If I visit playerversion.com in my HTC Desire Z’s Froyo browser it tells me I’m running “FL 10,1,123,425″, but when I navigate to Settings > Applications > Manage Applications > All > Adobe Flash Player 10.1 it tells me it’s version “10.1.92.10″.
I’m still relatively new to Android so this isn’t making immediate sense to me; either playerversion.com‘s JS need adjusting or there are two versions of the Flash player on my Android device. Or something else?!?
Edit: Adobe’s own version test page mirrors playerversion.com‘s findings. cisnky suggested trying a pure Flash-based version detection method, which’ll be my next move.
Edit 2: This Flash-based test mirrors the above; that the minor version I’m running is “123″.
Intend to give AS3 Signals a go soon. Roundup of resources over at InsideRIA.
Great series of articles over on InsideRIA. Part 1 and part 2 available so far.
This posting on Lifehacker is very useful if Android’s tendancy towards bouncing you over to mobile versions of sites is annoying you. However, I noticed you can also play around with the Flash plug-in settings using this method too; switching between Flash 10 and Flash Lite (on Froyo anyway).
Great article by senocular on the easy-to-understand world of cross domain happiness and Flash.
Awesome Flash effort here; Super Mario Bros. Crossover. Combining playable characters from a number of other 8-bit gaming icons. Love it.
Steve Jobs has posted his thoughts on the Adobe Flash debate. Very interesting read.
EDIT: Good replies from Jesse Warden and Uza.
Adobe Flash received a very welcome shot in the arm recently when Google announced that it was to package Flash with its Chrome browser. Mozilla however have since announced that they have no plans to follow suit.
Flash usually runs comparatively poorly in Firefox, so it’s a shame it’s not receiving any love to improve its performance.