In one corner is Adobe’s Flash, the once undisputed champion in delivering rich content to the glazed eyes of the easily bored public. In the other is HTML5, the once poor content provider now sporting the number 5 after its name and eager to prove that its new muscle and artful moves will be more than enough to take over the marketplace.

A wide range of pundits and industry heavyweights have been handicapping the fight, heralding HTML5 as the new champ and calling Flash “old,” “fragile,” “insecure,” or worse. The complaints are easy to understand and the new abilities of HTML5 are seductive. But is that enough to bet against Flash?

via HTML5 vs. Flash: The case for Flash | Application Development – InfoWorld.