In response to Adobe’s ‘Flash announcement‘ earlier today Mozilla has updated their published Firefox Roadmap for Flash End-of-Life: This morning, Adobe announced its roadmap to stop supporting Flash at the end of 2020. Working with Adobe and other browser vendors, Mozilla has prepared a roadmap for Flash support in Firefox, and guides for site authors to make their final transition away from Flash technology. By managing this transition carefully, announcing it years in advance, and providing options for transition, Mozilla will help make the web faster, safer, and better for everyone. via Mozilla Future Releases
July 25, 2017
Adobe ADBE 148,21 -1,32 -0,88% has announced they will no longer release updates for Flash at the end of 2020. Flash has been around since 1996, then a product of Macromedia until 2005 when Macromedia (and Flash) were acquired by Adobe. 20+ years later, Adobe has announced the end of Flash: Adobe, along with partners Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp. Microsoft Corporation 74,19 +0,59 +0,80% , Alphabet Inc.’s Google GOOGL 969,03 -29,28 -2,93% , Facebook Inc. Facebook, Inc. 165,28 -0,72 -0,43% and Mozilla Corp., said support for Flash will ramp down across the internet in phases over the next three years….