Office

Office 365 (with OneDrive, Exchange) license

Install 365 in up to 5 machines per business account

https://www.office.com/

Office 365: OneDrive tutorial

Each business account has up to 5TB of storage on OneDrive

Upload files and folders

Create files and folders

Turn on OneDrive backup

Share files and folders

Sync OneDrive files and folders

Sync files with OneDrive files on demand

Office 365: Word tutorial

Create documents efficiently

Insert Hyperlinks

Remove Hyperlinks

Find and Replace Text

Insert Table

Insert Picture

Text Wrap

Create a bulleted or numbered list

Apply styles

Convert or save to PDF

Edit a PDF

Write an equation or formula

Create a bibliography, citations, and references

Insert footnotes and endnotes

Office 365: PowerPoint tutorial

For presentation

Slides and Layouts

Texts and Tables

Present slideshows

Animation, Videos and audio

Office 365: Excel tutorial

Perform data analysis

Rows and Columns

Cells

Formulas and Functions

Tables

Charts

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Webpage tools

Google Chrome (alternative web browser)

https://www.google.com/chrome/

Notepad++: Text editor for HTML file

https://notepad-plus-plus.org/

HTML: SeaMonkey - composer

https://www.seamonkey-project.org/

HTML5 standards

https://www.w3schools.com/html/default.asp

CSS standards

https://www.w3schools.com/html/default.asp

Mobile navigation bar example

https://www.adam-bray.com/2017/02/18/create-a-html-5-and-css-3-mobile-navigation-bar/

JavaScript tutorial

https://www.w3schools.com/js/default.asp

JavaScript tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkZNo7MFNFg (3:26:42)

PHP tutorial

https://www.w3schools.com/php/default.asp

XAMPP (Apache+MariaDB+PHP) server (for testing only)

https://www.apachefriends.org/index.html

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Math/Stat tools

Math package: GNU Octave

https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/download.html

requires Java Runtime Environment

Statistics

http://www.gnu.org/software/pspp/pspp.html

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Multimedia tools

realplayer

https://www.real.com/

VLC media player

https://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html

Music font

MusiSync font, MusiQwik font

Picture editor: GIMP

https://www.gimp.org/downloads/

Online image editor

https://ezgif.com/

Color code chart

https://www.computerhope.com/htmcolor.htm

Higin

Panorama photo stitcher

https://sourceforge.net/projects/hugin/

360 Product Viewer & Publishing Software

https://www.webrotate360.com/products/webrotate-360-product-viewer.aspx

Serverless (FaaS) versus Containers

https://www.serverless.com/blog/serverless-faas-vs-containers

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Computing language

Popularity of Programming Language

http://pypl.github.io/PYPL.html

Average Python developer salary in the USA

Key Findings in 2020 Salary Index Report

https://hk.jobsdb.com/en-hk/pages/job-seeker-salary-report/

20 Best Free Python Tutorials for 2020

https://medium.com/@DigitalDefynd/20-best-free-python-tutorials-for-2020-2a290cb633fd

Intro to Python Tutorial

https://www.learnpython.org/

Functional Programming HOWTO

https://docs.python.org/3/howto/functional.html

Functional Programming in Python (course)

https://realpython.com/courses/functional-programming-python/

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Software Development

Unity (development platform for 2D and 3D games) license

https://unity3d.com/get-unity/download

Eclipse (IDE) license

https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/

Apache NetBeans IDE (integrated development environment) license

https://netbeans.org/

Visual Studio Community (Edit and debug codes IDE) license

https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/

development environment

https://repl.it/

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Animation, Modeling, Rendering SW

Autodesk 3DS MAX (3D modeling and rendering software) license

https://www.autodesk.com/products/3ds-max/overview

Autodesk AUTOCAD (design) license

https://www.autodesk.com/products/autocad/overview

Autodesk MAYA (animation, modeling, simulation and rendering SW) license

https://www.autodesk.com/products/maya/overview

SketchUp (3D design SW) license

https://www.sketchup.com/

V-Ray (visualization plugin for 3D computer graphics SW) license

https://www.chaosgroup.com/download-free-trials

Adobe Creative Cloud (many creative tools) license

https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud.html

3blue1brown animation on maths

https://www.3blue1brown.com/

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Aritificial Intelligence Platform

H2O machine learning platformlicense

https://h2o.ai

GCP Marketplace

https://cloud.google.com/ai-platform/deep-learning-vm/docs/cloud-marketplace

Data Science Virtual Machines

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/virtual-machines/data-science-virtual-machines/

AWS Deep Learning AMIs

https://aws.amazon.com/machine-learning/amis/

Floydhub

https://www.floydhub.com/product/build

Lambda GPU Cloud for Deep Learning

https://lambdalabs.com/service/gpu-cloud

GPU benchmark comparison

https://www.videocardbenchmark.net/gpu_value.html#xy_scatter_graph

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Aritificial Intelligence Software

Tensorflow (Google)

https://www.tensorflow.org/install

Azure (Microsoft)

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/downloads/

PyTorch

https://pytorch.org/

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Files tools

File transfer: winscp

https://winscp.net/eng/index.php

How to Setup an FTP Server in Windows 7

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWpZkhXnhds&vl=en

PDFill PDF Editor

https://www.pdfill.com/pdf_tools_free.html

briss (crop and repaginate pdf file)

https://briss.en.softonic.com/

7 zip

https://www.7-zip.org/download.html

PDFill PDF writer

http://www.pdfill.com/freewriter_support.html#1

bullzip PDF Printer

http://www.bullzip.com/products/pdf/info.php

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC:

https://get.adobe.com/reader/

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Communication tools

WeChat for Windows

https://www.wechat.com/en/

WhatsApp (Windows PC)

https://www.whatsapp.com/download/

Sending message to phone number

https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=number

Number starts with country code, a space (replace with %20) then the local phone number

https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=+852%20

Zoom meeting

https://zoom.us/

Skype

https://www.skype.com/en/

Schedule meeting

https://doodle.com/

Mentimeter (vote online)

https://www.menti.com/

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Security tools

Malwarebytes (trial)

www.malwarebytes.com

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Chinese language tools

Fanti Jianti conversion

http://bunbun000.com/home/word/index.htm

pinyin搜狗輸入法

https://pinyin.sogou.com/

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VM, OS, VPN

VirtualBox (Virtual Machine)

https://virtualbox.en.softonic.com/

How to connect to VirtualBox VM desktop remotely:

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-connect-to-a-virtualbox-vm-desktop-remotely/

Ubuntu (Linux OS)

https://ubuntu.com/download/desktop

ProtonVPN

https://protonvpn.com/

Chrome Remote Desktop

https://remotedesktop.google.com/access/

Microsoft Remote Desktop

https://www.microsoft.com/en-hk/download/details.aspx?id=50042

15 Cloud Computing Online Courses

https://geekflare.com/learn-cloud-computing/

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VM, Containers, Kubenetes

Virtual Machines

https://www.ibm.com/cloud/learn/virtual-machines

Virtual Machine

https://www.howtogeek.com/196060/beginner-geek-how-to-create-and-use-virtual-machines/

Containers vs VMs

https://phoenixnap.com/kb/containers-vs-vms

Containers 101

https://cloud.google.com/containers

Tutorials

https://www.videocardbenchmark.net/gpu_value.html#all-time-xy_scatter_graph

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Links

Innovation and Technology Fund

https://www.itf.gov.hk/l-eng/WhatsNew.asp?textmode=0

University Grants Committee: Faculty Development Scheme

https://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/funding_opport/competitive_research/fds.html

University Grants Committee: Collaborative Research Grant

https://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/funding_opport/competitive_research/ids_crg.html

University Grants Committee: Research Infrastructure Grant

https://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/funding_opport/competitive_research/ids_rig.html

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute

https://www.itf.gov.hk/

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Intro to Applied Linear Algebra - Vectors, Matrices, and Least Squares by Stephen Boyd and Lieven Vandenberghe

http://vmls-book.stanford.edu/

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