Mozilla and Adobe pointed fingers, but eventually fixed multiple crash bugs
During the past few years, flash games are widely applied to Facebook games due to its good interactive and stable running features. However, some people start to concern about its fate as Adobe claims to end Flash use in mobile device. Is Flash really out in Facebook game development? Surely the answer is a big NO! Plenty evidences show flash will not lose its dominant position in Facebook game development, at least for now.
Adobe made a stop in Chicago for their North American Flash Tour.
The Flash Tour took place on May 16, 2012 at the Leo Burnett offices, and Adobe evangelists Mike Chambers and Lee Brimelow were on hand to talk about the future of Adobe Flash and what’s new and upcoming for the technology. Flash is widely used for online advertising, the videos on YouTube, among many other uses like online games.
Several changes that Adobe made in Flash 11.3 aim to boost the browser plugin’s security and reduce its susceptibility to attacks. The most significant of those changes is the introduction of sandboxing on the Windows platform.
Summary: Microsoft’s upcoming operating system Windows 8 will support Flash. Finally, a selling point for the tablet. While it’s not exactly “full fat” Flash, it could keep the add-on in play for years to come.
Benchmarks run by Spaceport.io show that HTML5 runs “six to ten times slower” on smartphones than on “a modern laptop” — in this case, a MacBook Pro with an Intel Core i7 processor. “Repeated tests, using a variety of animation techniques, show that while modern iOS and Android smartphones can handle simple HTML5 games like blackjack and Scrabble, complex games and applications are much further down the road,” says Spaceport.
It appears that ditching Adobe System’ Flash Player wasn’t as easy as Microsoft thought earlier this year.
Because screenshots from WinUnleaked show the browser plug-in working even in the Metro version of IE10 where Microsoft had earlier said plug-ins would be barred.
Flash News of the Week—Adobe Promises to Patch Vulnerability of Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash Pro
After a complaint from outraged users and security experts alike, Adobe has changed direction and promised to provide free patches for older versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash Professional to close eight critical vulnerabilities. The company didn’t specify when the free updates would be available for users.
May 7, 2012, Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the immediate availability of Adobe Creative Suite 6 software. The CS6 product line includes powerful new releases of Photoshop, InDesign, lllustrator, Dreamweaver, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Flash Professional and other products as well as four suite versions – Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium; Creative Suite 6 Design Standard; Creative Suite 6 Production Premium; and Creative Suite 6 Master Collection.