All hot AIR?
Run Flash = get PWNED.
Congratulations, Androids are now wide open to malware.
Adobe Systems is bringing its Flash-based AIR runtime to mobile devices, with Google's Android the first potential host. Adobe will show a preview running on Motorola's Droid and Milestone phones at the Mobile World Congress today in Barcelona, Spain, with general availability promised later this year. AIR combines Flash with …
AIR runs on Flash, but it isn't Flash. As mentioned in the article, the native compilation to iPhone app seems so much more efficient, it's a real shame we won't be seeing it on Android either.
There are a few frameworks allowing users to code for both iPhone and Android but they're all incomplete and without a major backer. Adobe could really fill that space if they wanted.
I already watch "youtubes" and "iplayer" on my iphone, and why do I need to install another layer on top of the Iphone OS? You can be sure that any website that forces me to install things like Java or flash and provides no alternative, will no longer have my business. All the articles i read about flash assumes that all users want it. NO. In my company, no flash and no java on our laptops. Guess what? I never missed them.
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