Kirk Evans Blog

.NET From a Markup Perspective

Using Silverlight and AOL’s Video Search

I had the pleasure of writing a series of articles for The AOL Developer Network, dev.aol.com.  The first two articles of the series are now posted.  Part 1 walks through some basics of using JavaScript with Silverlight and using the AJAX API for Truveo video search.  This is a great way to start from the… Read more

A Sad Day at AOL

Seems like there are some layoffs going on at AOL, and some really talented people are suddenly without jobs.  It’s really sad, as I have had the opportunity to meet quite a few folks over at AOL.  There was a transformation at AOL recently, where AOL left the staid-tried-and-true business model to an ad-driven model… Read more