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Rougol London Shows returns this month

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:30, 11/10/2021 |
 
The long-running London Show is back in person after a couple of years being online only. It is running 11am - 5pm and tickets remain a pre-Covid fiver on the door (free to under 16s).

The Show takes place on Saturday 30th October (just over 2 weeks away) and is back to its usual venue of St. Giles Hotel, Feltham. If you are thinking of making this a weekend away, Rougol have also sorted out a discount code (ROUGOL) to stay at the hotel.
 
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CodeCraft #4 voting open

Posted by Jeffrey Lee on 20:00, 7/10/2021 | , , ,
 
The submission period for the CodeCraft #4 demo coding competition has now closed, which means now comes the part that every one can get involved with: Voting!

9 entries were received in total, but because voting is on a per-category basis, only 7 of the entries are eligible for voting (the other two are in categories that only received one entry). There are five entries in the 256 byte intro category, and two entries in the 1KB intro category.

Download links and YouTube videos of all the applicable demos are available here on pout.net, and information about the voting process (and an all-in-one download archive for the submissions) is available here. At the time of writing, there is an issue which is preventing the CodeCraft website from being updated with this information.

The deadline for voting is Sunday the 17th of October.
 
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PinBoard 2.0 reaches Alpha9

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:38, 5/10/2021 |
 
The replacement PinBoard module (designed to be a backwards compatible repalacement for the existing module but also add lots of new features) has now reached version alpha9. I have been running previous versions on my Titanium for some time, so updated to the latest version.
 
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September News round-up

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:22, 30/9/2021 |
 
Some things we noticed this month. What did you see?

The Icon Bar turned 22 years old.
 
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Wakefield Show 2022 announcement

Posted by Mark Stephens on 13:09, 29/9/2021 |
 
Some very welcome news from the organisers of the Wakefield Show.....
 
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September Rougol talk by Bernard Boase

Posted by Mark Stephens on 21:25, 20/9/2021 |
 
Tonghts talk was another hybrid online /offline event with most people attending via Zoom.
Bernard's talk grew out of his Archive article comparing several RISC OS distros.
 
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Monday night is Rougol September talk on RISC OS distributions

Posted by Mark Stephens on 08:30, 17/9/2021 |
 
The September Rougol meeting is on monday night and you can attend in person at the pub or via Zoom.
 
This months speaker is Bernard Boase with the talk which would have happened in March 2020, but was delayed due to events....
 
Bernard will be be looking at the different distributions you can get (ROOL's ePic, RISC OS Direct and RPCEmu's retro releases), what is included, how they compare and what changes we would like to suggest.
 
Rougol website
 
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Archive 25:4 reviewed

Posted by Mark Stephens on 16:52, 13/9/2021 |
 


Archive 25:4 (August/September 2021) has arrived. This is another 56 page monster, full of news, reviews and articles. The large number of colour screenshots makes it feel even longer. I think Jim Nagel would very much approve of the high production standards of his successor. The list of authors (both new and familiar) in this edition is also very encouraging.
 
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Arculator updated to add A4 emulation and more podule support

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TextEase updated to 5.99

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Drag'n'Drop 10i6 reviewed

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August News round-up

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DPlingScan revisited

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Are you signed up for the Acorn News Service?

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