Archive for May, 2008

Cross-Domain 101

I have noticed some confusion around the different cross-domain loading mechanisms in Flash Player. Its a complex topic, so I figured I’d put together a 90 second primer on the differences.

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Flash and Advertising

Some concerns have been raised lately regarding malicious ads using Flash. The good news is there are already mechanisms in the Flash Player to effectively address these concerns.

I am simplifying here, but there are two main goals for web-based advertisements:
* advertisers want to present compelling, engaging advertisements
* advertisers want users to click through to their websites

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