Flash Vs JavaScript

These are the latest Client Side Web technologies, and have got a huge potential of growth, in the coming years..
People get confused, which one to use for their business, Flash, or JavaScript (JS).. Flash has got a wide range of animation effects and a very good Object Oriented Code Base: ActiontScript.. Theoretically, JavaScript can perform all the effects that a flash animation can..The advantage with JavaScript is, its enabled in the web browsers.. and the Disadvantage with Flash is, availability.. Systems like 64 bit linux, do no have flash support at all.. On the other hand, Flash can readily render some of the best effects with minimal piece of code.. and, JavaScript has a lot of Cross Browser compatibility issues (IE sucks).. Text and images in flash can’t be selected, and therefore, can’t be copied.. Also, it takes a long time for a Flash website to download, in a dial-up connection.. The greatest disadvantage with flash is that, the content can’t be indexed, so, content can’t be crawled by search engines..

Still, very big companies like YouTube depend entirely on flash.. And JavaScript is something, without which, no Industry can survive..
The Battle Continues..
Here, I am linking the best flash websites that took me almost 2 hours for compilation:
http://www.2advanced.com/
http://www.dontclick.it/
http://www.heavy.com/
http://www.imaginationcubed.com/
http://www.sukiland.com/
http://www.vodafonemayfly.co.uk/
http://www.mutabor.de/
http://www.typorganism.com/
http://www.bowwowlondon.com/main.html
http://lab.mathieu-badimon.com/
http://www.wddg.com/
http://www.designlicks.com/flash/index.php
http://www.onyro.com/
http://agencynet.com/

for some free flash templates u can always have a look on these websites.. These are really helpful while developing a new website, or even while learning Flash+ActionScript in depth..
http://www.flashvillage.com/
http://www.flashmo.com/home

Also, I would like to point out, what are the possibilities with JavaScript (check these cool demos):
http://dojotoolkit.org/demos
http://github.com/madrobby/scriptaculous/wikis/combination-effects-demo
http://mootools.net/

Lastly, I would like to link up a website which has got a very good collection of JS libraries..
http://javascriptlibraries.com/

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