Flash on the iPad With AIR

Apple’s disdain for Adobe Flash is legendary, so it is not surprising that the iPad will not support Flash in the browser. The iPhone doesn’t support Flash either, so this is simply more of the same. A recent conversation I had with Adobe pointed out something that is not well known in regards to Flash on these devices from Apple. It turns out Flash runs fine, as long as it’s in the form of a native iPhone/iPad app. Adobe has tools to make that easy for developers to do, and told me that more than 40 Flash-based apps have been submitted to the iTunes App Store. Now comes word that the cool Wired iPad app was developed with Adobe AIR, which, Apple’s feelings aside, makes apparent just how much can be done with Flash on Apple’s domain. Read more at jkOnTheRun.

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