The news of the day is that Adobe is pulling their Flash Player from the Google Play (aka Android) store. Meaning that unless you already have Flash Player, or someone conveniently puts the .apk online (which I’m sure will happen), Android users don’t get Flash.
While yes, this day was coming, it’s still a significant development. For many it seems to be that “Oh, now HTML5 will replace Flash.” But it’s not one-to-one equivalent. Most developers understand this, but others might not — the group of technologies that we term “HTML5” are in fact still constantly evolving.
As a Twitter friend said when I asked about Montage:
— Antonio Yon (@oldmantone) August 8, 2012