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Setting up a Windows folder for access on RISC OS

A step by step guide to accessing a Windows Share from RISC OS. Judging by recent comments on the comp.sys.acorn.networking usenet group, it seems there is a lack of documentation on how use the Lan Manager TCPIP client (referred to simply as ‘LanMan’ from this point forward) on a RISC OS computer to access a […]

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Midlands Midsummer Mugshow 2012

Soft Rock Software will be in attendance at this year’s Midlands Show, which will be held on Saturday, 7th July from 11am until 4pm, in St John’s Church Hall, 205 Warwick Road, Kenilworth CV8 1HY. Pop along to the stand and discuss any of Soft Rock Software’s products, such as WebChange and Quicksand (which, although […]

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Beagleboard / ARMini compatibility

I am pleased to report that having now set up the ARMini computer that I purchased at Wakefield 2011, I have been able to briefly test the following pieces of software and found that they appear to work without problem: WebChange – the website maintenance tool for RISC OS computers. The software features a wealth […]

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Soft Rock Software at Wakefield 2011

I am pleased to confirm that Soft Rock Software will again be attending the premier event in the RISC OS Calendar, the Wakefield Show, which will be held on Saturday, 16th April, 2011, at the Cedar Court Hotel, Calder Grove, Wakefield. I will be discussing and demonstrating WebChange and talking about anything else available from […]

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RISC OS London Show

With apologies for mentioning this a bit later than I should have done, Soft Rock Software will be attending the RISC OS London Show on the 23rd October, 2010, at the St Giles Hotel in Feltham, London. Full details can be found on the official website for the show. There will, sadly, be no new […]

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32bit WebChange for RISC OS Now Available

I am pleased to announce that, as planned, to coincide with Soft Rock Software’s 21st birthday, a 32bit version of WebChange is available for RISC OS users to download, free of charge from the WebChange website. The software is technically still a beta version – the last of the main functions having been added over […]

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Midlands Midsummer Mugshow 2010

I am pleased to announce that Soft Rock Software will be in attendance at the Midlands Midsummer Mugshow, which this year takes place on Saturday 10th July at St John’s Church Hall, 205 Warwick Road, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1HY (full details on the website). This event is the closest one to Soft Rock Software‘s 21st […]

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WebChange and WebChange Pro

Soft Rock Software’s flagship product, WebChange, is to become two products – WebChange and WebChange Pro. The first of these, to be released later this year, will be WebChange. This will be a free download, to replace the 26bit version which is currently free to download from the WebChange website. This free release will provide […]

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Wakefield RISC OS Show 2010

I am pleased to announce that Soft Rock Software has booked a stand at the 2010 Wakefield Acorn and RISC OS Show, which this year takes place on Saturday 24th April at the Wakefield Cedar Court Hotel, where I will be again showing off WebChange Pro.

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Quicksand: Diary of a RISC OS game

While tidying up some old files I discovered the following text, which I had written in late 2007. It’s some notes I wrote up about how Quicksand (a text adventure game for RISC OS) came about, and a broad outline of how it was written. I think I was intending to finish it and publish […]