I am not a fan of Flash, but I see it as a necessary evil to share things like my tutorial videos and presentations on my various different sites. However it looks like that might not be the case for much longer. Slideshare has announced that they now have HTML5 embed code for presentations.
As part of our transition to HTML5, we are pleased to let you know that embedded presentations are now Flash-free. We have also made several other improvements to our embed code:
- Embedded presentations can be viewed on iOS devices
- New features in embedded presentations will be updated dynamically
- The embed code is shorter and simpler
- The embed has new Twitter and Facebook share buttons (we find that presentations with share buttons get shared 30% more)
Ironically, the button to copy the embed code is still flash … but that little bit of info aside, here’s my first attempt at using the new embed code: