Tag: Flash

Adobe roadmap for the Flash runtimes

Adobe roadmap for the Flash runtimes | Adobe Developer Connection. This is an interesting skim-through. It looks like Adobe is going to shift Flash into focusing on gaming and “premium” video for the next decade. I can understand wanting to hold on to gaming, as the HTML5 game development space has

Posted: February 23, 2012

HTML5 Video Player – Video.js

HTML5 Video Player | Video.js. Quite an impressive open source implementation of HTML5’s video. It aims for a cross-browser, consistent implementation of a modern video player. It’s fully featured and includes a lightweight Flash fallback (yes, that’s still both applicable and important). Additionally, you can piggyback the CDN-hosted version, or go ahead and do it […]

Posted: January 11, 2012

Adiós Flash, Hola Edge

ADC Presents – Preview of the “Edge Prototype” tool for HTML5 | Adobe TV. Edge is touted as “A tool for doing HTML5 animations” but personally I’m guessing this is how Adobe plans to handle the whole “Flash” situation as time goes on. A number of things struck me as I watched the video: Layer […]

Posted: October 26, 2010

Thoughts on Flash

Today Mr. Steve Jobs published a lengthy piece titled Thoughts on Flash throughout which he explains Apple’s position on Flash and the reasons behind its absence on the best devices ever invented. I wanted to jot down some of our thoughts on Adobe’s Flash products so that customers and critics may better understand why we […]

Posted: April 29, 2010

Building Functional Alt Sites using SWFAddress

When developing a full Flash website, it is very important to provide an effective alternate site for viewing. SWFAddress helps extensively with exactly that.

Posted: May 18, 2009

Essential ActionScript 3.0 Book Review

Essential ActionScript 3.0 by Colin Moock is an in depth resource for learning AS3. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone looking to really learn the ins and outs of AS3.

Posted: August 11, 2008

Current Events: Google’s Improved Flash Indexing

Google recently updated their indexing algorithm to include textual Flash content. Is that a good or bad thing?

Posted: July 07, 2008

A Quick Update Regarding the (End of My) Break

After taking a few weeks off, I’ll be returning to our regularly scheduled publications starting next week: June 23, 2008

Posted: June 16, 2008

Regarding Unrest in the Web Standards Community

Some designers, developers, and those devoted to the Web have become frustrated with the rate at which the some agencies and organizations operate, as well as the true goals of said organizations. In this article I offer my opinion on the issue and ask for yours.

Posted: August 20, 2007

Typography in Headings: sIFR? Image Replacement?

While sIFR has garnered quite a bit of attention and support, I have yet to see it implemented all that often. Is CSS based image replacement preferred?

Posted: May 28, 2007