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Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Adobe also unveiled Flash platform 10.1 Flash is the favorite delivery platform (development tool) for eLearning courses due to its huge install-base and ability to produce engaging content. Mobile device platforms are diversified – from screen sizes to the operating-systems driving the devices. To begin with it will be available on Android in 2010.

Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player?

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Smokescreen project is an effort to bring Flash player to the iPhone/iPad without installing the Flash plug-in. For now this project is targeted at advertisers to enable them to run Flash ads on the iPhone/iPad. Here is a video demonstration of a Flash ad running on an iPad using Smokescreen –. eLearning Development: What’s new in Flash CS4?

Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

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The war between Adobe and Apple just got hotter. Apple has revised the Developer Program License Agreement to ban the use of cross compiler tools like Unity3d, Appcelerator’s Titanium, Adobe’s Flash CS5 etc. The same Flash file published as SWF or AIR app would work with other mobile devices supporting Flash Player 10.1 or AIR 2.0.

Future Of Flash Is Open Source

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Looks like a desire to speed up their open-source development around the Flash platform. We advocate the need of openness at Adobe especially for their Flash runtimes. Adobe has some great development tools like Flash Builder, Flash CS5 which target the runtimes – Flash Player and Adobe AIR. Adobe has released SWF specifications till its version 10.

6 Features of Learning Objects

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Finally, the LO metadata describes the minimum technology requirements, for example, Flash Player needed, etc. Let’s have a look: · Interoperability: Learning objects can be used in a variety of software suites, across platforms (Mac, PC). Learning objects (LOs) are digital entities that are authentic and based on real-world events. It’s All in the Metadata. Resources.

What Do We Mean When We Say HTML5?

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It’s a Flash-killer. often use the phrase “the HTML5 stack” to communicate more clearly, but to me, the main thing is that people have good resources to keep them up to date on the capabilities of the technology, the delivery platforms, and the authoring tools. Apple has never allowed Flash on iOS devices (iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads), but these devices are way too popular for us to ignore their users. And just recently, Adobe announced that it is stopping development on the version of Flash Player that is used on all other mobile devices, as well.

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Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

One year ago today, I offered nine predictions running the gamut of hardware, software, industry players and general market movements based on trends we were experiencing in the commercial mobile learning marketplace; here’s my analysis of where these predictions landed twelve months later. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time.

The Future Of E-learning Is Mobile – mLearnCon

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There is no doubt everyone is looking at HTML 5 to bridge the difference between devices but is yet to become a workable platform. Even as Apple and Adobe continue to fight over the ‘control’ of the web we hope the dust settles on this in the next 6-12 months. Related posts: Mobile Learning (mLearning) Applications – An Example Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player?

HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

A couple of weeks back we posted about Silverlight posing some (at this time, actually little) competition to Flash. Those of you have heard of HTML 5 will know it’s a new version of HTML and XHTML being promoted by Google and Apple in a bid to move the web away from proprietary technologies like Flash, Silverlight and JavaFX. So is Flash Dead? Or does it?

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Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

After years of BlackBerry dominance in the pockets and purses of enterprise personnel, iOS (Apple) and Android -based mobile phones and tablet devices will supplant RIM-supplied smartphones as the primary desired (and likely used) smart devices for mobile learning – at least in North America. devices – each with tens of thousands of available apps – will help fuel continued adoption of Apple and Google-designed tablets in the learning space. 5. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time. Pad/Tablet Use Explodes !

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

The many advantages of mobile web apps – like cross platform OS support for iOS, Android and others – will still be mitigated in key areas like security, off-line storage, sync updates, access to device features like cameras (although this is improving in the spec) plus critical infosec concerns like SSO support when disconnected and remote wipe capabilities that just don’t work in mobile web apps yet. Flash Falters, HTML5 & ePUBs Gain in Popularity. So, in no certain order, here are my predictions… 1. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. Access Points Diversify. Summary.

eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

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With increasing bandwidths and better compression techniques available, use of videos in Flash platform based eLearning courses is on the rise. Before using videos in your Flash project, you would need to encode them in a format compatible with Adobe Flash (FLV or MPEG-4). Using Flash, videos can be delivered using either of below methods –. a.

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The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

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The Open Screen Project was started to help create a singular experience on multiple devices (using Flash) be it Computers, Mobiles, TV or Game consoles. Porting the same experience whether it is standalone or in-browser content, on a variety of platform remains a challenge due to fragmentation and deployment barriers. Obviously, using Flash platform tools offered by Adobe.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

ponder how this would have played out if Apple had ventured into the television market as many analysts expected them to 2012 and that opportunity remains for 2013. Prediction #4 - Flash Falters, HTML5 and ePUBs Gain in Popularity. 2012 will be remembered as the year the current shifted on Adobe Flash as the preferred training content and rich media delivery format. Bullseye.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase | Main | Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" » September 06, 2007 Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform Way back in July, I posted a brief note about OpenLaszlo. Laszlo is abstract from the Flash player. Webtop is built on OpenLaszlo, which is an advanced Ajaxdevelopment platform. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!! del.icio.us

A Big Week for Smartphones

mLearning Trends

Flash Player as well adding another viable mlearning content type to the mix for these well-equipped learners. Apple's Tablet Emminent Debut. Finally, many of us sit in rapt anticipation for Apple's upcomg iSlate/Tablet announcement later this month, rumored to not only have built-in Wi-Fi but possibily having wireless data capabilities too. Several vendors at this week's CES in Las Vegas have already announced or previewed their own tablet offerings and virtually any of these devices will prove compelling mobile learning platforms in the right environments.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Rather than getting easier, the mlearning landscape will actually grow wider/deeper and far more complex as enterprises are forced to include/support several disparate mobile devices and changing end user demands; this scenario will drive further demand for enterprise-grade content authoring and delivery platforms for mobile learning. lack of Flash support). A.K.A. Maybe next year.

Adobe Device Central: Great Support for mLearning Development

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One of the key challenges associated with mLearning development is to manage development across varied types of devices and platforms. With new devices being launched every week and no clear cross device platform to target, procuring myriad devices for testing is very difficult or at the very least expensive. Testing for the multitouch and accelerometer using Flash Professional CS5.

What’s New in Adobe eLearning Suite2?

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Adobe recently released eLearning Suite 2 comprising of Captivate 5, Flash Professional CS5, Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended, Acrobat 9 Pro, Presenter 7 (available on Windows only), Soundbooth CS5, Bridge CS5, Device Central CS5 in it. Thankfully, Adobe Apple fight is not affecting everything). Again here’s a short video –. 2.

HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

A couple of weeks back we posted about Silverlight posing some (at this time, actually little) competition to Flash. Those of you have heard of HTML 5 will know it’s a new version of HTML and XHTML being promoted by Google and Apple in a bid to move the web away from proprietary technologies like Flash, Silverlight and JavaFX. So is Flash Dead? Or does it?

My "Top Ten List" for Mobile Learning News in 2009

mLearning Trends

This certainly helped establish a strong market value for platform-based mobile learning solutions and generated market interest/demand for all mlearning vendors. In addition, longtime mobile learning tool provider Hot Lava Software was purchased by LCMS platform provider Outstart and interest in their combined offerings was well received. Blackboard also just introduced a BlackBerry application to work alongside their current Apple iPhone offerings. IMO, the price and focus paid by an established LMS platform vendor are significant. 3. Cheap but Capable Devices.

My mLearning Predictions for 2010

mLearning Trends

We can all expect advances in next generation devices and capabilities from Apple, Google/Android, RIM/BlackBerry, Microsoft, Palm, Nokia and others. Rather than getting easier, the mlearning landscape will actually grow wider/deeper and far more complex as enterprises are forced to include/support several disparate mobile devices and changing end user demands; this scenario will drive further demand for enterprise-grade content authoring and delivery platforms for mobile learning. The arrival of Adobe's Flash Player v10.1 Knock, Knock!! Who's there? Mobile.

43 Great eLearning Posts and 5 Hot Topics Including Google Buzz and iPad

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Selecting an Open-Source Online Course Development and Delivery Platform , February 16, 2010 Clayton R. Tablet-like in size only, the iPad’s conformity to the iPhone OS, features and ergonomics suggest that we’re seeing Apple promote a renewed focus on empowering crowdsourced content creation over significant platform enhancements—perhaps in a way we have not seen before. Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning , February 18, 2010. Apple (16). Best of eLearning Learning. February 14, 2010 to February 28, 2010. Or why not?