To build their Next Mayor of London chart widget, the smart asses at BetFair-TradeFair chose to use the most hated web technology -Flash.

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Flash + Usability @ Google Search

Jakob Nielsen (world&#8217-s #1 Internet usability expert)

  • Flash: 99% Bad (Jakob Nielsen&#8217-s Alertbox)
  • In usability tests of 46 Flash applications, we identified several basic issues related to Web-based functionality&#8217-s ephemeral nature. (Jakob Nielsen&#8217-s Alertbox)
  • Top Ten Web Design Mistakes of 2005 – #3 = Flash (Jakob Nielsen&#8217-s Alertbox)

Previously: How BetFair screw up the “Next Mayor Of London” embeddable, enriched, compound chart widget —BIG TIME