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Hi All,

I was checking Macromedia's newsletter 'Edge'. There they had link to one of the article. Check it here:

http://www.macromedia.com/newsletters/edge/september2003/index.html?sectionIndex=4&trackingid=OMN_AAEW

Can you see something missing???
I read the text by Mr. Alan and then suddenly it stopped at '....pushed into the', I was wondering what to do, how do I scroll and suddenly I saw those numbered buttons at bottom and upon clicking them I realised that they are used to move from page to page! Talk about fucked up usability! I mean why on the earth you need to use FLASH in such a wierd way? I mean I have seen too many examples like this where FLASH usage is simply killing usability.

What you say?
JD
http://jdk.phpkid.org

JD
Saturday, September 06, 2003

Also,

I have a fast broadband connection and I had to wait for a download.

Usually I only have to wait for video, or something really impressive.

After my wait I get a few pages of text and a couple of pictures.

Nothing that couldn't be done with HTML in no time at all.

Ged Byrne
Saturday, September 06, 2003

And you've gotta love how it crams the content into a 5"x7" area, when I've got a whole 21" monitor it could use!

Flash can be good, but even Macromedia finds it hard to do good with it.

Darren Collins
Sunday, September 07, 2003

When you have a favourite hammer even eggs look like nails.

Simon Lucy
Monday, September 08, 2003

You want a newsletter that will make you money:

www.realmoney.com

Money talks, BS walks.

just coffee black (egg white to you)
Monday, September 08, 2003

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