The Icon Bar Technology news and views PackMan in practice, part 2 http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1452.html As mentioned at the end of part one, this article about creating PackMan packages is going to look at what's necessary to generate distribution index files, ROOL pointer files, and how these tasks can be automated. Towards the end I'll also be taking a look at some options for automating the uploading of the files to your website. GPS becomes Data Logger http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1451.html At the recent London Show Chris Hall was showing his new Data Logger. Here he gives some info into the new hardware October News Headlines http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1446.html Some things we noticed this month. What did you see? RISC OS London Show Report 2018 http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1448.html The 10th London show took place at its regular venue on Saturday 27th October (St Giles Hotel - Feltham, London). It was a warm and sunny autumn day (always a good start). The bridge next to the Show was closed this year which made the journey more complex... RISC OS London Show 2018 - Notes from the talks http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1449.html Here are my notes from the talks. Any mistakes or omissions are mine. RISC OS London Show 2018 - pictures http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1450.html Here is a selection of pictures to show you what the event was like..... RISC OS source code to be relicensed under the Apache open source license http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1447.html Hot on the heals of the reveal that RISC OS Developments had acquired Castle Technology and with it the rights to RISC OS 5, more news on the future of RISC OS has emerged this week: RISC OS Developments are working with RISC OS Open to relicense RISC OS under the Apache 2.0 License, a popular and fairly permissive open-source license. More Acorn Magazine nostalgia http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1445.html In a previous article, we covered some of the online resources for reading online some of the magazine from past years. RISC OS London Show 2018 http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1444.html This year's London Show is due to take place on Saturday the 27th of October, at the usual location of the St. Giles Hotel in Feltham. The show runs from 11 AM to 5 PM, with tickets being GBP5 at the door (and under-16's free). Exhibitors this year are set to include:3rd Event Technologies, with the AMCS Music Creation systemABUG, aka the Acorn and BBC Micro User GroupAdrian Lees with Aemulour and GeminusAnthony Bartram of AMCOG Games, possibly with a brand new game ready for releaseArchive Magazine, who will be celebrating their 30th birthdayBBC Media Preservation with Paul EmertonChris Hall, who will be selling his new !FamTree app, as well as showing off his Raspberry Pi powered GPS unitCJE Micro's / The Fourth Dimension, who plan to have their band-new Pi-topRO v2 available, along with as many of their existing products as possibleDrag 'n Drop MagazineNigel WIllmott with OrganizerR-Comp with many of their products, including the new mini.m (providing they haven't lost it down the back of the sofa)Retro Software, including some previews of in-development gamesAndy Marks of RISC OS Bits, who will also be showing off some of Ident Computers's productsRISC OS Developments Ltd, who may have new information to share during their theatre presentationRISC OS Open Ltd, who are likely to have copies of RISC OS 5.24 available, along with progress updates on the bounty system and moreNeil Fazakerley's Riscy RobotsThe RISC OS User Group Of LondonMatthew and Peter Howkins with the latest version of RPCEmuSine Nomine SoftwareVince Hudd of Soft Rock SoftwareSteve Drain with Basalt and other thingsSteve Fryatt with CashBook, PrintPDF and Locate2Richard Broadhurst's Tricky GamingRobC's VideoNuLA addon for the BBC MicroAnd last but not least, the charity stand, who will be raising money for Combat StressIf that's not enough, there's also likely to be a full set of theatre presentations, from presenters including CJE, R-Comp, RISC OS Developments, and RISC OS Open. September News round-up http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1440.html Some things we noticed this month. What did you see?