The Icon Bar Technology news and views RISC OS interview with Chris Johnson This time round, we talk to Chris Johnson, long time software developer of his own applications and more recently recently fo several 'orphan programs' from others. April update for Iris browser There is another update for the Iris browser (now version 1.010). March News Round-up Some things we noticed this month. What did you see? LanMan98 revisited Another program to be 'adopted' by RISC OS Developments in 2020 was LanMan98. This works with LanManFS. It provides faster access to Windows network shares and also better naming and mapping options. I wrote this article on 2.06 and RISC OS Developments have just released v2.08 RISC OS Developments updates Iris Iris continues to evolve and RISC OS Developments announced v1.008 in their latest newsletter. Git comes to RISC OS If you keep an eye on the RISC OS bounties, you will have noticed one for Git. The bounty is now underway and more details are here. In this article we explain all you need to know about Git. Daryl Dudey talks about Graphics Programming Using DARIC Tonight's online talk was by Daryl Dudley, with a starting audience of 45 people. Daryl Dudey ROUGOL interview on monday Quick reminder that Daryl is the speaker for the monday night online ROUGOL meeting. It is free to attend and you just need Zoom to watch it. Acorn Preservation Team want to help archive your old data before it's too late The need to preserve data from the BBC Micro days is becoming more and more urgent as time goes by since many of the discs are now well over 35 years old and many will be starting to degrade - if they haven't already. During this weekend's all-day ABug event, the Acorn Preservation Team gave an update on their recent project to recover the data from the original source code discs for several of Matthew Atkinson's games for the BBC Micro including Repton 3, UIM, Tempest and The Living Daylights. ROOL updates DDE ROOL has released an updated version of the DDE toolset for RISC OS. This is still release 30, but adds some powerful new features.