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Flash for Ipod/Iphone?

View Poll Results: Do you think flash could be on the Ipod/Iphone?
Yes 20 80.00%
No 5 20.00%
Voters: 25. You may not vote on this poll
05-30-2009, 01:51 PM
#1
Joined: May 2009
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Flash for Ipod/Iphone?

I was just thinking and this came up. What if some company makes an app for that is a flash player? I know it would be a bit hard to do, but it would probably make it to the top 25 easy. It could be used for addicting games, websites that require flash, and a lot of other things. Does anyone think this is possible? Post in the poll then, yes or no.
05-30-2009, 01:54 PM
#2
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Flash might come to the idevice but uit will be a skimmed down version of flash.

05-30-2009, 01:59 PM
#3
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i would want it but if flash came to the iphone/itouch there would be no use for devs to make games

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05-30-2009, 02:02 PM
#4
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Originally Posted by Stykman View Post
i would want it but if flash came to the iphone/itouch there would be no use for devs to make games
Yeah, I guess you're right
11-18-2009, 11:19 PM
#5
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Originally Posted by Stykman View Post
i would want it but if flash came to the iphone/itouch there would be no use for devs to make games
Exactly; then all the devs like ngmoco and gameloft will have to develop for some other platform. And that would suck for everyone, us as users (no new games, flash would make it be slower at a significant rate) and the devs would probably lose money.

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11-18-2009, 11:34 PM
#6
devs wouldnt lose money cause flash games are not like idevice games
11-18-2009, 11:35 PM
#7
Joined: May 2009
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Originally Posted by Jerson420 View Post
devs wouldnt lose money cause flash games are not like idevice games
Some are, in fact some of them WERE flash games before they came to the iPod.
11-18-2009, 11:36 PM
#8
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Originally Posted by S.I.D. CrAzY View Post
Some are, in fact some of them WERE flash games before they came to the iPod.
ok some but not all of the best games on iphone/ipod touch
11-18-2009, 11:49 PM
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Originally Posted by S.I.D. CrAzY View Post
Some are, in fact some of them WERE flash games before they came to the iPod.
Yeah but they won't be optimized for the iPhone. Controls won't be optimized. Won't be anywhere near as good as game's actually developed for the device.
11-18-2009, 11:51 PM
#10
Adobe Flash Builder is coming to iPhone. This isn't a Flash Player- all Flash Builder Apps still need to go through the same approval process and the developer needs to have their own iTunes Connect account.

Basically what it does is allows a developer to build an App using the same Flash tools they are used to using, and then compiling it native for iPhone.

A Flash Player isn't possible on iPhone, because Apple wants control of all code that comes into the iPhone (and rightfully so). This doesn't mean you can't use interpreted languages at all in your Apps, it means you can't download or stream your code (which is what SWF does).

Things like banners and non-logic code (tables) can be downloaded without a problem and are not a violation of Apples policy.

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