Updates To StreetFix

My application to view and report issues in your area StreetFix  has been upgraded.

One of the upgrade is to fix an issue with HID  which caused a crash when using a scroll wheel.

The other upgrade was to fix a spelling mistake on the main window title.

This application requires wget .to work and a working internet connection. The data comes from FixMyStreet

 

 

 

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Get That Street Light Fixed With SteetFix

My new application StreetFix allows you to view and report problems in your neighborhood.

Viewing problems is done by entering a UK postcode which then displays up to 10 latest reports and by clicking on the description opens up a web browser to that reports page on  FixMyStreet the data comes from.

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Clicking on Report a Problem opens a web browser on the FixMyStreet reporting page which will send that report to the correct local authority.

This application requires a working internet connection and Wget  to work.

One Library To Bind Them

My three UK  representative checking applications  MPdata+, for keeping tabs on your Member of Parliament, MSPdata+ for keeping tabs on your Members of the Scottish Parliament and MLAdata+ for keeping tabs on your Members of the Northern Irish Assembly.

All three applications uses a library to convert HTML entities and convert them into text.

All three applications requires Wget a working internet connection and the information comes from They Work For You.

Elections Comes To MPdata+

My UK  Member of Parliament  application MPdata+ has been  updated  with upcoming elections in your area.

A new window opens with the date time and what type of election it is, with buttons for more information which takes you to Who Can I Vote For site, the other button downloads the .ics file.

The data comes from Who Can I Vote For site in a .ics file.

This is my first .ics file conversation so I’m interested in locations that break the new feature.

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MPdata+ New Feature Added

A new feature has been added to the application to keep tabs on your Member of the UK Parliament MPdata+.

The new feature is a new button entitled MP on the Web which opens up a new window with the following

  • MP’s own website
  • Wikipedia page
  • Twitter page
  • Facebook page

It will only show their web presence if known.

This application requires a working internet connection and wget to work.
Information comes from the excellent They Work For You.
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