Scroll wheel support added to BusTimes and TrainTimes

The wheels Windows on the bus screen go scroll round and round up and down… Kevin Wells has released updates to two of his applications – BusTimes and TrainTimes – bringing them up to versions 1.16 and 1.15 respectively. The update adds scroll wheel support in both cases, so where they present a window that can be scrolled vertically, the wheel is now functional for that purpose.

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News nybble: TrainTimes 1.12 arrives at multiple stations

Kevin Wells has released a new version of TrainTimes, his software that looks up information about train and station timetables and routes via the Transport API website using Wget. The new version follows a similar route to BusTimes (which performs the same task for buses) in that it now allows multiple stations to be added to its quick access menu. The application has also had a couple of bugs fixed: the calendar window now recognises that October is a 31 day month rather than falling short by a day, and…

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News nybble: RandUser updated to version 1.02

Kevin Wells’ application for generating random users and data about them, ideal for generating test data for databases that need to be populated with data about people, has been updated to version 1.02. RandUser, which uses Wget to use the API provided by the Random User Generator website, now supports version 1.3 of that API, does a better job of saving images (retaining the last save path used, but replacing the leafname with the surname of the surname of the new randomly generated person), and can now save the data…

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News nybble: Currency now outputs CSV and HTML

Kevin Wells has updated his Currency application, which allows users to check exchange rates by tasking Wget to obtain data from the Free Currency Converter API site. The new version gains the ability to save the last eight days of exchange rates as either HTML for displaying in a web browser, or CSV for loading into a spreadsheet or other application. It also sees a bug dealt with, whereby the last eight days view stopped working for a short period.

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