Adobe Shadow

A seriously cool new app for web designers who design sites for mobile devices, that lets you preview and inspect your work on many different devices all at once. The demo video is pretty awesome. (via Jason Santa Maria)

Flash Player 10.1 is Made of Cocoa

Flash Player engineering manager Paul Betlem, as relayed by John Mack: First and foremost, Flash Player 10.1 is a full-fledged Cocoa app (though legacy Carbon support remains for some browsers that require it). We now leverage Cocoa events, use Cocoa UI for our dialogs, leverage Core Audio for sound, Core Graphics for printing support, and […]

John Nack: Adobe isn’t in the Flash business

From Adobe's John Nack, who's this reasonable probably because he works on Photoshop rather than, y'know, that other app: [Adobe's] in the helping people communicate business. We'd all do well to remember that, because it means that the company's fortunes are tied to building great tools for solving problems. If we do that well, we […]

DF: What if Flash Were an Open Standard?

Gruber, in discussing the current blogstorm over Apple's continued non-support for Adobe Flash in iPhone OS, touches on why Apple—who certainly have no problem with proprietary technology so long as it's theirs—are being such champs about keeping core internet technologies like WebKit free and open source: It’s indisputable that Apple seeks large amounts of control […]