Notes and Tools on Chinese Language and Culture

Are you interested in learning Chinese language and culture? These notes and tools may help you:

Online Chinese Calendar - Mobile Version This is the first mobile version of Online Chinese Calendar in Chinese. It offers a monthly Chinese calendar well designed for mobile browsers. The layout is fixed at 320x480 pixels to match most commonly used mobile device screens. Try to use it to find out when is the next Chinese New Year day.

Chinese-English On-line Dictionary This Chinese-English Dictionary allows you to search entries by Chinese words or English words. Each matching entry is displayed with 4 fields: simplified characters, traditional characters, pinyin presentations, and English definitions. It is a great tool for Chinese people to learn the English language and Westerners to learn the Chinese language.

Chinese-Pinyin On-line Translator This Chinese-Pinyin Translator allows you to convert a short Chinese character string into Chinese Mandarin pinyin presentations with sound clips of pronunciations. It's a nice tool to help you to read Chinese characters with correct Mandarin pronunciations.

Best Chinese Music This is a collection of best and well-known Chinese music works selected by the author based on popularity ratings. Many of them are available on the Internet for free download and online play/view.

Best Chinese Movies This is a collection of best Chinese movies selected by the author. Most of them are award winners of film competitions and film festivals. Many of them are available on the Internet for free download and online play/view.

Best Chinese TV Series This is a collection of best Chinese TV series selected by the author based on popularity ratings. Many of them are available on the Internet for free download and online play/view.

Herong's Tutorial Notes on GB2312 Character Set

This free book describes the GB2312 character set. It provides a mapping table of all GB2312 characters, native codes, corresponding Unicode codes and UTF8 codes. The Java program source code that produces the mapping table is also included. Topics include character set, Chinese, encoding, Java, GB2312 to Unicode, Unicode to GB2312, UTF8.

Building Chinese Web Sites using PHP This PHP tutorial book is a collection of notes and sample codes on building Chinese Web sites with PHP scripts. It can be used as a tutorial guide for beginners. Topics include installing PHP and Tomcat; creating PHP pages; displaying pages in Chinese; saving Chinese characters to MySQL database; fetching Chinese characters from MySQL database.

Herong's Notes on Chinese Calendar This book introduces you the Gregorian calendar and the Chinese Calendar. A Java program is provided to convert dates from the Gregorian calendar to the Chinese calendar. This program can also be used to print out Chinese calendars for 200 years between 1901 and 2100.

Chinese Festivals Introduction to Chinese traditional festivals like Chinese New Year, Lantern Festival, Qingming Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Chinese Valentine's Day, Mid Autumn Festival, Double Ninth Festival, Laba Festival, etc.

Lucky Wedding Dates Calendar Wedding calendars to help you finding your lucky wedding date.

Free PDF Chinese Calendar 2014 - Year of the Horse Nicely formatted Chinese calendar for 2014 in both Simplified and Traditional Chinese characters.

Free PDF Chinese Calendar 2015 - Year of the Goat Nicely formatted Chinese calendar for 2014 in both Simplified and Traditional Chinese characters.

和荣 笔记 - GB2312 字符集与编码对照表 这本手册用表格列出了 GB2312 汉字国家标准字符集的 全部字符和编码,以及每个字符所对应的 Unicode 编码。同时也列出了从 Unicode 到 GB2312 转换表。这些表格的程式制作也收录在这本手册中。

和荣笔 记 - 中国农历二百年算法及年历 - 简体 本书开始部分简单地介绍了日历的基本原理,同时也介 绍了目前中国使用的公历和农历的基本推算规则。中间部分列出了一个中国农历推 算原程式。这个程式采用了压缩数据,可以用来推算二百年农历日期。本书的其余 部分收录了由这个程式制作的二百年年历。

和荣 笔记 - 中国农历二百年算法及年历 - 繁体 本書開始部份簡單地介紹了日曆的基本原理,同時也介紹了目前中國使用的公曆和農曆的基本推算規則。中間部份列出了一個中國農曆推算原程式。這個程式採用了壓縮數據,可以用來推算二百年農曆日期。本書的其餘部份收錄了由這個程式製作的二百年年曆。

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