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Drag'n'Drop 10i4 edition reviewed

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:51, 22/2/2021 |
 
If you are looking for some RISC OS reading to keep you busy and entertained we can recommend the latest edition of Drag'n'Drop.
 
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Running Python on RISC OS

Posted by Mark Stephens on 08:35, 18/2/2021 |
 
It is really exciting to see a modern version of Python running on RISC OS. Python 3.8 has been out for several months now and there is a beta version of Python3.10 available to test from Chris Johns here. Chris talked about bringing Python to RISC OS in an interview for Icon Bar last year.
 
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Rougol February online meeting with Steffen Huber

Posted by Mark Stephens on 22:00, 15/2/2021 |
 
This months speaker was Steffen Huber, the man behind Hubersn Software, talking about his RISC OS experiences and his software. Being online makes it much easier to attend and there were 40+ attendees this time. As usual all mistakes and omissions in the notes are mine (apologies).
 
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CloudFS updated to 0.33

Posted by Mark Stephens on 13:20, 8/2/2021 |
 
It is always pleasant to find software is updated, and CloudFS from Elesar has received an update.
 
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TextEase reviewed - Paint

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:59, 1/2/2021 |
 
TextEase if far more than just a DTP package. Depending on the version you buy, there are several additional programs included. In our first article, we looked at TextEase as a DTP/Word-processor and the packages available. In this part, we look at the Paint application (!TePaint).
 
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TextEase reviewed - Spreadsheet

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:59, 25/1/2021 |
 
TextEase if far more than just a DTP package. Depending on the version you buy, there are several additional programs included. In our first article, we looked at TextEase as a DTP/Word-processor and the packages available. In this part, we look at the Spreadsheet application (!TeTable).
 
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PinBoard updated to alpha8b

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:44, 25/1/2021 |
 
The Pinboard replacement being developed by RISCOS Developments continues to evolve and has now reached alpha8b. We looked at an early alpha in a previous article. The idea is to improve the RISC OS desktop experience and additional functionality with a dropin replacement writen in C. It includes the ablility to save files to the desktop, sticky notes and to have a carousel of alternating backdrop images.
 
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AMCOG games at the January ROUGOL meeting

Posted by Mark Stephens on 21:35, 18/1/2021 |
 
The speaker for the January ROUGOL meeting was Anthony Bartram of AMCOG games, giving us an update of what he had been up to since he last visited ROUGOL (remember those days when we used to meet in person!).
 
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TextEase reviewed - Presenter

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R-Comp RISC OS installer updated to 5.28

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Iris Christmas release adds more features

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Textease 5.95 released

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Drag'n'Drop 10i3 edition reviewed

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Andrew Rawnsley is the speaker for the December ROUGOL meeting

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