Adobe ends mobile Flash development

Adobe ends mobile Flash development:

If web developers must make non-Flash implementations of everything, why bother making the Flash versions at all? This isn’t just the death of mobile Flash: it’s a confirmation from Adobe that all Flash is on its way out.

Adobe’s management is also being pragmatic about its priorities. Rather than fight a losing battle for a particular runtime, Adobe can focus on what it does best: making tools for creative professionals.

Whether those tools build Flash or HTML apps shouldn’t matter: they should build what creative professionals need to build, and these days, that’s native mobile apps and HTML5 web apps.

[I, for one, will not miss it, though I suspect that it’s HTM5 brethren will visually clog pages just as badly. But maybe, some lessons have been learned…]

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