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Ashu001
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9/7/2015 | 11:32:17 AM
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Li,

Only those companies who are animation-heavy /Gaming Applications need Flash today.

Everyone else can and should upgrade their websites towards HTML5.

No two words about it today.

 
Ashu001
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9/7/2015 | 11:30:33 AM
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Daniel,

Flash has been the favorite entry-vector for Malware writers for a while now.

I am not really surprised about this annoucement from Google.Both Adobe Flash and Adobe Reader are entering the dark ages of Obsoletion today(unless they up their game decisively to compete with Alternative platforms).

Was reading something else very interesting(in the Financial times) about Youtube today.

Apparently,they are moving towards embedding Code from Advertiser Networks so as to better measure the efficacy of the ads they publish before  videos on Youtube.At the sametime as launching a paid (and ad-free) version of Youtube this move signals a massive change in how Google is looking at monetizing the huge installed base of Videos on Youtube today.

Big,Big Period of Annoucements from Google!

 
Ashu001
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9/7/2015 | 11:25:14 AM
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Steve,

Great explaination.

The Great thing about Technology is that people don't complain and ask for "Protection" when a better competitor comes along.

Its just that everyone moves onto the New System(some earlier and some later).

Just like many other Obsolete pieces of Software,Flash is also inching towards the end.

Slowly at first,Rapidly once major vendors cease support entirely for Flash.

 
Li Tan
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9/7/2015 | 11:06:57 AM
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In addition to problems, Flash is a heavy-weight animation platform - everytime it asked me to upgrade, I clicked OK then it took long time. I need to restart my browser as well. HTML5 is in place and I don't think it's necessary to keep Flash in production.
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9/3/2015 | 7:21:18 AM
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I can't disagree with anything you say there.
danielcawrey
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9/3/2015 | 1:28:04 AM
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Flash has been problematic for some time. When Chrome crashes on my laptop, it's always because of Flash. The criticisms that have been out there for some time has been that Adobe hasn't really iterated Flash to deal with the modern web. 

Add in the fact that Flash is indeed used for nefarious reasons and there is a lot of motivation for Google to move on from it. 
larryloeb
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9/1/2015 | 4:05:39 PM
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What a great example about Novell, though.
larryloeb
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9/1/2015 | 4:04:32 PM
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Yes, Jobs concentrated on what affected Macs.

But I dont remember Flash being used so much as a malware entry vector.
stevew928
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9/1/2015 | 3:19:56 PM
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BTW, that was meant to be a reply to @jnskm
stevew928
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9/1/2015 | 3:17:44 PM
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Back in the day, I was a Novell CNE. If I hadn't moved on, I'd have been out of work!

And, people using Flash should too. Every so often, I even still run across a website with a Flash front-end. All that says to the world, is that whoever designed that site is completely clueless.

If the tool doesn't get the job done and has massive shortcoming, it doesn't matter how familiar you are with it.
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