Tag: adobe

  • Adobe Announces Plans To Discontinue Flash, Will Stop Supporting Entirely in 2020

    [Ding, dong, the witch is dead][link]: >But as open standards like HTML5, WebGL and WebAssembly have matured over the past several years, most now provide many of the capabilities and functionalities that plugins pioneered and have become a viable alternative for content on the web. Over time, we’ve seen helper apps evolve to become plugins,…

  • Adobe Shadow

    [A new iOS app from Adobe which helps you test websites you are developing locally on your mobile devices more easily][link]. Currently free in the App Store. [link]: http://itunes.apple.com/app/adobe-shadow/id498621426 “App Store – Adobe Shadow”

  • Adobe Discontinues Flash for Mobile Devices

    [Buried inside this inane, rambling, corpspeak, document is the fact that Adobe is abandoning Flash for mobile platforms][link]. This is a good thing for everyone, Adobe included. [link]: http://blogs.adobe.com/conversations/2011/11/flash-focus.html “Flash to Focus on PC Browsing and Mobile Apps; Adobe to More Aggressively Contribute to HTML5 Adobe Featured Blogs”

  • Another Brilliant Adobe Interface

    [This is what comes up when I double-click the Fireworks uninstaller.][link] It’s like these applications were designed by angry, angry, monks. [link]: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zerolives/4902173236/ “Screenshot on Flickr”

  • For The Uninitiated: Web Video Fracas 2010

    Adobe wants people to use Flash to play videos, primarily because they own the technology behind it (which makes them lots of money), and have enjoyed the majority of video on the web being played via Flash for quite some time. Adobe, by virtue of owning Flash, is the only real player in the Flash…

  • Flash CS5 will export to HTML5 Canvas

    [It’s nice to be able to link to something GOOD that Adobe is doing.][link] With Apple putting the kibosh on their Flash -> iPhone bridge, this is an even bigger deal. Apple does not, yet, control HTML. [link]: http://www.9to5mac.com/Flash-html5-canvas-35409730 “Flash CS5 will export to HTML5 Canvas | 9 to 5 Mac”

  • W3C Director Tim Berners-Lee Rejects Adobe’s HTML5 Procedural Arguements

    In other words, “[Sorry Adobe, but we’re going to keep making new things you don’t like.][link]” [link]: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Feb/0871.html “HTML+RDFa, Microdata, and Canvas in HTML WG from Tim Berners-Lee on 2010-02-25 (public-html@w3.org from February 2010)”

  • Jeffrey Zeldman on Flash, the iPad, and Standards

    [You can always count on Zeldman to say things like][link] >As the percentage of web users on non-Flash-capable platforms grows, developers who currently create Flash experiences with no fallbacks will have to rethink their strategy and start with the basics before adding a Flash layer. They will need to ensure that content and experience are…

  • Rebuttal.

    (photo sources: [douglubey.com][doug], [chris.pirillo.com][ch], [deconcept.com][de], [adobe.com][ad], [cutesoft.net][cs], [adrianparr.com][adr]) [doug]: http://douglubey.com/images/FlashPlayerPluginCrash.JPG “Doug Lubey” [de]: http://blog.deconcept.com/ “Deconcept” [ad]: http://adobe.com “Adobe” [cs]: http://cutesoft.com “Cutesoft” [adr]: http://adrianparr.com “Adrian Parr” [ch]: http://chris.pirillo.com “Chris Pirillo”

  • Browser Debugging Flowchart

    [This in-depth flow chart could be very helpful for people in IT Departments world-wide][link]. [link]: http://blog.davebc.com/post/233408442/browser-debugging-flowchart-via-lkm “1FPS Browser Debugging Flowchart via lkm”

  • Adobe and “Open Government” is Utter Bullshit

    [Chris Foresman takes on Adobe’s push for government use of it’s Flash, PDF, and other assorted proprietary formats][link]. It’s funny when an article that just presents facts can be so scathing: >After just a cursory browsing, here are some of the usability and data accessibility issues we observed. You can’t select, copy, or paste any…