The Icon Bar Technology news and views More Acorn Magazine nostalgia 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 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 Some things we noticed this month. What did you see? DDE tools updated to DDE28c Over the summer, ROOL quietly slipped out another update to their DDE toolset. We saw an update in April and the July release of DDEc is another incremental release. PackMan in practice For this first article looking at how to create PackMan/RiscPkg packages, I've decided to use my SunEd program as a guinea pig. Being a simple C application with no dependencies on other packages, it'll be one of the most straightforward things on my site to get working, and one of the easiest for other people to understand. Orpheus hits crowdfunding target In July, Orpheus announced their plan to crowdfund their new project. RISC OS interview with Jeroen Vermeulen This time, it is our pleasure to interview Jeroen Vermeulen, who has just released a RISC OS remake of the old BBC Micro game Dickie Brickie, which is now free on !Store. Acorn World at Cambridge computer museum, 8-9th Sept 2018 Acorn World 2018 August News round-up Some things we noticed this month. What did you see? The state of PackMan in 2018 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?