It's Shumway or the Highway. Or something. JavaScript Flash player on its way to Firefox?

04-10-2013

Shumway is a Flash VM and runtime written in JavaScript, which Mozilla has rolled out into its Firefox nightly builds.

Shumway is capable of playing SWF-format Flash movies, and even handles ActionScript 2 and 3 code. It'll be interesting to see how it fares in performance and stability against Adobe's own proprietary Flash player - perhaps it could even give Flash a new lease of life - there are plenty of Web Developers out there who still want to develop on the mature platform because of the slick workflow and copious resources available.

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