Flash: So this is pretty funny.

"Yeah let’s remove AS 2.0 because no one uses that anymore right? Especially not banner ad networks which is pretty much the main use for this tool.

Oh wait…”

Seems like even Adobe wants Flash dead at this point.

Flash: So this is pretty funny.

"Yeah let’s remove AS 2.0 because no one uses that anymore right? Especially not banner ad networks which is pretty much the main use for this tool.

Oh wait…”

Seems like even Adobe wants Flash dead at this point.


  We need a list of files with a progress readout, what’s the best way to implement this?
  
  A Flash movie embedded in a panel with custom scrollbars and buttons of course!


The InDesign team are full of smart ideas.

As if this wasn’t funny enough it turns out this panel actually has a loading bar when you first open it.

We need a list of files with a progress readout, what’s the best way to implement this?

A Flash movie embedded in a panel with custom scrollbars and buttons of course!

The InDesign team are full of smart ideas.

As if this wasn’t funny enough it turns out this panel actually has a loading bar when you first open it.

Adobe details plans for updating the following to HiDPI

  • Dreamweaver
  • Edge Animate
  • Illustrator
  • Lightroom
  • Photoshop
  • Photoshop Touch
  • Prelude
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • SpeedGrade

Bad news for Fireworks users even though it’s page and state support would be ideal for working in multiple DPIs. So yeah I guess you can wait for Adobe to provide this “over the next few months” or you could just buy the excellent Sketch today for a fraction of the price.

Actually just noticed that Flash isn’t mentioned either… no one in the comments seems to care though.

  • Release interesting and genuinely useful technology preview
  • Fail to promote it correctly
  • Fail to implement it into Photoshop correctly
  • Never bother to push it beyond a preview release
  • Kill it and blame your users when it doesn’t get enough adoption

Pixel Bender was one of the cooler things Adobe has done in recent years. I’ve used it on many many occasions in After Effects projects. Never in Photoshop because the implementation was clunky and lets be honest After Effects makes Photoshop look like a joke for any filter or processing work anyway.

Maybe you would have had more success with Pixel Bender if you had finally tore out the entirety of the Photoshop filters menu and replaced it with a more modern and extendable implementation.

Instead we’re stuck with the legacy filters that practically creak when you run them, the Filter Gallery set of filters, the woefully underpowered layer effects and now the GPU enabled blur filters in their own interface. It’s a fucking shambles compared to the power and speed of After Effects and that’s probably being polite about it.

Really disappointed After Effects has to give up easily programmable and sharable filters just because the Photoshop team couldn’t get to grips with it or sort out their jumbled mess of an application.

Actually the thing that annoyed me most was this comment

The popular Oil Paint effect has been brought into Photoshop CS6

I can picture the meeting where this was discussed and the short sightedness of it irritates me.