It looks like Director is Finally Dead

Colin Holgate colinholgate at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 19:25:24 CET 2017


Thanks for the link. I’m going to post it on Marc Canter’s Facebook wall!


> On Jan 27, 2017, at 10:03 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Colin,
> 
>> Am 27.01.2017 um 17:56 schrieb Colin Holgate via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
>> 
>> I can’t find any announcements from Adobe, and the article doesn’t provide links.
> 
> there is in fact a link to an ADOBE blog:
> <https://blogs.adobe.com/creativecloud/the-future-of-adobe-contribute-director-and-shockwave/>
> 
> I have been using Director for years, its animation possibilities were AWESOME, wish we had (a fraction of) this in LC,
> but scripting was a real pain in the arse!
> 
> I never regretted my switch to MetaCard in 1999! ;-)
> 
>> The logic in the article is a bit dumb. They say that Mac shockwave support is going to end, and so naturally they would get rid of the tool that makes shockwave content. But shockwave is only one part of what Director is good for.
>> Anyway, I’ll keep trying to find an Adobe post about it.
>> 
>>> On Jan 27, 2017, at 9:45 AM, Lynn Fredricks via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> <http://venturebeat.com/2017/01/27/adobe-will-stop-selling-contribute-and-director-on-february-1-drop-shockwave-for-mac-support-on-march-14/>
> 
> Best
> 
> Klaus
> 
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