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HTML vs. FLASH (SJG)

In Uncategorized on January 27, 2010 by art325b

It’s a common debate which is better really HTML or Flash? When done well flash is beautiful and free flowing. Flash enables designers to really think outside of the box when it comes to 3d animation and movement. It’s great for photo galleries and small sections of a website. Flash, however, has more problems then solutions. Most people playing with it don’t really know what they’re doing so the cross browser compatibility is sometimes a bit shady.It has a lot more information and usually takes forever to load! Also, web crawlers can’t read flash. They are set up to read text so your cool little flash website is really aesthetic but it’s going to be hard to find.

There are some pretty amazing things being done with HTML and CSS which are making flash obsolete before it’s really even off the ground as a web applicable programming language. Cross browser compatibility with HTML is nearly flawless and web crawlers for search engines were created to read and prioritize this text based language.

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