Now on iOS

Meal Plan and Grocery List is now available in the Apple App Store.  The app is free and contains no adds at present.  I have been working for several years toward getting a software development job.  The program is free for that purpose.  This version includes a new recipe selector for adding to the meal plan.  

Hundreds of datasets from libraries, archives, and museums

Douglas McCarthy and Andrea Wallace produced a survey of data access policies and data sources.  It’s in Google Docs and called the Survey of GLAM open access policy and practice [2.0]. It’s an excellent resource with the license terms and web locations of hundreds of datasets from libraries, archives, and museums.

Desktop Shortcuts for Kids, new for 2019

Desktop Shortcuts for Kids is now available with an update facility for new shortcuts.  It works on multiple platforms and the shortcuts can be created for Edge, Opera, Firefox, Vivaldi, Internet Explorer, or Chrome.  The shortcuts will open the website in the preferred browser regardless of default browser settings. Simply choose the Browser and click the “Add Shortcuts to Desktop” button.  Delete any unused shortcuts.  This version has YouTube,…
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Now on Android

Meal Plan and Grocery List maker is now on Android.  It is available from Google Play and the Amazon App Store. The recipes are included in the application. No subscription is necessary.  

CentOS 7 Repository for Owncloud Desktop Client

CentOS 7 Repository for OwnCloud desktop sync client is online. This application works well with Nextcloud.  Use (k)statusnotifieritem/appindicator extension and Topicons plus extensions in Gnome to ensure the icon works as it should. The Url is https://robertknight.io/el7/robertknightio.repo To add the repo, type the following command: yum-config-manager –add-repo https://robertknight.io/el7/robertknightio.repo

Desktop Shortcuts for Kids 5.2.1

This is the VBscript for shortcuts on Windows 10 that open in Edge browser. ‘ Desktop Shortcuts for Kids, for Windows 10 ‘ Robert Knight ‘ bobby@rdknight.net ‘ version 5 – July 2017 ‘ ———————————————————-‘ Option Explicit Dim wscript_shell_object Dim shortcut_working_directory Dim shortcut_save_location Dim shortcut_file_object Dim EXEC Dim ICON Dim DESCRIPTION Set wscript_shell_object = CreateObject(“WScript.Shell”) shortcut_working_directory =”C:\Windows” shortcut_save_location = wscript_shell_object.SpecialFolders(“Desktop”) Set shortcut_file_object = wscript_shell_object.CreateShortcut(shortcut_save_location & “\” & DESCRIPTION &…
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Data to S3 with command line and encryption

This article details how to archive folders with their contents, encrypt the archives, upload them to S3, and remove the local copies.  A typical usage might be to archive the version of a website that I have with twenty thousand files on a certain date before changing the folder layouts of images for ten thousand images.

Better Update Browser shareware

Better Update Browser is now updates capable. The first two releases of this application did not allow updates because the updates facility that I use does not allow administrator access.  To bypass this, there is now a peculiarity.  Install the application as normal.  Then open it, and then click the close button to exit the program.  Upon clicking the exit button, the application will ask you if you want…
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Osmhic Calculator shareware

Osmhic Calculator 2.2 is now released.  This is fully-featured shareware.  This includes update-capability and is now an ongoing project.  This application first appeared on Windows Desktop a few years ago, and fell by the wayside.  A basic version of Osmhic Calculator is also included in the Windows store for Desktop and Mobile. Download Osmhic-2.2.0.1 and start getting better insight today.