My new article on the Adobe Developer Center is live. Enjoy!

“Adobe Flash has evolved into the de facto video standard on the web in the last few years due to its ability to standardize video delivery across browser desktops, reduce deployment costs and fragmentation, and provide a highly customizable platform to maximize revenue and reach. Flash includes broad support for advertising, tracking, content delivery networks, and live quality of service, and is the solution for the most popular online video sites—as well as the largest live events—in online history.

With the introduction of Adobe Flash Player 10.1 for Android, and the announcement of upcoming support for other mobile OS platforms, you can finally transfer the benefits of Flash to a mobile audience.

This article is divided into the following sections:

– Understanding mobile video and Flash Player
– Encoding best practices
– Flash Player best practices
– Using the OSMF sample player”

Continue to read.