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Going Straight: How To Ditch Flash and Embrace the Future of the Web

Web Monkey: Adobe’s Flash Player is the whipping boy of the web — it’s proprietary, HTML5 is better, Flash hurts battery life and it’ll slap your grandmother if you leave it running for too long.

Apple has been leading the anti-Flash charge, most recently electing to not ship Flash with its new MacBook Air notebooks. Apple claims it doesn’t want to be responsible for keeping Flash up to date, but the company is also prescient when it comes to recognizing when old technology needs to go (remember the floppy disc?).

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