Why Flash and HTML5 need each other
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It's been almost two years since pundits pronounced that Flash was dead but the fragmented browser and device market signals a future for both technologies in web development.
While there are people who would like to see Flash banished from browsers in favour of HTML5, Flash is not ready to be replaced.
Internet gambling company bet365 has found there is no one suite of technologies that can reliably serve rich web content to the multitude of computers and mobile devices used online today.
Rather than HTML5 and its associated web technologies being a silver bullet — capable of underpinning sites and apps for machines of different sizes, running different browsers and supporting different web software — the company has found it is just one of several technologies needed to support the zoo of internet-connected devices.