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Some Minor Changes To TrainTimes

My UK train time table application for RISC OS called TrainTimes has had a few changes bringing it to version 1.20 New in this version is that the map icon on the station and future windows has been renamed as Info which when pressed brings up a menu with three choices which are National Rail … Continue reading "Some Minor Changes To TrainTimes"
TrainTimes Updated Software
Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:33:44 +0000

Minor Bug Fix For TrainTimes

My UK train timetable application for RISC OS called TrainTimes has had a little bug fix taking it to version 1.19 The bug was introduced in the previous version when I added links to wikipedia for the selected station, it occurs if Nominatim┬áhas not been seen by the filer and a wkipedia link was clicked … Continue reading "Minor Bug Fix For TrainTimes"
TrainTimes Updated Software
Thu, 28 Jul 2022 19:19:22 +0000

Set The Route Colour With KevNav

My UK route planning application for RISC OS called KevNav has had a couple of new features added taking it to version 1.04 New in this version is the ability to set the colour of the route colour and line thickness used in mapping software that can handle KML files. I have a short YouTube … Continue reading "Set The Route Colour With KevNav"
KevNav Updated Software
Mon, 18 Jul 2022 15:33:31 +0000

Wiki The Station With TrainTimes

My UK train time table application TrainTimes has had a little upgraded to version 1.18 New in this version is the ability to get the Wikipedia page for a station in the train route time table window with a right hand mouse click which opens up a menu with 3 options. The options are National … Continue reading "Wiki The Station With TrainTimes"
TrainTimes
Tue, 28 Jun 2022 15:11:28 +0000

Minor KevNav Update And Future Plans For It

My UK route finder application for RISC OS called KevNav has had a minor upgrade to take it to version 1.03 The upgrade is to fix a potential bug that if a description for a route had over 256 characters in it would cause the application to crash in the private transport route description. My … Continue reading "Minor KevNav Update And Future Plans For It"
KevNav
Tue, 21 Jun 2022 18:50:59 +0000

Public Transport Comes To KevNav

My UK route finder application for RISC OS KevNav has been upgraded to version 1.02 New in this version is the ability to select public transport as an option to do alongside of small motor vehicles and push bikes. Another new feature is if metric is selected and the distance is over a 1,000 metres … Continue reading "Public Transport Comes To KevNav"
KevNav Updated Software
Fri, 03 Jun 2022 19:55:49 +0000

Saint George and Kevsoft

A bit on the late side, but I have added on my software site on every Saint George’s Day a little Cross of Saint George flag will fly on the site and a Happy Saint George’s Day message will display. This should happen every year if I did not make a silly mistake. Happy Saint … Continue reading "Saint George and Kevsoft"
Site News
Sat, 23 Apr 2022 17:44:39 +0000

Fixing a Hard Space Bug With BusTimes

My application for RISC OS to get bus time table information for UK bus stops BusTimes has had a minor upgrade taking it to version 1.19 The upgrade is to fix a slight bug in which if a hard space was entered into any of the post code fields it would not fetch any information. … Continue reading "Fixing a Hard Space Bug With BusTimes"
BusTimes Updated Software
Mon, 28 Mar 2022 15:38:56 +0000

Set The Default Currencies

My application for RISC OS for currency exchange rate conversions called Currency has recently been upgraded to version 1.12 New in this version is the ability to set the default currency to convert from and convert to. Also when changing any currency then the current exchange rate is removed. Another update is that if for … Continue reading "Set The Default Currencies"
Currency Updated Software
Sun, 20 Mar 2022 11:42:31 +0000

Insert a Tip Here

A few days ago whilst doing some development on one of my applications (sorry cannot remember which one) I accidentally hit the Insert key whilst the cursor was in an input icon and the contents of the clipboard was copied into that icon. In all my many years of using RISC OS I never knew … Continue reading "Insert a Tip Here"
Hints and Tips
Tue, 08 Mar 2022 17:38:54 +0000
All the software on this site works with the RISC OS 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

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

Ffiller (295KB) a form filler that sends text to where the cursor is. Ideal in filling web forms etc. Current version is 1.18. The download contains 2 versions. In the directory called NewUsers is for first time users of the application and in the directory called Upgrade is for those upgrading from an earlier version as that will not overwrite your button data.

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 (549KB) 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 Vendors Lookup and requires wget and a working internet connection to work. Current version 1.05

QrCode (116KB) 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 2.01

KPDFutil (113KB) is a front end to PDFUtils which allows you to
  • Join 2 PDFs together
  • Split a PDF into multiple files 1 file per page
  • Convert a PDF into a postscript file
  • Convert a PDF into a text file
  • Extract images from PDF file
  • Convert a PDF file into PNG files
  • Convert a PDF file into JPEG files
  • Convert a PDF file into TIFF files
  • Convert a PDF file into NetPBM files
  • Convert a PDF file into a SVG file
  • Convert a PDF file into HTML files
  • Convert a PDF file into a XML file
  • Get Information about a PDF file
  • List fonts used in a PDF file
Current version is 1.05

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 (113KB) a virtual keyboard driven by the mouse and inserts the character clicked-on to wherever the cursor is. Also you have the ability to choose betweem different keyboard layouts and even to make your own layouts. Current version 1.08

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.

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 1.02

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. Current version 1.01

DadJokes (98KB) 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 1.01


KevNav (344KB) a navigational application for the UK giving the shortest allowable directions between two post codes. Requires a working internet connection and Wget, with the data coming from Transport API site. Current version 1.04

TrainTimes (1.0MB) 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 1.20. This application requires a working internet connection and Wget, with the data coming from Transport API site.

BusTimes (371KB) is an application that displays the times of up to the next 30 busses from a multiple UK bus stops, as well as the route the busses take. Current version is 1.19. This application requires a working internet connection and Wget, with the data coming from Transport API site.

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.


Time

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

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

TimeZones (199KB) an application to get information about various time zones from around the world. Requires working internet connection and Wget with the data coming from World Time API web site.

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+ (85KB) gets information about your MP, including their name, Constituency, Party, date entered the House of Commons, Debates spoke in the last year, Written answers (ministers only give written answers), written questions and attendance record, all displayed in a window, also a buttons called
  • Debates--> which opens a new window with upto the last ten debates by that MP,
  • Upcoming elections -> list any election happening in the area,
  • MP on the web list their web site, twitter page, facebook page and wikipedia entry,
  • Petitons- list the twenty most popular petitions in the constituency.
Also ten green buttons that launches a web browser to sites that give more Info they are
  • More about this MP
  • Write to this MP
  • Maiden Speech
  • Voting Record
  • Get email updates
  • Constituency info
  • Contact other representives
  • Report a street problem
  • Popular petitions in this constituency
  • Early Day Motions by this MP
This software requires wget an internet connection and a web browser. Current version is 2.01.

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 (130KB) 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 1.03


Financial

Currency.zip (146KB) 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 1.11

VATGST (245KB) an application to validate either Value Added Tax or General Sales Tax numbers, also to view VAT or GST rates for various countries. Requires a working internet connection, Curl and an API key from VAT Sense. The reason for an API key is that the free API allow just 100 calls per 30 day period. Current version 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 1.02

kHangman. (1.2MB) a Hangman game in which you can have different word list, with the option to look up the word the computer has picked and sound effects. Current version 1.01


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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