Monday, October 3, 2011 at 1:30 pm.

At least Adobe isn’t just sitting there while Flash nosedives

Lots of announcements at Adobe’s MAX conference today:

  • Acquired Typekit, a web typography company that is popular with the in-crowd
  • Acquired Nitobi, which makes PhoneGap software for building cross-platform mobile apps
  • Unveiled six Touch Apps for the iPad and Android tablets, including Photoshop Touch
  • Unveiled Creative Cloud, a service with storage, apps, and community

Hey, it’s good to be skeptical about Adobe. They certainly have mostly fumbled so far on mobile. But they finally seem to be doing something, and they seem to actually understand that even if HTML5 beats Flash, people will still need creative tools to make stuff. And Adobe, so far, is still the best one to deliver those tools.