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Corny and Cheesy Jokes Comes to RISC OS

I have uploaded a new application called  DadJokes. DadJokes is an application that displays a random corny joke and allows you to send that joke to where the cursor is. This application requires wget  to work and a working internet connection. The data comes from https://icanhazdadjoke.com/. I have uploaded a short  YouTube video. Advertisements
Dad Jokes New Software
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:13:27 +0000

Currency Updated

My currency exchange rate application Currency  has been updated to version 1.07. The update is to use the newer API from Currency Converter  which was version 3 but is currently at version 6. I don’t know what happened to versions 4 and 5. One thing I do know that there is an extra currency available. Please note … Continue reading "Currency Updated"
Currency Updated Software
Wed, 05 Dec 2018 16:18:29 +0000

Improvements To TrainTimes

My UK train timetable application TrainTimes  has had improvements to it and they are Bug fix in which if there was 10 trains exactly then it would give a button to display up to the next 10 trains The same if there was exactly 20 trains Correct spelling of departure Change aimed to scheduled Hour glass … Continue reading "Improvements To TrainTimes"
TrainTimes Updated Software
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 16:53:01 +0000

Upgrade To TrainTimes

My UK train station timetable application TrainTimes has been upgraded to version 1.05. New in this version is by clicking on a station on the train timetable open ups the station timetable for that station. Clicking in the iconbar icon reloads your default station. This application requires a working internet connection and Wget to work. The … Continue reading "Upgrade To TrainTimes"
TrainTimes Updated Software
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:20:52 +0000

Menu Improvements To VKeyboard

I have made some menu Improvements to my virtual keyboard application VKeyboard . The improvements are Menu tick for currently selected board Blank space in menus removed. When first loaded menu tick for default board.   Before image.                                      … Continue reading "Menu Improvements To VKeyboard"
Updated Software Vkeyboard
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:45:06 +0000

TrainTimes Gets Another Update

I have made a few updates to my UK train time table application  TrainTimes. The updates are: If no trains for that station it displays No trains at the moment for this station UTF8 code for & displays the & ThiscaThis application requires a working internet connection and Wget  to work. The data comes from the  Transport … Continue reading "TrainTimes Gets Another Update"
TrainTimes Updated Software
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 14:30:35 +0000

Longer Bus Routes For BusTimes

My UK bus timetable BusTimes  has been updated to version 1.02, you may ask what happened to version1.01, that was an internal release only. New in this release is Bus routes with up to 85 stops on it up from 60 If there are no busses it displays No Busses at the moment This application requires  Wget to … Continue reading "Longer Bus Routes For BusTimes"
BusTimes Updated Software
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 13:55:03 +0000

Scrabble Word Checker Added

I added a new page to the Kevsoft web site called Scrabble Word Checker which checks if a word is a valid Scrabble word and gives the normal score for that word, plus the definition of the said word. As a bonus it also does the same for Words With Friends.
Site News
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 19:20:44 +0000

Updates To TrainTimes

My UK train time table application  TrainTimes has had a few updates. Train time table updated to cope with upstream API change Template files changed to not to crash hen using HID This application requires  wget and a working internet connection. The data comes from Transport API  site.
Trains TrainTimes Uncategorized Updated Software
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:59:22 +0000

Updates To StreetFix

My application to view and report issues in your area StreetFix  has been upgraded. One of the upgrade is to fix an issue with HID  which caused a crash when using a scroll wheel. The other upgrade was to fix a spelling mistake on the main window title. This application requires wget .to work and a working internet … Continue reading "Updates To StreetFix"
StreetFix Updated Software
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 13:54:36 +0000
All the software on this site works with the RISCOS operating. If you use another operating system do not use these programmes as they will not work, but will work with Virtual Acorn or RPCemu.

Desk Top Software

Tina (52KB) a Talking clock. Speaks the time but needs the Speech Module from here

Passman (82KB) a password manager application for web site logins. Single user at the moment but multiple user is planned for a future version. Current version 1.00

Form Filler (59KB) a form filler that sends text to where the cursor is. Ideal in filling web forms etc. Current version is 1.15. To upgrade from an earlier version Click Here it is recommended that those who have an earlier version of Form Filler get the upgrade rather than the full download, as the upgrade will not overwrite their button data.

Kclock (50KB) a small clock that displays the time and date in a window on the screen.

Cpm (46KB) Cost per mile. Works out the cost per mile and income per mile.

Laptime (42KB) a simple programme to work out average speed over any distance and whatever unit of measurement you want. Current version is 1.02.

Divide (47KB) a division tester for dividing by 2 up to 12 plus pot luck. Current version is 1.01.

Times (41KB) a times table test for the 2 times up to the 12 times table.

IPwhois (68KB) gets the contact information about an IP address or domain name from whois.domaintool.com and displays it in a web browser. Help in English, German and Dutch. Current version 1.02A.

Link (80KB) is a simple applicaton that inserts proper HTML code for links and email address for use on web sites. HTML instructions in English, German and Dutch. Current version 1.00

MACadd (57KB) a simple application that displays information about a MAC Address, the Company name, their address, starting and finishing ranges. It also allows you to output the name and address to the cursor at the press of a button. The data comes from MAC Address Lookup and requires wget and a working internet connection to work. Current version 1.01

QrCode (72KB) an application to generate QR Codes, which can then be saved in a variety of different formats and pixel sizes. The QR Code is created by QR Code Generator web site and the application requires wget and a working internet connection to work. Current version 1.00a

LipsumK (57KB) a simple application to create a Lorem Ipsum in either English or Latin. Current version 1.00 27 September 2010.

Nag (108KB) outputs a word, sentence or a phrase multiple times to where the cursor is. Current version is 1.00 25 April 2011

VKeyboard (101KB)a virtual keyboard driven by the mouse and inserts the character clicked-on to wherever the cursor is. Current version 1.05

AmaSearch (76KB) a tool for searching for product from the various Amazon stores from around the world. This software requires a working internet connection and a web browser.

Currency (131KB) an application that gives the exchange rate from one currency to another. Requires a working internet connection and Wget. The data comes from The Free Currency Converter API site. Current version is 1.07

RandUser.zip (309KB) an application for creating random user data, like a Lorem Ipsum for people rather than text. The information come from https://randomuser.me and requires wget and a working internet connection. Current version 1.01

TrainTimes 857KB) is an application that displays the times of up to the next 30 trains for a particular UK train station and also the time table of a particular train for that station. Current version is 1.05. This application requires a working internet connection and Wget, with the data coming from Transport API site.

BusTimes (216KB) is an application that displays the times of up to the next 10 busses from a particlualr UK bus stop. Current version is 1.02. This application requires a working internet connection and Wget, with the data coming from Transport API site.

Kweather.zip (4.2MB) is an application for displaying the weather details for over 200,000 locations from around the world, location file included. This application requires a working internet connection, Wget and an API key from Open Weather Map which is also where the data comes from.

DadJokes (96KB) is an application that fetches a random joke from Icanhazdadjoke and displays it in a window, it also allows you to put the text of the joke to where the cursor is. It requires Wget amd a working internet connection. Current version is 1.00


Lotteries/Raffles etc

100Club (62KB)a small application for drawing of "100 clubs", in which you drop a csv file containing the number and names of the people in the 100 club and it draws the winning numbers and names. It can be used for up to a 999 member club. Current version 1.00 02 November 2010.

Bingo (66KB) a bingo number generator for UK based bingo rules, it draws a random number between 1 and 90 and then displays the number and also records the numbers already drawn. Current version is 1.02. Help is in English and German.

KDraw (66KB) draws random numbers between two numbers selected by the user upto 99,999 ideal for Christmas draws etc. Current version is 1.02 03 July 2009

Raffle2 (146KB) is the desktop version of Raffle. Choose the number of books sold, the colours of each book sold, and the first and last number of each book sold and the computer will draw the winning numbers out. It will not display the same ticket twice. Current version 2.00 03 May 2009.

Lcheck.zip (64KB) a lottery syndicate tester, for the main Lotto, Thunderball and Euro Millions. It tells you how many number are winners and on which line. It is designed for the UK lottery. Current version is 1.13, upgrade from earlier versions (49KB). Please note to use the option of getting the last 11 draws wget is required and a working internet connection.


Political and Civic Tools

MPdata (78KB) gets information about your MP; hear what they have said, contact them and report a problem in your street to the relevant authority. This is for the UK Parliament only. Current version is 1.04 (21 Jane 2008). This software requires a working internet connection and a web browser

MPdata+ (81KB) gets information about your MP, including their name, Constituency, Party, date entered the House of Commons, Majority, Swing to lose seat, Debates spoke in the last year, Written answers (ministers only give written answers), written questions and date of birth, all displayed in a window, also a button called Debates--> which opens a new window with the last four debates by that MP, plus eight green buttons that launches a web browser to sites that give more Info; write to this MP, their maiden speech, constituency info. Early Day Motions signed by them. Plus Petitions for the local council, contact other representives and report a problem in your street. This software requires wget an internet connection and a web browser. Current version is 1.16 17 May 2018.

MSPdata+ (68KB) gets information about your 8 MSPs, including their name, constituency, party and when they entered the Scottish Parliament, plus you can get extra info about the 8 MSPs their last 4 debates they took part in. This software requires wget an internet connection and a web browser. Current version is 1.02 17 May 2018.

MLAdata+ (85KB) gets information about your 6 MLAs, including their name, constituency, party and when they entered the Northern Irish Assembly, plus you can get extra info about the 8 MLAs their last 4 debates they took part in. This software requires wget an internet connection and a web browser. Current version is 1.02 17 May 2018 .

MPdataAU (59KB) gets information about your member of the House of Representatives in the Australian Parliament, including their name, date they entered Parliament, their party, constituency, office they hold if any and the date they took up that office. Also the last four debates they took part in. This software requires wget an internet connection and a web browser. Current version is 1.02 18 March 2015.

MPdebate (71KB) gets information about debates in Westminster Hall, House of Commons and the House of Lords, as well as Written answers and Written ministerial statements from the UK parliament. Current version is 1.00 05 January 2009. This software requires a working internet connection and a web browser.

FOI (77KB) searches for Freedom of Information request on the WhatDoTheyKnow site for UK request and Right to Know for Australian request. Requires a working internet connection and a web browser. Current Version is 1.01 25 September 2014.

StreetFix an applciation for displaying and reproting problems to the relevant UK local authority, e.g street lights not working, potholes etc. The data comes from FixMyStreet web site and requires wget an internet connection and a web browser. Current version is 1.01


Games

Kim (101KB) a memory game where ten objects are hidden and you have to remember where they are hidden by clicking on the icon that corresponds to the chosen object, very loosely based on the game Kim's Game in the Rudyard Kipling book Kim. Current version 1.01 24 Febuary 2009, changes in this version is it now has 2 levels of play.

Kevmon (73KB) a game based on the late 1970's electronic game Simon in which you have to remember the sequence of coloured lights. Current version is 1.02 16 August 2012, changes from previous version is that you have a normal level with 4 colours or expert with 8 colours.

13s (634KB) a desktop patience game played on a 3 x 3 grid in which you have to make 13 from either one or two cards, a King counts as 13 in it's own right, whilst a Queen is counts as 12 so will need an Ace to make 13, A Jack counts as 11, so will need a two to make 13. The first card is laid face up on the first grid, if you cannot make 13 with that card, you then click on the deck and the next card is put in the next grid position, once all the grid positions have been filled and you still cannot make 13 then the game is over, if you can make 13 with either a King on it's own or with the combination of two other cards, just click on the card or cards and if you do have 13 then new cards will be placed on top of those cards. Current version is 1.00 04 May 2010

Kquiz (235KB) A trivia application in which you are asked 10 questions from a variety of subjects and difficulty levels. This application requires wget an internet connection, with the information coming from the Open Trivia Database site. Current version 1.01 13 August 2018

Fireworkz resources

Cash (6KB) gives coins and notes breakdown for any given amount.

DataPower resources

Station a database of UK railway stations name with their 3 letter code.

Misc Resources

Stations (51KB) a csv file of UK railway stations and their 3 letter code.

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