Silver's Simple Site - Weblog - 2016
Offline London Underground routing on your phone
There are probably a number of apps available for this as well, but none that I've found for
Windows Phone are any good. Even desktop routing via Google Maps or Bing Maps has not been very good at estimating journey times for me.
So I made a website which does it, just how I like it, with the following features:
Application Cache to remain available even with no data connection
Browse lines, stations and routes
Show all possible routes with duration and stops
Entirely front-end code, using
Offline Tube: https://offlinetube.co.uk
| Permalink Author: Silver | Tags: Offline, Tube | Posted: 08:00PM on Sunday, 07 February, 2016 | Comments: 0
ChatZilla Plugin: Network Trace
plugin for ChatZilla allows you to see the incoming and outgoing network messages easily.
Without any arguments, displays the tracing status for the current network.
argument, controls the tracing status for the current network. "true", "on", "yes" and "1" will enable tracing. "false", "off", "no" and "0" will disable tracing.
[<<] PING :fripp.mozilla.org [>>] PONG :fripp.mozilla.org [>>] JOIN #channel [<<] :Nickname!chatzilla@hostname JOIN :#channel [<<] :fripp.mozilla.org 353 Nickname = #channel :@Nickname [<<] :fripp.mozilla.org 366 Nickname #channel :End of /NAMES list. [>>] MODE #channel [<<] :fripp.mozilla.org 324 Nickname #channel +nt [<<] :fripp.mozilla.org 329 Nickname #channel 1454711109 [>>] PART #channel : [<<] :Nicknamefirstname.lastname@example.org.IP PART #channel :""
If you have
ChatZilla build 0.9.92 2016-02-08 19:00 or later, you can do:
Otherwise, due to a bug, you will need to
download the master archive and extract it in to a new subfolder of the " " folder. This can be found inside the path shown by the command " scripts ".
[INFO] Preference “profilePath” is “C:\Users\James\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\secret.dev-edition-default\chatzilla”.
means the best place to extract the archive is
| Permalink Author: Silver | Tags: ChatZilla, Scripts | Posted: 09:30PM on Sunday, 14 February, 2016 | Comments: 0
ChatZilla Plugin: Topic Diff
plugin for ChatZilla shows you the changes made to a channel's topic.
=-= Nickname has changed the topic to “ChatZilla topic diff test” =-= Nickname has changed the topic to “ChatZilla diff test” =-= Nickname deleted "topic ". =-= Nickname has changed the topic to “ChatZilla diff testing!” =-= Nickname added "ing!". =-= Nickname has changed the topic to “ChatZilla topic diffing” =-= Nickname added "topic ", deleted " test", deleted "!".
| Permalink Author: Silver | Tags: ChatZilla, Scripts | Posted: 08:00PM on Sunday, 21 February, 2016 | Comments: 0
ChatZilla Plugin: Activity in Title
plugin for ChatZilla shows activity in channels and private messages in the title bar.
Display - Text
The textual display shows up to three groups, each containing a list of views in that state.
indicates items with stalk events (e.g. mentions of your nickname, stalk words, and private messages).
indicates items with chat events (e.g. all talking in channels).
indicates items with superfluous events (e.g. joins, parts, topic changes).
Display - Symbol
The symbolic display shows a single symbol for each view, in the same order as the textual display groups.
indicates an item with stalk events (e.g. mentions of your nickname, stalk words, and private messages).
indicates an item with chat events (e.g. all talking in channels).
indicates an item with superfluous events (e.g. joins, parts, topic changes).
display.symbol boolean (default )
When enabled, the display is just status symbols (
, ! and + ). Otherwise, the display is (possibly truncated) names.
display.crop integer (default )
Specifies how much of the view name to include, in characters. A value of
turns off truncation.
titlebar.event boolean (default )
When enabled, the title bar includes superfluous events.
titlebar.chat boolean (default )
When enabled, the title bar includes chat events.
titlebar.stalk boolean (default )
When enabled, the title bar includes stalk events.
<UserA, UserB> [#channelA] (#channelB) ChatZilla!
In this example,
and UserA have stalk events, UserB has chat events, and #channelA has superfluous events. Superfluous events are hidden by default.
This is the same as the example above, but with
set to display.symbol .
| Permalink Author: Silver | Tags: ChatZilla, Scripts | Posted: 09:00PM on Sunday, 28 February, 2016 | Comments: 0
ChatZilla Plugin: Input Keys
plugin for ChatZilla lets you type most text formatting commands with keyboard shortcuts.
for reset (original)
| Permalink Author: Silver | Tags: ChatZilla, Scripts | Posted: 09:00PM on Sunday, 13 March, 2016 | Comments: 0
Open Rails 1.1
Open Rails 1.1 has been released!
Refuelling from water troughs added
Activity restricted speed zones added
Switching control to another train (AI and static) added
Auxiliary tender support added
Blended dynamic brakes support added
Improved sound cut-off distances
Additional sound triggers added
Multiple freight animations added
Loading/unloading animations for freight animations added
Join/split functionality with player and AI trains improved
Code has been re-factored to ease future developments
3D cabs loaded by default when present
Quick access to documentation from the menu
Activity events can now dynamically change the weather
AI trains can now get permission to pass signals at danger
Super-elevation updated and harmonic-rocking improved
Manual signalling mode can be engaged while moving
Compressor information now shown in HUD
Additional locomotive's brake status now shown in HUD
Engine brakes extended to work with tender
Keyboard commands for cutting off power and setting brakes off added
EP brake partial release support added
Brake pipe pressure propagation improved
Bailoff on twin pipe airbrakes improved
Engine and independent brakes improved
3D cab digital gauges improved
Train lights condition for "service" improved
Sound looping improved
Stereo/mono cab sounds improved compatibility
Gear cab view control added
Projected speed cab view control added
Friction braking cab view control improved
Night-switching of cab view in tunnels improved
"Variable1" in gearless diesels improved
"Variable2" in electrics improved
"Variable3" in diesels and electrics improved
Multiplayer can now connect to domain names in addition to IPs
Options to limit safe speed through curves, with penalties for breaches
Options for improved weather visuals on supported systems
Optimizated selection of track sounds
Correction of faulty engine parameters added
Activity event popup is larger and more responsive to lots of text
Messages for AI trains improved
Train Operations window updates at reversal points
Signal lights reliability improved
Save/Resume after train reversal improved
Fuel consumption calculations improved
Doors open correctly after reversal
"Include" directive for content improved
Open Rails develops features and bug fixes in public at
Open Rails is distributed under the GNU GPL v3 free software license
| Permalink Author: Silver | Tags: Open Rails | Posted: 07:30PM on Sunday, 27 March, 2016 | Comments: 0
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