For two years, Adobe has been updating Edge, a free Web development tool designed to move the Web away from plugins like its own Flash and towards flashy, rich, interactive sites that play well on full-size desktop screens and the smaller screens of smartphones and tablets. Today, at the company’s first “Create the Web” event in San Francisco, Adobe unveiled a new suite, dubbed Edge Tools and Services.
PCMag recently spoke with Danny Winokur, Adobe’s vice president and general manager of Interactive Development, who said the point of today’s releases is to “advance what’s possible with HTML5 and associated technologies that have become instrumental to the modern Web.”
He noted that not only has Adobe been developing these creation tools, but it is also working on Web standards themselves. “One of the things that is important for us, and that we believe benefits the larger Web community, is to have the Web platform—what the browsers are capable of doing—become much more expressive.”
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