Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.

Thoughts on Flash

After Apple released the iPad in 2010, Steve Jobs felt compelled to publish “Thoughts on Flash”. Let’s revisit some of the salient points made:

We embrace standards and, where none exist, we create them.

I’ll say — have you seen their collection of adapters? But, yeah, they embrace existing standards.

…standards like HTML5 will be the web platform of the future across all devices…

This has always been clear. Jobs was, of course, ri— what’s that? These are excerpts from Adobe’s post today announcing that they’re basically winding down Flash?

Huh.