"When Macromedia’s Flash animation software first appeared around 1997, it was considered mostly as a toy for Internet users. By 2000, it was an increasingly sophisticated and “necessary” toy for Internet users who wanted to add glamour to their Websites. Today professional animators have increasingly used it as a serious production tool for broadcast TV.
Here are 11 views of Flash animation from both the designers and animators who use it and the TV companies that broadcast programs using it. "
Ps Thanks to Animated-News for the tip