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Adobe has kicked off its worldwide "Create the Web" tour by announcing a new set of applications aimed at making it easier for developers and designers to build graphically rich, interactive applications based on web standards. You read that right: web standards, not Flash. Flash's star has been waning for web and mobile …

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Anonymous Coward

Hopefully affordable tools, like £50 or so not £500.

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Trollface

"affordable tools"

We're still talking about Adobe, right?

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Anonymous Coward

Ads

With HTML'5' canvas, css3, and JavaScript ads and other 'rich' experiences, there is no simple way to block them, turn a plug-in off, or otherwise block them across the board.

Since a huge number of Flash complaints related to the content that it was being used for - annoying ads - (rather than for example, the security issues, or memory issues) there will be a lot of people up in arms over the new standards compliant Adobe.

There will also be a lot of ex-Flash devs who are tooling up, working out the best way to do full page take-overs, and otherwise control your browsers for advertising in slick and inescapable ways... like me! Downvote.

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Re: Ads

yes, you wanted flash to die, now guess what you got???? a replacement, and the whole set of problems that you had with flash!!!!! LOL ROFL LMFAO.... :D

The BBC has got it going with AIR, now its the devs turn to wake up, months later...

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Anonymous Coward

No mention of video

Given the widespread use of Flash video players, what is Adobe's new position on the great HTML5 no video standard debate?

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Re: No mention of video

the problem is, most young protesters don't even know the difference between flash & swf for web-pages, or even just a standalone player for them!!! :/

as for playing videos without flash support, have you not heard of 'streaming video', that youtube uses to play on Iphone??

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Anonymous Coward

"newfound HTML love"

No.

http://www.adobe.com/products/dreamweaver.html

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