Standard C++ and the Windows Runtime (C++/WinRT)

2016-11-29 KENNETH 0

Standard C++ and the Windows Runtime (C++/WinRT) The Windows Runtime (WinRT) is the technology that powers the Universal Windows Platform, letting developers write applications that are common to all Windows devices, from Xbox to PCs to HoloLens to phones.  Most of UWP can also be used by developers targeting traditional desktop applications. WinRT APIs are easily accessible from managed languages like C#, however for native C++ developers, using WinRT either requires a lot of complex COM code, or the use of Visual C++ component extensions, better known as C++/CX.  These language extensions allow C++ to understand the metadata describing WinRT objects, provide automatic reference counting of WinRT objects, and a variety of other things, but are not part of the standard C++ language. Now there’s an easier way for native C++ developers to use the standard, modern C++ language with [ more… ]

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Making MySQL Better for Operations

2016-11-29 KENNETH 0

Making MySQL Better for Operations In the MySQL team, one of our focuses over the last few releases has been improving the usability of the MySQL Server for operations teams.  The results can be seen in a number of areas: Our continued investment in Performance Schema.   … Source: Making MySQL Better for Operations

Windows 10 Tip: Three ways Cortana can help you this holiday

2016-11-29 KENNETH 0

Windows 10 Tip: Three ways Cortana can help you this holiday We’ve showed you how Cortana* can help you search your PC and the web – today, we’re sharing three ways Cortana can help you during the holidays, from tracking flights and packages to remembering your shopping lists! Set a reminder   We’re all running around like crazy this holiday season, so let Cortana remember things for you. Simply ask her to remind you to pick up the tree trimmings on your way home or ship a package before it’s too late. Make lists to track gifts Whether you’re planning gifts to buy, making a shopping list for a holiday meal or remembering what you need to do before leaving for vacation, you can easily use your voice or type to create a new list, add to an existing list [ more… ]

Prepare for a wintry Forza Horizon 3 adventure with Blizzard Mountain

2016-11-29 KENNETH 0

Prepare for a wintry Forza Horizon 3 adventure with Blizzard Mountain Get the snow tires ready and pack your best parka, because Blizzard Mountain beckons! The Blizzard Mountain Expansion for Forza Horizon 3 is coming Dec. 13 and bringing with it a Forza first – snow, ice, extreme elevations and blizzards to challenge players in their quest to become the King of the Mountain. Become King of the Mountain This brand-new campaign challenges players to compete in a series of thrilling events with the ultimate goal of becoming the King of the Mountain. With more than 50 new events and challenges to compete in, the expansion tests drivers’ skills across extreme weather and brand new race types, including Hill Climb, Descent and Blizzard race events. In addition, players will be able to take part in new Bucket List Blueprint and [ more… ]

AWS re:Invnet 2016 시즌이 돌아왔습니다!

2016-11-28 KENNETH 0

AWS re:Invnet 2016 시즌이 돌아왔습니다! 클라우드 컴퓨팅의 미래를 조망할 AWS re:Invent 2016이 11월 28일 부터 12월 1일까지 미국 라스베가스 현지에서 열립니다. 최신 AWS 클라우드 신규 서비스 출시를 담은 기조 연설을 비롯하여, 기술 심화 세션를 통한 교육, 다양한 클라우드 업계 전시 및 네트워킹 기회를 얻으실 수 있는 행사입니다. 올해는 전세계에서 3만명이 넘는 분들이 등록을 하셨고, 한국에서도 AWS를 사용하는 고객 및 파트너사에 근무하는 임직원 및 개발자 수백 분이 참석하기 위해 속속 라스베가스 현지로 들어오고 있습니다. 비록 현지에서 함께하지 못하지만, 한국에서도 re:Invent의 다양한 소식을 즐길 수 있도록 준비하였으니 많은 참여 부탁드립니다. 1. 한국어 키노트 생중계 re:Invent 행사의 메인 이벤트는 단연코 기조 연설을 들 수 있습니다. 올해는 2개의 기조 연설과 특별 세션을 준비하였으며, 아래의 시간대에 온라인 생중계를 통해 전해 드립니다. 특히, 올해는 한국어, 중국어, 일본어, 영어 등 4개국 언어로 현장 통역으로 들으실 수 있습니다. 11월 30일(수) 오후 1시-3시: James Hamilton, VP and Distinguished Engineer [ more… ]