It’s Official. Flash is Terminally Ill

Adobe intends to let it die.

see ZDnet

Now, to see what HTML5 is all about…


<video width=”320″ height=”240″ controls=”controls”>
<source src=”movie.mp4″ type=”video/mp4″ />
<source src=”movie.ogg” type=”video/ogg” />
<source src=”movie.webm” type=”video/webm” />
Your browser does not support the video tag.

Hey! That looks pretty easy. It could eliminate a lot of that JavaScripting and make good use of the ubiquitous web browsers. No need to hunt for plugins, no lack of support issues with GNU/Linux. I like it. More here.

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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2 Responses to It’s Official. Flash is Terminally Ill

  1. oiaohm says:

    Ray really no. actionscript in flash is a relation to javascript.

    At some point the flash functionality will be doable.

    Big question now is online digital rights management is it dead.

  2. Ray says:

    I have a feeling that flash will eventually become an HTML5 SDK.

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