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Train Station Codes Added

To aid  a new application  I’m  in the middle of writing  I have created  a DataPower file called  Station Which list UK train stations and their  3 letter station code.  The data comes from a csv file from Network rail website Advertisements
DataPower Trains
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:09:48 +0000

Welcoming 5.24

Looking forward to the release of the next stable release of RISC OS, and congratulate everyone involved. You can view the status here of various platforms available to run RISC OS on.
Opinion Uncategorized
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 15:54:24 +0000

Create and Edit comes to Vkeyboard

My virtual keyboard application Vkeyboard has been upgraded with the ability to edit and create new keyboards.   The total number of keyboards allowed in theory is limited by the number of files  per directory your particular version of RISC OS allows.
Updated Software Vkeyboard
Sun, 14 Jan 2018 20:20:16 +0000

Various Updates To Vkeyboard

I have made various updates to my virtual keyboard application vkeyboard, they are New radio button added Lower which gives a lower case board Caps button changed to a radio button Shift button changed to a radio button Better handling when swapping cases Removed 77 limit on keyboards Title bar gives keyboard name and what case it is … Continue reading "Various Updates To Vkeyboard"
Updated Software Vkeyboard
Fri, 29 Dec 2017 20:00:21 +0000

Merry Christmas

To users of my software have a Merry Christmas and a prosperous new year.
Site News
Mon, 25 Dec 2017 09:00:18 +0000

MPdata+ New Feature Added

A new feature has been added to the application to keep tabs on your Member of the UK Parliament MPdata+. The new feature is a new button entitled MP on the Web which opens up a new window with the following MP’s own website Wikipedia page Twitter page Facebook page It will only show their web presence … Continue reading "MPdata+ New Feature Added"
MPdata+ Political Tools Updated Software
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 16:45:07 +0000

MPdata+ What Do You Want Added

I am in the middle of updating my UK Parliament MP checking application MPdata+ with a new window of the MP on the web, with their own website, on Wikipedia, Twitter and Facebook. If anyone wants other things added please let me know and if possible I will look to implementing it.
MPdata+ Political Tools
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 19:18:28 +0000

Good Idea In Plingstore

Whilst updating some of my software on Plingstore I noticed a rather good feature in it, which is a donate button. It is a good way to support developers of free software, with just a click of a button.
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 21:18:55 +0000

Swap and Convert Comes To Currency

A new button has been added to Currency which is a Swap and Convert button. Which swaps the from and to currencies around and gets the exchange rates at the same time. Also the currency symbol for Ethiopia has been added.
Currency Updated Software
Sun, 26 Nov 2017 12:42:44 +0000

Currency Symbols Comes Currency

My currency application Currency has been updated to version 1.05 with a sprite of the currency symbol if it is known under the Country Info section. Also menu ticks on items selected and on the from and to menus items selected on the other menu is greyed out. I will add missing currency symbols when I … Continue reading "Currency Symbols Comes Currency"
Currency Updated Software
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:31:45 +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 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 (60KB) 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 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 1.06 24 November 2017

RandUser(401KB) an application for creating random user data, like a Lorem Ipsum for people rather than text. The information come from and requires wget and a working internet connection.

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 (43KB)a lottery syndicate tester, for the main Lotto and Thunderball. It tells you how many number are winners and on which line. It is designed for the UK lottery. Current version is 1.12, 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 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+ (65KB) 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 1.14 03 December 2017.

MSPdata+ (62KB) 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 1.01 06 June 2017.

MLAdata+ (74KB) 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 1.01 06 June 2017.

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.


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

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.


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