More Thoughts on the Future of Book Publishing

By the emails I have received to my last post, I think it might be helpful to clarify a few items. First, despite my attention-grabbing title, I do not actually anticipate the death of traditional book publishing—at least not anytime soon. However, even a 5-10 percent reduction in sales would have a significant negative impact on the publishing Read More

The Death of Traditional Book Publishing

In 2000 or so, Microsoft launched Reader, a simple software application designed to enable users to read books on their computers. Most of us in the book publishing world braced for what we thought would be a major shift in our industry. It didn’t happen. In recent years, it has become fashionable to defend the traditional Read More

Bugs Fixed in FP10.1B3

Download and Test Flash Player 10.1 Beta 3. Special thanks to all the content owners, developers, and customers who logged bugs against Flash Player 10.1 Beta 2, you made a word of difference. Here are the bugs fixed in FP10.1B3: Graphics: DisplayObjects with overlapping strokes sometimes disappears when redrawn [FP-3621] Removing and re-adding a Flash movie Read More

Improve Flash 10.1 and AIR 2.0

Adobe engineering is headed into the final stretch of development of Flash Player 10.1 and AIR 2.0. We need community help to identify quality issues with your deployed and in-development content. While both Flash and AIR are tested extensively internally, every beta we receive valuable feedback from the Flash community and beyond. Here is how you can get involved: Download and install Flash Read More