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Mike Wood, Senior Lead Software Engineer
Senior Lead Software Engineer

Michael Wood has been with Beacon 9 years. He provides transactional programming expertise mostly in VB.NET and SQL Server. In the past he worked in the corporate worlds of AT&T and IBM.

Different ways to display results using the Nextopia Search API

By Mike Wood | July 20, 2015

Here at Beacon we use Nextopia to provide search results on several of the sites that we support. They do a great job of supplying an easy to use search solution for your site. There are several different ways to get the Nextopia search results content on your pages. You can make the search calls via java script snippets on your page.

Look or “View” Before You Leap

By Mike Wood | March 14, 2011

I think a good habit you can get into as a developer is to think about several ways to tackle a task instead of implementing the first solution that pops into your head.

Prevent Errors From Being Written to Application Event Log

By Mike Wood | December 19, 2010

I was going to write about the Peloponnesian War, its ramification on the course of Western Civilization and how that ancient struggle correlates to the Microsoft vs. Apple battles we see today. But, in addition to the fact that I really don’t know very much about the Athenians or Spartans, that war was fought, as my son Tyler would say, “a very long long day ago”.  Instead I’ll write about how in ASP.NET you can prevent an error from being written to the server’s application log.

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