Adobe has released a statement revealing the winding up of its famous flash technology and focus in future will be on HTML5 as mobile world enter non-proprietary open standards. The plugin which created lot of arguments and controversies will no longer be developed for mobile browsers. The existing plugins for the Android and BlackBerry platforms will be given bug fixes and security updates, but further development will be stopped as per the company statement.
As flash is still built into google's desktop chrome browser and lot of content on web uses flash, the software will be supported through 2020. Flash which is critisized for being insecure will continue to get security updates and new updates and capabilities will be added "as needed" , according to company's statement. Adobe points to software including HTML5, WebGL and WebAssembly as possible replacements for Flash, and software like Animate CC and Premiere Pro for creating web animations.
To know more on flash technology http://www.adobe.com/in/products/flashplayer.html