Today at Build 2014, Microsoft Corp.'s developer conference, the company announced several advances to Windows including Windows Phone 8.1, the availability of Windows 8.1 Update, a converged developer platform, and a zero dollar royalty licensing programme for OEM and ODM partners developing smartphones and tablets with screens under nine inches. Microsoft detailed new developer opportunities on the Windows platform with a common platform across devices, a single toolset, a common infrastructure across the Windows and Windows Phone stores, and a clear commitment to interoperability. The announcements highlight Microsoft's continued commitment to its partners and the developer community by maximising opportunities across the broadest range of devices and services. Also as a part of the conference, Nokia announced three new Lumia smartphones for Windows Phone 8.1, including the flagship Lumia 930, the affordable Lumia 635 and the first dual-SIM Lumia 630. "The news today … [Read more...] about Microsoft showcases latest updates to Windows, opportunities for developers
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Open Studio in July - Andrea Radai and NGUYEN Trinh ThiOpening: Sat 13 Jul 2013, 10 am - 10 pm Nhasan COLLECTIVE 3rd Floor, Block A, 9 Tran Thanh Tong, Hanoi Please join us in the first Open Studio event of our programme, with newest works "Landscape Series #1″ (Video, 2013), "Landscape Series #1, 2, 3″ (Postcards, 2013 and on-going) by Nguyen Trinh Thi, and "Back to future" by Andrea Radai. Both artists will be present when the Open Studio event starts at 10 am in Nha San Collective. At 7 pm please join us in the art talk, where the artists discuss with audience about their work, ideas, concepts as well as about the works on display. The opening reception will take place before the talk, at 6 pm. Andrea Radai was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1964. Because of the work of her father, the Radai family lived for a couple of years in Vietnam and Laos during the 70′s. Back in Budapest, she applied to Art School, Magyar Képzömüvészeti Föiskola. A few years later she attended the Academy of … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR JULY 1 – 15 (daily updated)
If you’ve ever scrolled through your list of installed programs in Windows, wondering why there are so many versions of the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable on there, you’re not alone. Join us as we take a look at what these things are and why there are so many installed on your PC. What Is a Visual C++ Redistributable? Microsoft Visual C++ is a integrated development environment (IDE) used to create Windows applications in the C, C++, and C++/CLI programming languages. It was originally a standalone product, but is now included as part of Microsoft Visual Studio. It offers developers a single application in which they can write, edit, test, and debug their code. The programming environment includes access to a lot of shared code libraries, which let developers use already-developed code for specific procedures instead of having to write their own from scratch. That shared code takes the form of dynamic link libraries (DLLs), a term most Windows users … [Read more...] about Why Are There So Many “Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables” Installed on My PC?
Screening of two Operas "Cavalleria Rusticana" and "Pagliacci" Sun 19 Apr 2015, 3 pm and 7 pm Hanoi Cinematheque 22A Hai Bà Trưng, Hà Nội Come to the screening of the quintessential verismo operas: Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci. In the second half of the 1800's more operas were composed based on principles of French naturalism, called verismo in the Italian tradition. They took as their stories the problems that everyday people dealt with, as opposed to the gods and goddesses, kings and other royalty of opera stories a hundred years earlier. Cavalleria Rusticana, composed by Pietro Mascagni, and Pagliacci, composed by Ruggero Leoncavallo, are short one-act operas and are usually performed together as the double bill CAV/PAG. Both of these operas were composed in the 1890s, both works involve jilted lovers who seek and get revenge on their faithless lovers before the opera ends. The opera will be screened in the original Italian with English subtitles. For those with membership at … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 10-20 (daily updated)
Music Night "Những cây đàn biết hát" with Le Cat Trong Ly 09 and 10 May 2015, 8 pm Heritage Space Dolphin Plaza, 28 Tran Binh, My Dinh, Ha Noi In two music nights in Hanoi, Le Cat Trong Ly will perform 14 songs which are not the newest ones (like "Chênh vênh", "Ngày hôm qua ở đâu", "Bình minh", "Ngây ngây", "Michelle"…) but in the new style, arrangements and emotions. The combination between violin, viola, cello and flute will enhance her beautiful voice and support her in every note. In addition, you will have chance to talk with Le Cat Trong Ly, listen to her stories, experiences and the feelings deep inside. Ticket: 400 000 VND (50% discount for students. Please bring valid student card with you to check-in, this discount can only be applied to the card owner). Introduction of "Geronimo Stilton" in Vietnamese during European Literature Days 2015 Sun 10 May 2015, 2.30 pm Casa Italia 18 Le Phung Hieu, Hanoi You are invited to the book introduction of "Geronimo Stilton" in Vietnamese … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR May 1-10 (daily updated)