Last week I mentioned that, following Steven Frankâ€™s lead, Iâ€™d completely disabled Flash Player on my Mac.ď»ż But I have a cheat, for web pages with Flash content with no non-Flash workaround. Iâ€™m really happy with this setup, so I thought Iâ€™d document it here.
Browsers that understand the video element will use that while less capable browsers will play the Flash movie in the object element (and because of the way the object element works, you can put yet another layer of fallback content between the opening and closing
Flash … without the plugin
For a web standards-oriented designer/developer like myself, it was cool to see how the other half lives and what drives them. There are a lot of good and talented people in the Flash community, and it was awesome to get to meet some of them.
Perceptions of the web is changing. People are advocating that we treat the web like another application framework. An open, cross-platform, multi-device rival to Flash and Cocoa and everything else. Iâ€™m all for making the web richer, and exposing new functionality, but I value what makes the web weblike much, much more.
I wanted to jot down some of our thoughts on Adobeâ€™s Flash products so that customers and critics may better understand why we do not allow Flash on iPhones, iPods and iPads. Adobe has characterized our decision as being primarily business driven â€“ they say we want to protect our App Store â€“ but in reality it is based on technology issues. Adobe claims that we are a closed system, and that Flash is open, but in fact the opposite is true. Let me explain.
an online application that offers you to discover the musical universe of “the Incredible Pol”, handling a range of “human beat-box” sounds created by the artist.
AN ANIMATED GIF PARANOIA ABOUT NONSTOP DESIGN WORKERS
BashFlash lets you stop the Flash plug-in dead in its tracks, letting your new-fangled Mac cool down, use less power, and give you more time to do whatever it is you do. Probably blog or tweet or something.
The first part of my post of 1 February was not an attack on Flash. It described a way of working with Flash that also supports users who donâ€™t have access to Flash. Iâ€™ve followed and advocated that approach for 10 years. It has nothing to do with Appleâ€™s recent decisions and everything to do with making content available to people and search engines.
Lack of Flash in the iPad (and before that, in the iPhone) is a win for accessible, standards-based design.
Flowplayer is an Open Source (GPL 3) video player for the Web. Use it to embed video streams into your web pages
– a preloader museum curated by Big Spaceship –
Thanks to a tweet from Jason Santa Maria a few weeks ago (and his help since), I was pointed to CufĂłn, which â€śaims to become a worthy alternative to sIFR, which despite its merits still remains painfully tricky to set up and use.â€ť
Due to recent enhancements to the Adobe Flash Player installers, you can now remove the player only by using the Adobe Flash Player uninstaller. To remove Flash Player, simply download and run the appropriate uninstaller for your system using the steps below.
The goal of this tutorial is to distill the information at the official site for sIFR into a simple step-by-step process of how to implement sIFR on your site. After following this tutorial you will have a basic understanding of how sIFR works and will be able to expand into more advanced areas.
The Eco Zoo. If you take a close look at the animals there… you might be able to get some tips to live in a more environmentally friendly way.
Flash Animation Portfolio.
flash site with a very oganic flow of animated content display
todayâ€™s instant variations in rhythm call for something stronger: elasticity, the product of adaptability plus acceleration. Design and the Elastic Mind explores the reciprocal relationship between science and design in the contemporary world by bâ€¦
The SWF format is now totally open. Rejoice! This is big: Adobe is removing restrictions on the use of the SWF and FLV/F4V specifications as part of their new Open Screen Project 2008.
What is SWFObject 2.0?
audio player – for sites as well as WP
– online winkelen
juice – polish/czech
sIFR 2.0: Rich Accessible Typography for the Masses
Why is Event sound quality better than Streaming sound quality?
Animation: Lip-Syncing in Flash
Handling cue points for audio files in ActionScript 2.0 and ActionScript 3.0
Adding Audio to Flash CS3
Mac Style PhotoFlip Gallery This Photoshop + Flash tutorial will show you how to design a cool photo gallery as seen on AppleTV website and in many Mac application
The JW Media Player (built with Adobe’s Flash) supports playback of a single media file of any format the Adobe Flash Player can handle (MP3, FLV, SWF, JPG, PNG and GIF).