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Flickr’s new (May 2013) user interface: “tight ass”?

Did ya see Flickr’s new UI? Some users rejoice, some blogs tout its updated design merits, and designer/developers like me run to see what they’ve done to bring it up to date. At first glance… It’s pretty. It’s full-screen, image-centric, responsive, and their catchy homepage incorporates some nice parallax movement (since I can never remember…

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Are Websites Designed Entirely in Flash Good or Bad?

The short answer leans closer and closer to “bad” as the years move on. But I’ll explain…

From the perspective of a photographer and graphic designer, there are a number things to be said about HTML vs. Flash.

The Pros: dynamic aesthetics are under full control by the programmer (with HTML, you’re limited to static pages, for the most part).
The Cons: Google (or Yahoo, MSN, Ask.com, etc.) doesn’t recognize anything inside Flash, it simply recognizes the Flash object itself. With HTML pages, Google will recognize all the jpegs and text, and index it that way.

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