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12. Flash in the pan

For years Flash was the tool of choice for designers looking to add quick and simple animation to a site. Flash is technically dead but will it lie down? No. Like every zombie film you’ve ever seen it continues to stumble around making a nuisance of itself. Here’s why you don’t want to let your site be a playground for the undead.

Flash is dead, but not buried thanks to designers who will try to show their skills are still relevant by populating your site with animations many users can’t even see. Although in many cases that last bit may be a blessing.

Flash In The Pan

In its heyday Flash was a game changer providing a simple and relatively bandwidth-efficient way of bringing animation to static pages and thereby breathing ...

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