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YouTube Deprecates Flash Embeds, Flash API

YouTube Deprecates Flash Embeds, Flash API

By Chris Crum January 28, 2015

Google announced that it is now defaulting to the HTML5 player on the web for YouTube embeds, moving to iframes. Along with this, they’re deprecating the “old style” of Flash <object> embeds and their Flash API. The company is encouraging …

Here's What Adobe Is Doing With Flash Runtime Here's What Adobe Is Doing With Flash Runtime

Adobe recently posted an update on the Flash Runtime on its official blog in hopes of addressing questions people have been asking on various forums. Product manager and customer advocate for the Flash Runtime product team, Chris Campbell, who has …

Waiting In Line 3D, The Worst Video Game Ever? Waiting In Line 3D, The Worst Video Game Ever?

Can’t wait to get your hands on the latest videogame? Do you like shooters like Doom and Duke Nukem 3D? Why not try Waiting in Line 3D, a first-person punching game about a man waiting outside in a queue. There …

Kathy Griffin Flashes Gloria Estefan Kathy Griffin Flashes Gloria Estefan

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Kathy Griffin is always one for a good laugh, and her most recent comedic banter is just that. Last Wednesday, Griffin stopped by “The Tonight Show” to pay Jay Leno a visit. As with any interview, the two held a …

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 …