Cameron Beccario

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Never stop moving

It's been a year since I left Microsoft and moved to Japan to study Japanese at Yamasa. Now that my...

Author: cambecc Date: 04/02/2005

IsNot patent

I can't stand seeing my friends slammed on Slashdot yet again, so I'd like to say something about...

Author: cambecc Date: 02/22/2005

Analyzing the aggregate music tastes of Mac, Windows, Linux users

Recently, a friend of mine introduced me to Audioscrobbler. Using an audio player plug-in, your...

Author: cambecc Date: 01/29/2005

Installing Japanese Keyboards on Windows XP

A little while back I bought a Japanese keyboard to use with my laptop while docked. It's a...

Author: cambecc Date: 01/24/2005

I'm at war with the washing machine

I'm at war with the washing machine. No matter which countermeasures I take, this "home appliance"...

Author: cambecc Date: 01/17/2005

Outsider's Eyes

It may sound strange, but odd-numbered years always bring me better fortune than even-numbered...

Author: cambecc Date: 01/01/2005

TechEdの参加レビュー

TechEdは火曜日に始まりましたが、授業があったので、私は水曜日に名古屋から行きました。初めに参加したセッション はVisual Basic 2005でした。Visual...

Author: cambecc Date: 09/30/2004

People to thank, blogs as an emergent social network

Meeting people and building social networks is what makes conferences like TechEd really valuable....

Author: cambecc Date: 09/14/2004

TechEd part 2: Comega and VB

Finished another day here at TechEd. Saw a presentation on Visual Studio Team System. Wow. No wonder...

Author: cambecc Date: 09/10/2004

TechEd Impressions

I've finished my last session for the day here at TechEd. Right now I'm staring out over Yokohama...

Author: cambecc Date: 09/08/2004

Tech・Ed 2004 Yokohama

This week I will be attending TechEd 2004 Yokohama. The event runs from Tuesday, Sept. 7th, but I'll...

Author: cambecc Date: 09/05/2004

Happy Blog Birthday!

One year ago today/yesterday I created my first post, since then averaging one per month. I feel...

Author: cambecc Date: 07/20/2004

Sumo

A week ago three classmates and I went to the Nagoya Sumo tournament and the experience was simply...

Author: cambecc Date: 07/12/2004

Tokyo Trip Report: the Java-in-Japan question

Had a great time in Tokyo last week. Used Freespot to find some places with free wireless access,...

Author: cambecc Date: 07/06/2004

An Abstract Specification for Visual Basic Late Binding

In an earlier post, I talk about the implementation details of late bound expressions. That...

Author: cambecc Date: 06/27/2004

Tokyo

After three grueling months of Japanese language study, I'm ready for a break. Thankfully, summer...

Author: cambecc Date: 06/22/2004

I'm an Expert Trash Sorter

From my city's Offical Guide to Reducing Trash in the 21st Century. Sorting trash is not fun. I'd...

Author: cambecc Date: 06/22/2004

The Anatomy of a Late Bound Expression

When I first arrived at Microsoft to work on the Visual Basic team, I had no idea what Late Binding...

Author: cambecc Date: 06/01/2004

Life in Japan

(Next post will be about VB, honest! :) So far I've had 15 days of Japanese language class. I try...

Author: cambecc Date: 04/28/2004

Leaving Microsoft

Yesterday was my last day in the Visual Basic group at Microsoft. In a couple of weeks, I'm moving...

Author: cambecc Date: 03/17/2004

Notebook frustrations

This entry has nothing to do with Visual Basic, but I need an outlet for the frustrations I have...

Author: cambecc Date: 11/24/2003

Operator Overloading

One of the new features we're adding to Visual Basic is called Operator Overloading. This feature...

Author: cambecc Date: 10/20/2003

Unsigned Types

As you may have seen on the roadmap (http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/productinfo/roadmap.aspx),...

Author: cambecc Date: 08/18/2003

Chat chat chat...

On Tuesday, July 29th, 2003, I'll be participating in a chat with other members of the Visual Basic...

Author: cambecc Date: 07/22/2003

Performance techniques for converting Object to structures

If you're converting Object expressions to structures, you can tweak your code for a drastic...

Author: cambecc Date: 07/19/2003