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  • Adobe Launches Animate CC, Previously Known As Flash Professional

    Adobe Launches Animate CC, Previously Known As Flash Professional

    Adobe today officially launched Animate CC, the latest version of its animation tool for the web. Animate CC was previously known as Flash Professional, but the importance of Flash has (thankfully) declined over the last few years and the company decided it was time to rename the product to better represent what it is actually being used for. The new version of Flash Professional Animate CC… Read More

  • HTML5 On The Rise: No Longer Ahead Of Its Time Crunch Network

    HTML5 On The Rise: No Longer Ahead Of Its Time

    Today marks the one-year anniversary of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) declaring the HTML5 standard complete, a significant milestone in the history of the Internet and web application development. In this past year, HTML5 adoption has gone into overdrive, with more and more companies moving to HTML5 to deliver rich cross-platform web applications. Read More

  • George Lucas, Ken Williams And The Practical Magic Of Pragmatic Visionaries Crunch Network

    George Lucas, Ken Williams And The Practical Magic Of Pragmatic Visionaries

    Popular Science was one of my favorite magazines as a teenager. I was amazed by the inventions of mere mortals, and wondered if there was some sort of genetic mutation that allowed a select few to see the future more clearly than the rest of us. Secretly, I hoped to be a visionary someday. Read More

  • Farewell To Flash: What It Means For Digital Video Publishers Crunch Network

    Farewell To Flash: What It Means For Digital Video Publishers

    It’s been more than five years since Steve Jobs wrote his infamous “Thoughts on Flash” letter citing the high level of energy consumption, lack of performance on mobile and poor security as the reasons his company’s products would not support Adobe Flash technology. Finally, it appears we’re getting closer to the curtain closing on Flash. Read More

  • YouTube Now Streams HTML5 Video By Default

    YouTube Now Streams HTML5 Video By Default

    Here is one more nail in Flash’s coffin: starting today, YouTube defaults to using HTML5 video on all modern browsers, including Chrome, IE 11, Safari 8 and the beta versions of Firefox. YouTube first introduced HTML5 support back in 2010. At the time it was still highly experimental. Over the years, as the HTML5 standard — and with it, its video implementation — matured… Read More

  • Amazon Opens The Doors To Web Apps On Fire TV, Fire TV Stick

    Amazon Opens The Doors To Web Apps On Fire TV, Fire TV Stick

    Amazon’s living room devices, the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, can now run web applications. The company announced this morning that it’s allowing web developers to publish their HTML5-powered applications without having to do native app development. Instead, developers only have to enter in the name of their app and its URL in Amazon’s Web App Tester software, or they can supply… Read More

  • AppGyver Launches Supersonic, A New Framework For Hybrid Apps

    AppGyver Launches Supersonic, A New Framework For Hybrid Apps

    AppGyver quickly made a name for itself over the last year with the help of Steroids.js and Composer, its drag-and-drop tool for building HTML5 apps. Today, the company is announcing its biggest product release yet with the launch of Supersonic, its new framework for both building user interfaces and data. It’s also launching a new and significantly faster wrapper for Android and… Read More

  • W3C Declares HTML5 Standard Complete

    W3C Declares HTML5 Standard Complete

    More than four years ago, Steve Jobs declared war on Flash and heralded HTML5 as the way to go. You could be forgiven if you thought the HTML5 standard — the follow-up to 1997’s HTML 4 — has long been set in stone, given that developers, browser vendors and the press have been talking about it for years now. In reality, however, HTML5 was still in flux — until today. Read More

  • Google’s HTML5 Web Designer Gets Animation Tools, Deeper AdWords And DoubleClick Integrations

    Google’s HTML5 Web Designer Gets Animation Tools, Deeper AdWords And DoubleClick Integrations

    Last September, Google launched Web Designer, a free tool for Mac, Windows and Linux that makes it easy for anybody to build interactive HTML5 sites and ads. Since its launch, Web Designer got a couple of minor updates, but today’s release is the first major update in a long time and brings quite a few new features to the software. Read More

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