Re: Speaking of Flash vs HTML5...( was RE: RE: Most innovative user doc output

Subject: Re: Speaking of Flash vs HTML5...( was RE: RE: Most innovative user doc output
From: yehoshua paul <yehoshua -dot- p -at- technicalwriting -dot- com>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 23:16:10 +0300

I don't know that Flash is necessarily dead.
I just came across this today
http://www.os21st.net/

If it picks up we may be seeing an interesting new trend.

Yehoshua Paul


On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 11:05 PM, McLauchlan, Kevin <
Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:

>
>
> Nancy Allison wrote:
> [...]
>
>
> > -- Innovative technology: Interactivity with user, intelligently
> > applied multi-media (Flash things you actually want to use, for
> > example, instead of being dreaded time-wasters).
>
>
> My sense was that Flash will be around a while longer, but
> that it's officially past its best-before date and in decline.
> Apple wins that argument...
>
> I also understand that HTML5 has pretty-much arrived
> as the successor... except in the sense of wide-spread
> use, but that's growing as we speak.
>
> Can somebody who has produced Flash output (whether
> for your employer's documentation or for your own
> website/blog), and who is now creating equivalent
> material via HTML5, please give us the thousand-foot
> comparison? (Note, that's not the 20,000-foot view,
> which is too removed to be helpful, and not the 5-foot
> view which is too nitty-gritty for current need.)
>
> I'm thinking of examples like "to produce this effect
> in Flash, I used to do xyz, and now I generate pretty
> much the equivalent in HTML5 using the zyx tags,
> commands, structures..."
>
> For another example, what sort of tool would you
> use to create a one-minute "Flash animation"... except
> not Flash... but an equivalent HTML5 animation instead??
>
> Readers of your docs/site/blog who wanted to view
> the Flash video needed to download a plug-in. Do
> they need to do the same for your new one, or is
> the capability native to any modern browser that
> supports HTML5?
>
> - k
>
> (If that's too vague, just wing it... :-) )
>
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Re: RE: Most innovative user doc output: From: Nancy Allison
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