Finally, the time has come. Yesterday, Adobe announced that it is forbid to download and install Flash on Android devices, which means Adobe gave up 85% of its mobile market share. Let’s say goodbye to Flash on mobile, officially.
Google puts Flash into sandbox. Flash has been ported into sandbox of Windows version of Chrome, and will soon come to its OS X browser. It is a strong backup for Flash considering the current situation. Will it reduces browser crashes and security issues caused by Flash? Let’s have a check.
When God closes a door, he opens a window for you. Since the door is closed for Flash on Jelly Bean, is there any window left? The answer is yes. You can still view rich media content on Jelly Bean devices. Here’s how to install Adobe Flash on Nexus 7 or other Jelly Bean devices.
With the announcement last month that Adobe is no longer providing certifications for flash on Android 4.1, it seems clear. Flash is dying.
While mobile sites are fast transitioning to advanced platforms like HTML5 and Adobe AIR, Adobe is halting itself the development of flash player on Android run devices. Going by the post on Adobe’s official blog, the company has decided to stop developing Adobe Flash Player for versions after the Android 4.0 OS smartphones.
HTML5 and other standards haven’t yet caught up to Flash Player, but Adobe thinks they can surpass it — and it’s working to make that happen. Also: What to do about the Retina display conundrum?
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.