The End of Flash

Adobe made an announcement last week that it will stop updating and distributing its Flash plugin at the end of 2020. This has been a long time coming.

Years ago the late Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs chose not to add support for the plugin to Apple’s mobile devices. He explained it in his open letter back then. He said that Flash was created during the PC era, but in mobile era of low power devices, touch interfaces and open web standards  Flash falls short.

Major web browsers have begun moving away from Flash as well.

You can read more about it here.

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