As Tom Hale explains, "This release dramatically expands the range of potential uses for Flash. Soon after Flash MX ships, developing user interfaces and rich applications will join the list of common uses for Flash today, such as advertising, demo and training content, navigation, and animation." What's most important to ColdFusion developers in this release is the way that it will integrate with ColdFusion MX, the new version of ColdFusion (previously code-named Neo) that is currently in beta. Hale says that Flash MX will allow developers to create rich Internet applications -- "applications that combine content, communication, and application functionality to deliver radically better user experiences. Using a rich application is a 'flow' as opposed to a 'click and wait' experience. This is very different from the experiences that users of most websites are having today."