Friday Poll: Will you miss mobile Flash?

Adobe's recent declaration that it will no longer work on Flash for mobile device browsers signals the end of long road of pushing the technology. Now that it's going by the wayside, how do you feel?

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Will you miss mobile Flash?

Adobe's announcement this week that it's pulling support for Flash on mobile browsers landed with a distinct thunk. It seemed to validate Steve Jobs' refusal to allow Flash on iOS devices.

There will be one last hurrah with the release of Flash Player 11.1 for Android and BlackBerry PlayBook. After that, Adobe will focus on HTML5 for its mobile development efforts.

The move also impacts Flash on televisions , but won't put a damper on Flash deployments for desktop and laptop browsers.

Users of iPads and iPhones have been doing without Flash for a long time, occasionally running up against an inaccessible Internet site due to lack of support.

Android users will continue to get bug fixes and security updates, but no new versions after 11.1.

Some people held out hope that Flash would eventually land on iOS. Many others just simply got along without it.

There doesn't seem to be a lot of wailing and gnashing of teeth since the announcement, but some people may feel like they're missing out on the go-go days of Flash with wiggling Web sites and bouncing navigation links.

Will you miss mobile Flash? Vote in our poll and let us know how you feel about your mobile Flash-less future.

 

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