Adobe Flash is dead, long live Adobe Flash. Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs famously penned a public letter about Adobe Flash back in 2010. Jobs wasn’t the first person to dislike Flash. In fact, developers had hated the technology for years because of its volatility and instability. But Jobs made their plight public and the Internet is now a better place because of it. Once in the public eye, Adobe had no choice but to devote time and resources to making Flash a better product, and the Flash experience of 2015 is nowhere near as bad as it was five years ago.
Of course, Flash still has issues with stability and security that make promoting and growing the technology difficult. In fact, a recently discovered vulnerability in Flash was so bad that the only way to fix it was to completely uninstall Flash Player.
And so Adobe has finally decided to kill Flash… sort of. More →