[casual_games] Custom browser plugin
jbuck at twitchythumbs.com
Wed Nov 23 12:11:36 EST 2005
At 06:51 AM 11/23/2005, Austin Haas wrote:
>Sorry I can't answer your question directly, but I would just like to add
>that I think it's terrible for the browser-based casual games industry to
>rely on a single vendor (Macromedia) for their platform.
>I have to think that, with the push for more applications to be web-based,
>someone has to come along and create some (hopefully open source) alternatives.
>Now, I know there is Java and dhtml, but those don't seem to be very
>competitive with Flash.
>Pet Tomato, Inc.
>Jonas Beckeman wrote:
>>I've been told many times that going for a custom browser plugin (like
>>raptisoft or PopCap does) is just stupid - users are supposed to be
>>extremely cautious about installing 3rd party software for their browser.
>>I'm not so sure.
>>You who rely on a non-standard plugin - what are your experiences? Have you
>>had second thoughts about choosing that path?
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