Designer vs Developer # 8: Preserving design’s past

Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu speaks to Addy Osmani, a Senior Staff Developer Programs Engineer on the Google Developer Relations Team about how to design a great performance and speak about about Flash and days gone by

Designer vs Developer by Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu is a series of videos aimed at improving understanding foster greater understanding between the two camps. Each video, in which Kurtuldu has a conversation with a different industry expert, is accompanied by an essay (below) which delves deeper into the topic discussed.

So the queen is dead, long live the queen. How we can learn about Flash’s demise and populist ideas. So this is it then. The era of Flash is officially over. When my teammates and I first heard the announcement, we collectively cried a tear and reminisced about the good old days. Long gone are the times when we would wait 10 hours for an intro to load. Gone are the whizzing sounds of our computers fans because they are about to choke. Bye bye to the era of designing and developing for an audience of one.

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