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News nybble: Currency now peeks into very recent history

Kevin Wells has released a new version of Currency, an application that uses Wget to interrogate the Free Currency Converter API in order to examine exchange rates. Version 1.09 of the software sees it updated to use version 7 of the API, which adds the benefit of being able to look at the exchange rates […]

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News nybble: MACadd gets a bug fix

Kevin Wells has released another new version of MACadd, his application that looks up MAC addresses online and displays the found information. The latest version benefits from the removal of a bug whereby the application could crash if the MAC address being checked is either invalid, or not in the database of the MAC Vendors […]

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MACadd gets an API update

Kevin Wells has released a new version of MACadd, an application that retrieves information about the vendor associated with a given MAC address, and displays it to the user.

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News nybble: Save your bus route timetables

Following a similar facility being added recently to TrainTimes, Keven Wells has added a save facility to BusTimes – which performs a similar timetable look-up function as the first application, but for buses and stops rather than trains and stations. Kevin has also uploaded a short video demonstrating the new feature. Both pieces of software […]

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News nybble: TrainTimes updated to avoid crashes

No, no, not train crashes, you fools – application crashes! Kevin Wells has released an updated version of his TrainTimes application, which can be used to look up the trains due at a given station, to help planning any upcoming trips. Version 1.10 benefits from a bug fix that prevents it crashing when first run […]

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News nybble: TrainTimes gains save facility

Kevin Wells’ wget-based application for retrieving railway station timetables from the TransportAPI website can now save those timetables as either a text or CSV file, ready for loading into other applications. Now at version 1.08, TrainTimes is a free download, and Kevin has uploaded a short video demonstrating the new feature.

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Run DadJokes to see bad jokes

Or at least very (a)corny ones. Kevin Wells has released another application that makes use of Wget to act as an interface between the RISC OS user and a remote website. Called DadJokes, the purpose of the software this time isn’t to perform a useful service, but instead to do something much better – display […]

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News nybble: TrainTimes 1.05 arriving now

Kevin Wells has released another update to his TrainTimes application. The software, which uses Wget to interrogate the Transport API site, presents the user about trains due at a chosen station. Clicking on a button for any of those trains will reveal stations and times for that train’s route – and the new feature in […]

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News bit: Lcheck receives some bug fixes

Kevin Wells’ multi-lottery result checking application, Lcheck – which uses Wget to fetch the results and then parses and displays them in a user friendly format – has been updated to squash a couple of bugs.

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Murnong 2.32 released

Keeping up with the Joneses YouTube Wget Murnong, Christopher Martin’s application for downloading YouTube videos, has been updated to version 2.32. The software is designed to parse web pages fed to it that have been saved from YouTube, Google’s video sharing website, so that the address of the embedded video can be established. Once it’s […]