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DesignFestival: With Adobe decision to stop work on mobile Flash, HTML5 emerges as the victor

By Joel Falconer

Today is a significant day for the design industry: news that Adobe has discontinued work on its mobile Flash player in favor of a new focus on HTML5 leaked out of the company today, with an official announcement expected tomorrow. Those of us in the design and technology industries knew it was just a matter of time. Anyone who won’t admit that Flash’s days are numbered hasn’t been keeping a close eye on the industry. Many point to Apple’s stubborn refusal to support Flash as the death knell for the platform, but it’s not a stretch to say that it was heading towards a gradual end even before that

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Joel Falconer
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Joel Falconer is the editor of SitePoint Entrepreneur and is working on team communication app OnHive. Previously he was the managing editor of AppStorm and features editor at The Next Web.

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