Development Tools I Would Learn If I Were You - June's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

June's Big Question over at the Learning Circuits blog is regarding tools one should ".learn They provided just enough to make us dangerous with HTML, Flash, Photoshop and Authorware. No, I do not use Authorware now, but it is hard to predict what will be an essential tool 10 years down the road. So back to the big question, I would recommend the following types of tools, and examples where appropriate, that you should ".learn

Learning Flash

Tony Karrer

My posts around the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash and my post from a CTO perspective that I Cannot Bet on Flash for new development stirred up quite a bit of response. A lot of it said quite correctly that HTML5 is not there yet. And that Flash provides things that you can’t do in HTML/JavaScript. However, there are some pretty amazing things you can do without Flash. Should I hold off on learning Flash. and focus more on learning HTML5?