Adobe Embraces HTML5, Reveals ‘Edge’ Preview

The Adobe Edge HTML5 animation tool interface

Could it be possible that Adobe is providing greater support for HTML5? This may be the case since Adobe System has, recently, released a teaser of its latest program Edge, which helps developers, design interactive graphics through the support of HTML5.

Apart from paying attention to HTML5, Edge supports CSS3 and JavaScript platform. Based on information, provided by an Adobe Labs report, regarding the subject, “Edge will be updated regularly to add new functionality, stay ahead of evolving web standards, and incorporate user feedback to provide the best functionality and experience possible.”

“Over the last year Adobe has delivered on several significant HTML5 milestones including contributions to jQuery, submitting code to WebKit, and enhanced HTML5 output in Creative Suite® 5.5,” commented Adobe VP of Design and Web Engineering, Paul Gubbay. “Now, with Adobe Edge, we’re taking our HTML5 tooling to a whole new level and look forward to getting some really useful feedback from the community over the next few months, as we refine the product.”

Features, offered by Edge, include composition creation, graphic importation and animation choreographing, amongst numerous others.

Adobe Flash has achieved global recognition in its services, providing users with interactive graphics by means of online websites. Nevertheless, the appearance of the HTML5 platform has dared Flash because of its wide-ranging compatibility with several other browsers.

Till then, it will be highly entertaining to see what the company prospects are since Adobe Flash seems to be indicating that it will be supporting other scripting formats in the future.

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