YouTube Discusses About Flash and HTML5

YouTube Discusses About Flash and HTML5

Think HTML5 is a shoo-in for replacing Flash? Think again. In a recent blog post on the YouTube API Blog, YouTube explains to developers the pros and cons of Flash and HTML5. It's quite a lengthy read, but the message to take away is that there are certain key features of Flash that HTML5 still lacks.

YouTube API Blog - There's been a lot of discussion lately about whether or not the HTML5 <video> tag is going to replace Flash Player for video distribution on the web. We’ve been excited about the HTML5 effort and <video> tag for quite a while now, and most YouTube videos can now be played via our HTML5 player. This work has shown us that, while the <video> tag is a big step forward for open standards, the Adobe Flash Platform will continue to play a critical role in video distribution.

To find out more, click here for the original article.

All News Categories

News for Past 12 Months

Subscribe to HWZ Here!

Subscribe now to receive latest tech news, articles and promotions straight to your inbox!
By signing up, you indicate that you have read and agreed to the and .

Obsessed with technology?
Subscribe to the latest tech news as well as exciting promotions from us and our partners!
By subscribing, you indicate that you have read & understood the SPH's Privacy Policy and PDPA Statement.