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Google To Note When Pages May Not Work In Mobile Results

Google To Note When Pages May Not Work In Mobile Results

By Chris Crum July 15, 2014

Google is going to start letting mobile searchers know when results include pages that may not work on their devices. On a device that doesn’t support Flash, for example (which includes iOS and Android versions 4.1 and higher), Google will …

Firefox To Soon Block Plugins By Default Firefox To Soon Block Plugins By Default
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Plugins are a necessary evil of the Internet. The often vulnerable software plugins that enable video and audio streaming on Web browsers are regularly exploited by hackers. To stop the spread of malware, Mozilla is now moving to change how …

Flash Pro For Creative Cloud Gets Major Update Flash Pro For Creative Cloud Gets Major Update
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In early May, Adobe said that it was moving its creative suite exclusively to Creative Cloud so that it could provide faster updates. It turns out developers and artists didn’t have to wait long after all as Adobe has released …

Unity Game Engine to End Flash Support Unity Game Engine to End Flash Support
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It appears that Apple has been right all along that Flash is not the future of the web. Unity this week announced that it will be phasing out support for Adobe Flash development. Unity is a multi-platform game engine that …

Learn How To Use Stage3D In Flash 11 Learn How To Use Stage3D In Flash 11

Flash 11 introduced a new development architecture called Stage3D that allows developers to bring “stunning visuals across desktop browsers and iOS and Android apps enabling advanced 2D and 3D capabilities.” The technology allowed one creator to make some incredible interactive …

Adobe Fixes Two Security Holes In Flash Adobe Fixes Two Security Holes In Flash

Java and Internet Explorer have both been rocked with some pretty nasty zero day exploits earlier in the year, but they’re not the only software that gets hit with exploits. Adobe’s Flash is frequently targeted by hackers as well, and …

It's Easy To Port Flash Applications To Mobile It's Easy To Port Flash Applications To Mobile

Adobe made some controversial decisions regarding Flash last year. The company ceased development of Flash for Android, and instead made Adobe AIR the de facto development platform for mobile devices. Some developers may have resented that choice, but Adobe is …

Adobe Game Jam Shows Off Flash Development Tools Adobe Game Jam Shows Off Flash Development Tools
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Earlier this month, Adobe added its popular game development tools to its Creative Cloud membership program. The move will help lower the entry barrier into developing with Flash as it lets developers have access to every Adobe CS6, Web and …

AdWords Now Lets You Convert Flash Ads To HTML5 AdWords Now Lets You Convert Flash Ads To HTML5

Google recently launched a new feature in AdWords that lets advertisers convert Flash ads to HTML5, potentially saving time and money. “In this increasingly multi-screen world, it’s important for marketers to easily run ads that reach people on different devices,” …

Adobe Kills Android Flash Player Tomorrow Adobe Kills Android Flash Player Tomorrow
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We all knew this day was coming. It was going to be hard to accept, but Adobe told us all to move on. Android 4.1 users didn’t have a choice, but 4.0 and below were still able to download Flash …

Defy Adobe And Install Flash On Jelly Bean Defy Adobe And Install Flash On Jelly Bean
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You may remember last month when Adobe announced that Jelly Bean was not going to get Flash. Ice Cream Sandwich was going to be the last version of Android to have official support for Flash and the software was only …

History Shows That HTML5 Is The Future History Shows That HTML5 Is The Future
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Since its introduction in 2008, HTML5 has been heralded as the future of the Web. No longer would we be held back by individual plugins like Flash. The Web would be a free and open place with the many APIs …

Say Goodbye To That Annoying Flash Updater Say Goodbye To That Annoying Flash Updater
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We reported this morning on the new Flash Player 11.2 update that’s beneficial to developers, especially for games. None of that really affected the end user of Flash though. There was another update brought along with Flash 11.2 that does. …

Flash Player 11 Comes To Android Ice Cream Sandwich (Galaxy Nexus) Flash Player 11 Comes To Android Ice Cream Sandwich (Galaxy Nexus)
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Flash may be going away for mobile, but not just yet. Adobe just launched Flash Player 11 for Ice Cream Sandwich in the Android Market. This, of course, comes a day after the launch of the Galaxy Nexus, which runs …

Adobe Flash For Mobile, 750 Jobs To Go By the Wayside Adobe Flash For Mobile, 750 Jobs To Go By the Wayside

Adobe dropped the bomb that it is basically giving up on mobile Flash development, while increasing its investments in HTML5. You may recall the big back and fourth between Adobe and Apple over Flash last year. Remember the famous letter …

Adobe Edge Launched in Preview – HTML5 Flash-Like Web Design Adobe Edge Launched in Preview – HTML5 Flash-Like Web Design

Adobe has unveiled a preview release of a new HTML5 animation tool that is designed to let web designers bring Flash-like content to sites using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS. It’s called Adobe Edge. The company says it’s adopting an open …

Convert SWF Files to HTML5 with Swiffy Convert SWF Files to HTML5 with Swiffy
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Google just launched a new Google Labs project called “Swiffy“. It converts Flash SWF files to HTML5. It lets you reuse Flash content on devices without a Flash player (ie: iPhones and iPads). You may recall a similar tool from …