Macromedia acquire by Adobe 2+ years after – Poll

 

On April 18, 2005 Adobe announced the acquire of Macromedia. Something like $3.4 billion were involved on this business.

At that time Macromedia community had entered in panic, probably it would be the end of some Macromedia products, the buss was all around Flash. Could Adobe just deprecate Flash, Dremweaver etc etc?

Now 2+ years later do you feel that after all, the acquire was good for Macromedia, Flash and all the community from both sides?

Vote and give your opinion by commenting.

Macromedia and Limelight Networks Deliver Limelight MediaEdge Streaming for Macromedia Flash

 

Macromedia, and Limelight Networks today announced the immediate availability of Limelight MediaEdge Streaming for Macromedia Flash. The service enables scalable Flash media streaming on the advanced Limelight content delivery network and leverages the new Macromedia Flash Media Server 2.

Press Release here.

2005 MAX Awards

 

Macromedia, today announced the winners of the 2005 MAX Awards, which recognize the top digital experiences built with Macromedia technology.

For more information on 2005 MAX Awards finalists and winners, please visit: http://www.macromedia.com/go/maxwinners.

The winners, by category, are:

Advertising and Branding Experience
– Royal Caribbean International – Freedom of the Seas Microsite

Business Experience
– SAP – SAP Analytics

Customer-Facing Experience
– Converse – Converse One

Education and Non-Profit Experiences
– University of Texas, Center for Energy and Environmental Resources – Trajectory Tool

eLearning Experience
– BMW AG – MINI World Challenge

Government Experience
– Airservices Australia – Flying Around

Media, Entertainment, and Gaming Experiences
– New Line Cinema – Crash This Trailer

Mobile Experience
– Dolce & Gabbana – D&G For Realovers

2005 MAX Special Achievement Award
– Tian Tian

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