3D, enhanced 2D and gaming takes center-stage in Flash Player 11 and AIR 3

Adobe announces the immediate availability of Adobe Flash Player 11 and Adobe AIR 3. This release pushes the boundaries of what’s possible on the web, and helps customers deliver innovative games, data-driven and rich media apps consistently across multiple devices and platforms including Android, iOS, BlackBerry Tablet, Smart TVs, Internet-connected Blu-Ray players and set-top boxes, […]

Will love-hate relationship continue with Flash 11?

The love-hate relationship that millions of computer geeks around the world have with Flash is about to change. Flash Player has gotten a makeover and released its version 11. The widely-used browser plug-in from Adobe got an overhaul, undoubtedly due to threats to its monopoly from rapidly-growing web standards competitors like HTML5, Silverlight and Java […]

ZDNet, TechCrunch, ReadWriteWeb; They’ve got it wrong

Some-a people out there in our nation don’t have that, and I believe RIA, like, such as in Flash and Silverlight everywhere, should help the US, or should help Adobe, and should help India, and should help Sun so that we’re able to build up RIA.

Adobe AIR and Security

The security model for the HTML application sandbox in AIR varies significantly from the sandbox available in the browser. The reason behind this is there are a number of design and implementation patterns common to HTML web applications that are too dangerous to be combined with the local system access inherent in the AIR application sandbox.

Flash on the iPhone — No, Yes, Nope, very Likely Yes

Flash isn’t a mere third-party application, like a game or an instant-messaging client. It’s a plug-in that would have to work very closely with Safari on the iPhone, and that’s something Apple has declared off-limits to third-party developers at this time unless they get a hall pass.