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Old 11-09-2011, 01:10 AM   #1
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ZDNet: Adobe ceases development on mobile browser Flash

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/perlow/exc...on-html5/19226

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Our future work with Flash on mobile devices will be focused on enabling Flash developers to package native apps with Adobe AIR for all the major app stores. We will no longer adapt Flash Player for mobile devices to new browser, OS version or device configurations. Some of our source code licensees may opt to continue working on and releasing their own implementations. We will continue to support the current Android and PlayBook configurations with critical bug fixes and security updates.
Also laying of 750 workers, or over 7% of their workforce.
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Old 11-09-2011, 01:19 AM   #2
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so no more flash games on mobile browsers?
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Old 11-09-2011, 01:21 AM   #3
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so no more flash games on mobile browsers?
The future is HTML5.
And Adobe Air, of course
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Old 11-09-2011, 03:02 AM   #4
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This is good news for the industry, although not, of course, for those people who will be losing their jobs. The sooner that people switch to HTML5, the better.
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Old 11-09-2011, 07:41 AM   #5
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One less bullet point for android devices. I've never missed flash on any of my iOS devices. Steve called it & as always he was a visionary.

I don't know that people will necessarily lose their jobs. Now they just need to learn something different.
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Old 11-09-2011, 08:58 AM   #6
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Strange move from Adobe. Not quite clear why they would do it, with android having more than half of the smartphone market already.

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Steve called it & as always he was a visionary.
Steve also called google docs and all google services "shit", which makes me believe he wasn't that much of a visionary.
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Old 11-09-2011, 09:21 AM   #7
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Strange move from Adobe. Not quite clear why they would do it, with android having more than half of the smartphone market already.



Steve also called google docs and all google services "shit", which makes me believe he wasn't that much of a visionary.
He called that HTML5 would supplant flash, and discontinued flash support...
four or five device generations before there was much HTML5 content on the web for people who chose Apple devices over competitors who have flash support.

How visionary.
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One less bullet point for android devices. I've never missed flash on any of my iOS devices. Steve called it & as always he was a visionary.
I don't know that people will necessarily lose their jobs. Now they just need to learn something different.
If you read the quote/article it says Adobe will continue to support Android and Playbook.
They also will continue to develop flash for the desktop wich still makes android flash support relevant.
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Strange move from Adobe. Not quite clear why they would do it, with android having more than half of the smartphone market already.
What does Android's market share have to do with Adobe's future?
Do you really think Flash was a major factor in Android's mobile success? I can think of half a dozen much more important reasons.
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Old 11-09-2011, 10:17 AM   #10
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Somewhere, Steve Jobs is laughing....
From what I've read, Flash just wasn't great on mobile devices, period. It did work, after a fashion, which pleased the geeky set who could then say " See, Flash DOES work on mobile devices" , but didn't really give you a good user experience.
Let's just compliment Adobe for throwing in the towel and finally realizing that Flash wasn't for mobile. I look forward to what this great tech company will do with HTML 5
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Old 11-09-2011, 10:22 AM   #11
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THOUGHTS ON FLASH

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In addition, Flash has not performed well on mobile devices. We have routinely asked Adobe to show us Flash performing well on a mobile device, any mobile device, for a few years now. We have never seen it. Adobe publicly said that Flash would ship on a smartphone in early 2009, then the second half of 2009, then the first half of 2010, and now they say the second half of 2010. We think it will eventually ship, but we’re glad we didn’t hold our breath. Who knows how it will perform?
We now know how it performed. Time to move on.
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Old 11-09-2011, 12:13 PM   #12
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Adobe's official post on the issue:
http://blogs.adobe.com/conversations...ash-focus.html

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We will no longer continue to develop Flash Player in the browser to work with new mobile device configurations (chipset, browser, OS version, etc.) following the upcoming release of Flash Player 11.1 for Android and BlackBerry PlayBook.
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Flash should just die. I hate flash, even on my PC.
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Steve also called google docs and all google services "shit", which makes me believe he wasn't that much of a visionary.
Well, I wouldn't extend that comment to various Google services, which are quite terrific (Gmail, Google+, Android, Google Maps... and, of course, Google itself).

But Google Docs is, indeed, a heaping pile of cow dung.
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Strange move from Adobe. Not quite clear why they would do it, with android having more than half of the smartphone market already.



Steve also called google docs and all google services "shit", which makes me believe he wasn't that much of a visionary.
I think it might have something to do with M$' announcement that they wouldn't support Flash in Windows Phone.
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