Flash For Mobile Is Dead
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
To further reinforce that thought, Adobe announced just yesterday that it has ceased development on the Flash mobile browser plug-in. Meaning there will be no updates to those plug-ins and future versions of Android and Blackberry Playbooks may not be able to render Flash content. First, it seems Adobe is continuing development on the Flash plug-in and AIR runtime.
Flash Dead for eLearning
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
I've been warning about this since January 2010 in Still No Flash , and called it out further as the signs became more serious in May 2010 with Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash. My words then: We are hitting a tipping point where you have to question building anything that uses Flash as the delivery mechanism. And said, The death of Flash is continuing.
Flashy Lectora Animations Without Using Flash
JUNE 8, 2015
When you think games or animation, there’s a good chance you think of Flash. The ability to import Flash into Lectora in combination with passing variables between the two allows for very complex scenarios. But what if you want to access your course work on mobile devices? The post Flashy Lectora Animations Without Using Flash appeared first on eLearning Brothers.
The Future For Flash
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
Earlier today, I received a link to the Flash Plugin roadmap. A lot of elearning content today was designed and developed using Flash and that will continue in the foreseeable future. The roadmap was interesting because it points to some items that could possibly impact how we use Flash for delivering eLearning. I’d hazard a guess Android will be abandoning Flash mobile too.
Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond
MARCH 30, 2015
Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000. Mobile video traffic exceeded 50 percent of total mobile data traffic for the first time in 2012. Mobile network (cellular) connection speeds grew 20 percent in 2014. 4G traffic will be more than half of the total mobile traffic by 2017.
12 Mobile Learning Trends On The Rise
APRIL 21, 2015
In the elearning industry there is sometimes confusion as to the difference between elearning and “mobile learning” In many respects elearning is mobile – so why make a distinction? The mobile learning boom started to come about when people began to rely upon mobile technology on a more regular basis. mlearning mobile learning
Making Flash-based Courses Engaging and Mobile-compatible
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Have you developed hundreds of online courses using Adobe Flash? Are you worried that these courses would become redundant because of their incompatibility with mobile devices? Many firms have developed a large number of e-learning courses in Adobe Flash in the days before the mobile revolution. conversion of Flash-based courses. Lectora Inspire 16 to the Rescue.
4 Reasons You Should Invest in Flash to HTML5 Conversion
OCTOBER 13, 2016
Have you invested heavily in Flash-based e-learning? The primary reason you should convert your Flash-based courses into the HTML5 format is that these courses cannot be accessed on most mobile devices. You cannot provide offline access to e-learning content, if it is developed in Flash. The full potential of mobile learning apps can be realized.
Adobe Flash and the Danger of Zero Day Exploits
AUGUST 12, 2015
Our Head of Technology, Nik Goile, gives us some background on last month’s Adobe Flash exploits , and explains how CDSM was prepared to deal with them… You probably heard about the Adobe Flash Player vulnerabilities that came to light in July. The published archive included at least three zero day exploits for Adobe Flash, and one for Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The Future of e-Learning Content after Adobe Kills Flash on Mobile Devices
Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning
NOVEMBER 9, 2011
Adobe, in a written statement , announced that it will not support Flash in mobile browsers henceforth. As it is, iPhone and iPad don't play Flash content. It will be a matter of time before new versions of other mobile devices (based on Android and other platforms) stop supporting Flash in browsers. Well, Adobe continues to be committed to supporting Flash on the PC platform. Adobe also says that mobile content can be packaged using Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR) and delivered through app stores in the form of native apps. It is official.
Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning
MAY 29, 2012
There’s no other Industry in the world that was more affected by Apple refusing to embrace Adobe Flash in their iOS devices like the eLearning Industry. I don’t have the exact numbers but I would venture to say that more than 98% of all eLearning was/is based on Adobe Flash (i.e. the learner needs to have the Flash Player installed) and thus making it an interesting challenge for our Industry to make the transition to mobile learning (mLearning), especially because of the market share that Apple commands with the iPad and the iPhone. Let me explain.
Flash in eLearning - Seven Traps to Avoid
Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning
JULY 15, 2011
Flash is a free cross-browser plug-in that allows interactive content to play on most browsers and computers.The sophisticated Flash development environment allows programmers and designers plenty of room for creativity. No wonder then, a lot of e-learning is built using Flash. If you are considering the on-going use of Flash for developing e-learning, here are seven traps to avoid. The frame rate trap Flash files can support multiple frame rates. By itself, your interactive component shockwave file (.SWF) SWF) will play okay regardless of the frame rate.
Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
Mobile the final frontier. These are the voyages of mobile learning. To, ah forget it you now the rest, but what you may not know is the latest on the mobile learning front. I already saw that mobile planet. Responsive – Talk to any LMS vendor (okay, a large swath of them) and they will tell you they have responsive for mobile. . Mobile OS. Yowsa.
MP4 – Making Flash-based E-learning Videos Universal
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Over the last few years, his organization developed hundreds of e-learning videos in Flash. However, the advent of the mobile age has rendered these web-based learning resources redundant because they cannot be accessed on the latest smartphones and tablets used by the staff. So, Sean’s boss asked him to make the Flash-based online learning videos accessible on mobile devices.
This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad
JULY 6, 2010
Flash To HTML5 – Essential Toolkit For Successful Migration
AUGUST 16, 2016
Adoption of mLearning or mobile learning triggers the need to plan for migration of your legacy Flash courses to HTML5 so that they can run seamlessly on tablets and smartphones. In this article, I am sharing a toolkit you can use to successfully migrate from Flash to HTML5. Essential Toolkit For Successful Migration From Flash To HTML5. Multi-Device Support. Migration
HTML5 Fans Rejoice – Adobe Ditches Flash Player on Mobile Devices
NOVEMBER 9, 2011
Especially for us fans of HTML5 who knew in our hearts of hearts that it was a superior product to Flash. 9th, that it is abandoning its work on Flash for mobile devices and instead focusing on mobile development of development of HTML5 for mobile. For LMS vendors, adding “HTML5 feature sets makes sense – especially if they are adding mobile learning components in their system. Listen, I was not always a Flash hater, but when I saw HTML5 over a year ago, I knew this was a better solution for the industry, for all of us. Right now.
Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world. mobile devices per capita. Mobilize Learning by Optimizing it for Touch. Conclusion.
Ring in the New: Flash E-learning to HTML5
AUGUST 2, 2016
Ever since Google announced it would make HTML5 the default experience in Chrome , and start blocking Flash by the end of this year, many organizations have been wondering why. One of the reasons these organizations sympathize with Flash is because of their Flash-based e-learning courses. Disadvantages of Adobe Flash. Flash components usually take more time to load.
6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy
AUGUST 16, 2012
Mobile learning is a relatively new domain and is rapidly evolving as well, which makes its implementation a not so easy task. When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. In fact, some early mobile learning initiatives have been taken up more for novelty value than for identified real needs. Ask yourself -.
Flash to HTML5 The Great Migration
MAY 13, 2015
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML5) and Adobe Flash are effective technologies for creating engaging online content. However, we are beginning to see a migration from Flash to HTML5, especially in the e-learning industry. HTML5 is designed to run on any computer as well as mobile devices such as iPhones, Android devices, iPads, tablets, and smartphones, some of which cannot currently run Flash. Wave goodbye to plug-ins and players Many content access issues for users stem from Flash player faults. One build, multiple devices.
Talking Mobile Learning, Gadgets, Tablets, Flash and More [Video Interview]
APRIL 13, 2011
Last week Robert Kennedy III, President of RKCS Learning Solutions, invited me to do a video interview over Skype and we talked about all my favorite topics, including eLearning, Mobile Learning, Flash Player 10.2 Interview , Mobile , eLearning , Adobe. on the Motorola Xoom, the Kindle, Apple, Adobe and of course Tablets. Send to Kindle. eLearning Interviews featured
The why and how of moving eLearning from Flash to HTML5 (eBook)
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Much has been said, spoken and written about ‘Why Move eLearning from Flash to HTML5? Flash’s incompatibility with some mobile devices and HTML5’s easy adaptability for multi-device learning have acted as a catalyst to this shift. But ‘how can Flash-based eLearning be converted to HTML5?’ Mobile Learning Flash To HTML5 Flash to HTML5 Conversion Moving eLearning from Flash to HTML5 Moving from Flash to HTML5’ is a question that remained unanswered. Until now. Our new […].
Converting Flash-based E-learning Content to HTML5 Why and How
DECEMBER 5, 2016
For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world. It appeared that the reign of Flash would continue forever. But, all this changed with the advent of the mobile learning era. Despite all its powerful features, Flash is not compatible with most Smartphones and tablets. Step 2: Extract Content and Media from the Flash-based Course.
Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis
APRIL 11, 2011
For over two years now, we have not only just been hearing about mobile learning but also actively understanding and working on it. From trying to explain five myths of mobile learning to assisting customer new to mobile learning, getting started with mobile learning has been an exciting journey through which we have seen mobile learning seeing increasing adoption.
Mobile gives the edge
Learning with e's
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
Smart mobile phones continue to disrupt our society. For everyone of us who own them, mobile phones are changing our lives, influencing our decisions about how we interact with each other, how we access and consume information, how we work, entertain ourselves and purchase our goods. Just why is such a small object such as the smart mobile phone so disruptive? Curtis, M.
The 4 S’s of mobile design
APRIL 12, 2011
Given that smartphone sales are estimated to exceed PC sales by the end of this year, and mobile Internet users are expected to exceed desktop Internet users soon after, I have finally concluded that the time is ripe for mobile learning. I call them the 4 S’s of mobile design. I believe the primary benefit of m-learning is the very fact that it is mobile. Simple.
Create Rich Flash-like Buttons in Articulate Storyline 2
JULY 5, 2016
Are you planning to convert your Flash-based legacy courses to HTML5 to make them compatible with multiple browsers and mobiles? But creating Flash-like fancy buttons with animating rollover effects was a tough task in Articulate Storyline 1. Well, the rapid authoring tool Articulate Storyline is very effective in converting and developing interactive courses. seconds.
These Stats Bode well for Mobile Learning
JANUARY 31, 2012
. All signs continue to point to a near future where mobile devices will surpass desktop PCs for how we connect to the Internet, shop, and most other things, including learning. I believe we are getting very close to a ‘mobile-first’ approach to developing content and I can’t wait to see we can come up as a community when it comes to mobile learning design.
Making Mobile Learning Work [INFOGRAPHIC]
JUNE 26, 2013
It is exciting to see the growth of mobile learning, and its importance, over recent years. The new and accessible mobile technology is one reason why we see mlearning on a large scale. In fact, mobile phones count for a surprising 1 out of 8 internet page views in the United States alone. As the mobile market increases, so does the innovation, accessibility, and overall use.
Mobile Learning and Interactivity
Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning
AUGUST 25, 2011
Does mobile learning need interactivity? Mobile content is short-duration, small-screen. Give us examples of interactivity on mobile devices. JP: Course designers must understand the differences in the various mobile devices, operating systems and browsers. So then comes the debate of whether Native or Web apps and Flash or HTML5. So, is there a ‘right way’ to design interactive content for mobile devices? The best method is to come up with a checklist of requisites for your mobile learning interactivity. Why bother making it interactive?
Flash Controversy Continues - Is It a Good Choice for Development?
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
Garin Hess wrote a post 5 Reasons Flash is NOT dying.give me a break! and it seems like my recent post Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash got him a little fired up. I am fed up with people saying Flash is dying. Garin has some good arguments on why he likes Flash as a delivery mechanism. And just like a few years ago when it became clear that you shouldn’t build desktop applications anymore, I think we are hitting a tipping point where you have to question building anything that uses Flash as the delivery mechanism. Will I Choose Flash?
Making Mobile Learning Work – LearnX 2013 Panel Discussion Summary
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
I will be stating the obvious when I say that there is huge amount of interest in mobile learning across the globe. Technological shifts like movement away from Flash to HTML, and rapid adoption of tablet devices are shaking up how learning content is designed, and how learners access them. Majority agreed that just porting of content to mobile devices is not m-learning.
Essential Steps To Convert Flash-based E-learning Content To HTML5 [Infographic]
JANUARY 14, 2017
For many years, Adobe Flash was used predominantly to develop graphics, games, and animations. Flash enabled the use of various interactivities that made learning enriching. It appeared that the reign of Flash would continue forever. But, all this changed with the advent of the mobile learning era. Learning Technology flash to html5Hope you find it useful.