Adobe Flash Is Dead in Name Only

Flash is finally dead. Well, the name is, anyway.

The platform that was until yesterday known as Adobe Flash Professional CC is now Adobe Animate CC. What does that mean? According to an Adobe statement announcing the change, it’s part of an ongoing commitment to “evolve to support multiple standards,” specifically HTML5. In practice, though, the answer is: not much. Meet the new Flash, same as the old Flash, and still a security-addled, closed-off mess.


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Story added 2. December 2015, content source with full text you can find at link above.