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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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  1. Anonymous Coward
    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?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    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.

    1. illiad

      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...

  3. Anonymous Coward
    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?

    1. illiad

      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??

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "newfound HTML love"

    No.

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

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