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From Sebastian Mohr <smohr.f...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Adobe has announced the end-of-life of the Flash Player
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2017 02:02:35 GMT
Hi Carlos,

does it mean, Adobe AIR will be taken further, and, only
FlashPlayer will be discontinued in 2020? I couldn't find
any information on that Flash update site …

https://blogs.adobe.com/conversations/2017/07/adobe-flash-update.html

Thanks,
Sebastian


On Jul 25, 2017, at 11:10 PM, Carlos Rovira <carlos.rovira@codeoscopic.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I saw it some hours ago, and I must to say it seems very strange to me read
> this movement. Let me explain:
> 
> Although the world has gone "anti-flash" and the technology has very bad
> press to many people that doesn't know really about it, I must to say that
> the last months I was very happy with the progress in our company making a
> mobile version of our main product.
> 
> It took only one to two month make it work in Android and iOS Tablets, and
> now we are making some visual changes via media queries to make tablets
> more usable. We plan to release this versions after summer.
> 
> So this means a very productive and short time to make that versions since
> all Apache Flex codebase is valid and we are only "tweaking" some things to
> make web and tablets more usable.
> 
> I recently buy the new iPad Pro (10'5") and the performance of the Tablet
> versions is Awesome. As performant as desktop versions. For us the minimum
> version are Tablets from 2014-2015 period.
> 
> So, I don't know what you think, but for me it's awesome to see our product
> perform greatly and be deployable at last in such environments and with
> much less investment that if we go the rewrite route with FlexJS or other
> technology. I think for new products created from scratch would be better
> to make it in a newer tech, but for legacy, this way is clearly better.
> 
> So now in 2017, with phones and tablets with great power that can run flash
> player (AIR) Apps, I think continue punishing a great tech is madness, and
> making it go EOL is complexly absurd.
> 
> I know we can't make anything, since such corporate announcement can't go
> backwards, so at least my worries are for:
> 
> a) Could go Flash Player the same route as Apache Flex? instead of EOL,
> donate it? I think have it here inside Apache Flex would be a great
> addition and we could control all the aspects of our project. If not we'll
> end with Apache Flex 4.16 having the same sort.
> 
> b) I read that Adobe AIR will not be affected and as well Flash Player and
> AS3 inside Adobe AIR, but honestly knowing the way Adobe makes things, I
> think that's what the say know, but things could change (as they should do)
> when they want.
> 
> What do you think?
> 
> Note: one thing aside and a lesson know for 2010 to present is: Avoid use
> *ANYTHING* from Adobe, since you'll end with your investments in the bin.
> So Golden Rule for me is: "Avoid all Adobe Products".
> 
> Best,
> 
> Carlos
> 
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> 
> 2017-07-25 22:02 GMT+02:00 Nicholas Kwiatkowski <
> nicholaskwiatkowski@gmail.com>:
> 
>> Looks like we have a date :
>> 
>> https://blogs.adobe.com/conversations/2017/07/adobe-flash-update.html
>> 
>> -Nick
>> 
> 
> 
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