The Icon Bar Technology news and views The state of PackMan in 2018 http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1437.html In a previous article we've looked at what software is available via !PackMan. But what if you're a developer who wants to get your software listed - where do you start? Elesar releases new version of Prophet http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1436.html Hot on the heels of updating Font Directory Pro, Elesar have announced a new release of the resurrected Accounting package Prophet. Orpheus launch crowdfunding campaign http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1434.html RISC OS friendly ISP and hosting provider Orpheus Internet have recently launched a crowd funding campaign, with the goal of helping to raise the funds needed to set up a second data centre in a new location. This new data centre will act as a mirror of their primary data centre, providing some much-needed redundancy for when things go wrong - like the incident early last month that left all of their servers unreachable for several hours, and left some systems down for a couple of days. July News round-up http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1431.html Some things we noticed this month. What did you see? RISC OS ports website http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1430.html If you are a MacOS user, you have probably heard of MacPorts (unless you are a Howebrew fan). RiscOSM continues to expand its horizons http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1432.html We wrote previously about the welcome continued improvements in Organizer. Another application which continues to see welcome regular improvements is RiscOSM, the software which allows you to create your own maps from raw data. These can then be exported to other RISC OS applications. Font Directory Pro moves to 3.23 http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1433.html Elesar have released an updated version of Font Directory Pro. As the version number suggests, this is just an incremental update. It does add one really useful feature (suggested by a user) to allow text on the global clipboard to be used in the application. CashBook and other goodies http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1429.html Steve Fryatt is a well-known face in the RISC OS world and a regular fixture at RISC OS shows where his stand always has lots of interesting software. June News Round-up http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1427.html Some things we noticed this month. What did you see? !Organizer updated to 2.28a http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1428.html A surprise release at Wakefield 2018 was an updated version of !Organizer (2.28a). As the number suggests, this is an incremental update to fix bugs and also add minor improvements to the ToDo Section and the interaction with RiscOSM. According to the change log there are 30 changes in the code from v2.28