All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘adobe flash’

Facebook’s Security Head Calls for the Death of Flash

In 2010, Steve Jobs famously tore down Adobe Flash. Facebook’s new Chief Security Officer wants Flash to die. “It is time for Adobe to announce the end-of-life date for Flash and to ask the browsers to set killbits on the same day,” said Alex Stamos in a recent tweet. “Even if 18 months from now, one set date is the …

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Adobe Brings Native Canvas Support To Flash Pro

It’s been said time and time again that HTML5 would replace Flash sooner or later. That may yet happen, but it looks like Adobe isn’t interested in a war. Instead, Flash wants to get along with HTML5 to make both better. Earlier this month, Adobe announced that Flash Professional CC now supports HTML5 canvas. For those unaware, Canvas is the …

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Flash Player 11.7, AIR 3.7 Introduce New Features And Tools

Adobe continues its tireless march of improving its software with new updates being released for both Flash Player and AIR today. First, Flash Player is now up to version 11.7. The latest version introduces better security “through sandboxing enhancements.” The Flash Player team has also fixed “high priority bugs, and issues that were reported by our community and partners.” In …

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Mobile Game Development Is Easy And Profitable (If You’re Lucky)

It seems that everybody is going into mobile game development these days. The traditional console market is shrinking as more and more gamers tire of the same 6-year-old hardware. They’re beginning to look for new experiences that they can’t get anywhere else, and mobile games provide that experience. It’s a huge industry and developers stand to profit from it. A …

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Google Improves Flash Indexing Capabilities

Last year, Google began crawling and indexing Flash content, but now Google has announced that it can also index external resource loading. In other words, Google can index external content that loads within an SWF file, and associate it with that file, so that it will appear in search results.

For example, a site that loads something like this in Flash:

Transporter Flash file

..might appear in a Google SERP like this:

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Adobe Launches Some Flash Platform Beta Releases

Today Adobe announced the launch of some new beta releases for the Adobe Flash Platform. These are Flash Builder 4 (formerly Flex Builder), Flash Catalyst and the open source Flex 4 framework SDK.

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