Tag: Flash

  • If I were in charge of Adobe

    Clearly, Adobe is losing the battle with Apple. There’s no Flash on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad and there’s no sign that there will ever be. Apple is not a company that can be easily influenced. They do things the way they think is right even when everybody else disagrees. Even when everybody predicts […]

  • The iPad's lack of Flash is a win-win situation

    It seems iPad lack of Flash support is the debate of the moment. On one camp: “You can’t use the web without Flash”, on the other camp: “We don’t need no stinking Flash”. Although I do realize how a technology like Flash is sometimes needed, I’m more on the second camp. The less flash, the […]

  • Ensuring the displaying of flash messages in Ruby on Rails

    Ensuring the displaying of flash messages in Ruby on Rails

    Ruby on Rails has a special object called flash which hold its contents for one more request. It’s particularly useful to show messages after a redirect. Since it’s good style to redirect after each succesful form post, that’s where you put the messages such as: “You’ve logged in”, “Thank you for your feedback”, “The book […]