Adobe has announced that they plan, in cooperation with browser vendors, to end-of-life Flash Player in 2020. It is important to note a few things here… this is only in regard to Flash Player not AIR! The AIR team have some very cool stuff on the roadmap and AIR will continue on, regardless. Additionally, we now have a number of ways to convert content which requires such conversion through Animate CC and other tools. I’ve gathered a number of important resources around this topic… below!
Flash & the Future of Interactive Content
“Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020…”
AIR Roadmap Update
“Adobe remains committed to AIR and we believe it continues to be a great desktop and mobile development platform.”
What to expect when converting Flash to HTML5
“We had the pleasure recently of connecting with interactive software engineer Joseph Labrecque to learn more about his thoughts on Animate CC, converting Flash to HTML5 and what type of content should be converted.”