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Flash to HTML5 – Swiffy From Google

Upside Learning

This has come just in time for mLearning implementers; there is a new tool out in Google Labs called Swiffy that let’s one convert flash animation (swf files) to a device independent HTML5. Simply put, this will allow existing libraries of flash animation content to be ported to devices that run iOS – iPhones, iPads, and iPods. This also helps us poor elearning developers circumvent the continuous war between Adobe and Apple over flash technology, and allow delivery across devices/platforms. Weekly Finds Convert SWF Files To HTML5 HTML5 SWF To HTML5 Swiffy

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Flash in eLearning - Seven Traps to Avoid

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

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. 7. The frame rate trap Flash files can support multiple frame rates. SWF) will play okay regardless of the frame rate. You will find output distorted, or simply not showing.

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Adobe Captivate 5.5: Flash Player Version Aversion

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

One of the big decisions you will need to make during the Publish process ( File > Publish ) is which Flash Player to choose from the Flash Player Version drop-down menu. sports three versions of the Flash Player: 9, 10 and 10.2. While the Flash Player 10.3 Which Flash Player should you choose? Flash Player version 10.3 is in use in 40.5% of those same markets.

Easily Add Flash Interactions to eLearning

eLearning Weekly

Don’t worry: no Flash is required. You don’t need to know how to program in Flash, and you don’t even need to own Flash software. Once online, you are five steps away from having a beautiful Flash file (.SWF) SWF) to insert into your elearning. eLearning Adobe Captivate Articulate eLearning Brothers Flash Interactions Tools Training Games

Flash To HTML5 – Essential Toolkit For Successful Migration

EI Design

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. How you should begin the migration plan.

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Future Of Flash Is Open Source

Upside Learning

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.

What's Up With the "Enable SWF for conversion to iPhone application" Option?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Question About Adobe Captivate 5: What's Up With the "Enable SWF for conversion to iPhone application" Option? I'm confused. know that Apple and Adobe are at war with regards to SWF output playing on the iPhone or iPad. But I just noticed in Adobe Captivate 5 that there is a check box when you publish that says: "Enable SWF for conversion to iPhone application." The "Enable SWF for conversion to iPhone application" option was, in fact, going to allow you to use Adobe's Packager for iPhone to get SWFs to play on the iPhone and iPad.

Solution for Adobe Captivate 4 AS3 aggregated SWF not working on Latest Flash Player (10.1.102.64)

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Raptivity Essential : Now Build HTML5 and Flash Interactions Simultaneously

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

As Harbinger Knowledge Products unveils a brand new version of Raptivity Essential that lets you publish interactions in the HTML5 format in addition to Flash SWF format, I thought it would be interesting to talk to Shweta Kulkarni, who was involved deeply in the engineering of this product upgrade. HTML5 support for Raptivity Essential pack will fulfil this requirement and make them HTML5-ready for their future course creation without losing the Flash output. What were the technical challenges in porting Flash to HTML5 ? What prompted you to go the HTML5 way?

Adobe Captivate 6: HTML5 At Last!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Currently the most common way to publish a Captivate project is as a Flash SWF, an excellent solution because SWF files can be used by the vast majority of the world's personal computers, browsers and operating systems. According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on the vast majority of the word's computers. This week, HTML5. Of course, SWFs have a problem.

Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If the learner is going to access the lesson over the internet (either from a web server or an LMS), publishing SWF and/or HTML5 is the way to go. If you decide to publish a SWF, the learner will use a web browser to access the lesson. In addition to the web browser, the learner must have the free Adobe Flash Player on the computer to view the SWF.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

multimedia authoring tool that goes beyond Flash and builds applications based on HTML5, Javascript, jQuery and CSS3 and works well on iOS and Android devices, and the latest HTML5-compatible browsers. Storyline publishes to three different formats: Flash, HTML5, and iOS for iPad, delivering rich multimedia and interactivity for tablet learning. Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS.

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Training: Using Multi-SCO Packager to Create a Single Course out of SCOs from Captivate, Flash and Dreamweaver

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Using Multi-SCO Packager to Create a Single Course out of SCOs from Captivate, Flash and Dreamweaver Date and time:  Thursday, November 10, 2011 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to combine SWF and PDF from Captivate, Learning interactions SWF from Flash and Course Builder SCOs from Dreamweaver into a [.]. eLearning Suite eLearning this week How do I. Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe eLearning Suite Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5

Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player?

Upside Learning

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?

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Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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For example, if you select the Enable Accessibility option and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Note: To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files. shutdown. Buttons.

Reusable, Relevant Interactions for Compliance E-Learning (with less yawn!)

Twitterpated with Learning

As I’ve posted before , I like to use Flash to design elements of my activity interfaces, but control almost everything else using AS3 and XML.  This lets me take advantage of Flash’s friendlier design environment while still keeping the logic of my activities flexible. When the SWF for the course is launched, the XML is loaded by the AS3.  Eek!).  Overall Course Structure.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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For example, if you select the 508 Compliance and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Note:  To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files. Slide accessibility text.

Flash Export in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Export to Flash is an old feature modeled in a new way. In previous versions of Captivate, for this feature to work, Flash needs to be installed on the same machine from where you want to export. But, taking the advantage of the XML-based FLA file format introduced in Flash CS5, we have removed the dependency of Flash for this feature to work. Yes, for export, now there is no need for Flash to be installed at all. When you export, a FLA file will be generated which can be taken to some other machine where Flash CS5 is installed and you can work on it.

mLearning: The Time is Now

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In what may be another boon for mLearning, last week Google released a beta tool called Swiffy , a free Flash to HTML5 converter. My first thought about Swiffy was that it would solve a LOT of the problems I hear with SWF content not playing on Apple devices like the iPad. by AJ George   The push for mobile learning (mLearning) has been a surprisingly long one. Do you have.

Adobe RoboHelp: Embed Captivate HTML5 Output

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Other outputs, such as WebHelp, only support Captivate's Flash output. Publish your Captivate demo as both Flash and HTML5. In the Multimedia Name field, open the swf you published from Captivate. By default, RoboHelp uses the Captivate Flash output when you generate the layout. by Willam Van Weelden. Embed Captivate HTML5 Content Within RoboHelp.

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Building a Branching Conversation Simulation with Flash, XML, and AS3

Twitterpated with Learning

My goal is to give an overview of the technical structure, without getting too terribly deep in code – however, this post is definitely aimed at people who develop using Flash, XML, and AS. like to use Flash to design elements of my activity interfaces, but control almost everything else using AS3 and XML. General Design Structure. Dialog Boxes. Less than thrilling, right?

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TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8: One Smart Player

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Arguably, the most common way to publish a Camtasia project is as a Flash SWF. This is an excellent solution because SWF files can be used by the vast majority of the world's personal computers, browsers and operating systems. Although your learners will not need Camtasia installed on their computer to use a SWF, they will need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com). According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on most of the world's computers.    But SWFs have a problem.

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eLearning Mega Flash and PPT Temple Bundle

eLearning Brothers

Flash games, 2 PPT eLearning course style themes AND more than 60 Flash interactions included in this bundle! These are PPT and Flash based templates that are super easy to update. Each template is fully customizable in Flash (we give you the.fla Flash source file). Specs: Files included: fla, psd, ppt, pptx, jpg, swf. Flash Player 8 or newer. Games.

Get Adobe Captivate 5 content with Text Animations working in latest Flash Player without republishing

Adobe Captivate

We now have a fix for Adobe Captivate 5 content with Text Animations not playing in the latest Flash Player issue, which does *NOT* require a republish of the entire project! We have an application ‘CaptivateFP10Fixer’ which when given an affected Adobe Captivate 5 SWF with Text Animation, will give an Adobe Captivate 5 SWF [.]. How do I

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Creating Flash Templates for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

We’ve been building a lot of eLearning Flash templates lately and I started to think what I’ve learned that I might be able to share. Here are my 6 tips to build Flash eLearning templates that are more user-friendly: 1. Frame labels are an easy way to ensure that the flash movie always goes to the section that it should. Guide layers allow you to put instructional text that won’t appear in the published swf file. If your flash template has multiple sections then create multiple folders. Build Assets in Flash. Frame Labels – Use Them.

The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

That means I need to account for Flash compatibility. Given the iPhone can’t play swf files, I have to make sure I either don’t use them or I use an alternative format – potentially HTML5. Who knows… maybe Apple will do a backflip and start playing swf’s after all? call them the 4 S’s of mobile design. 1. Simple. if the content is relevant.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

For example, if you select the 508 Compliance and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Note:  To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files. Slide accessibility text.

HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5 is here!

Adobe Captivate

With the HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for your mobile devices that do not support Flash content. I’m really excited to share with you that we have HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5 out on Adobe Labs. Here’s the [.]. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials Whats new Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 HTML5 Converter iOS iPad iPhone rapid elearning

eLearning Development: What’s new in Flash CS4?

Upside Learning

If you have been bugged by previous Flash versions not allowing you to publish for latest Flash Player there is some relief here. Flash CS4 allows us to finally publish SWF files for Flash Player 10 - the latest version of Flash Player. Flash Player 10 is becoming very popular and in December 2008 , was already installed in more than 50% of the computers surveyed worldwide. We particularly like the following new features in Flash CS4: 1. Tags: eLearning Development Authoring Development eLearning Flash

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

When creating content within Adobe Captivate, avoid using Captivate features that are not supported by mobile devices (such as Flash animations or rollovers). If the learner is going to use a standard Windows PC or Macintosh computer, SWF output is fine. When you generate WebHelp or HTML Help, RoboHelp will automatically use the SWF within the generated Help System.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

Should be able to import external Flash SWF as well as audio and video in variety of popular formats. Please note, I haven’t considered full-fledged development tools like Adobe Flash, for which some amount of technical proficiency is required. I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content.

Convert Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

According to Adobe, "With HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for mobile devices that do not support Flash content." In September, Adobe made the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate available on Adobe Labs. " Adobe said "We received a lot of positive feedback from customers who were looking for an HTML5 solution and tons of requests for supporting more objects and functionalities, from which quiz and LMS support topped the charts." Learn more here.

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

Flash is Fading Away. Two decades ago, e-learning developers used to develop courseware on the primary code base of JavaScript and action script in Adobe Flash. Flash was also supported by the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) standards. Flash files (.swf) swf) worked well on desktops and laptops and for many years, Flash ruled the e-learning world.

eLearning mash-up follow-up: Articulate presenter and Flash 10 compatibility

Ignatia Webs

Just a quick note : a useful fix for those working with Articulate presenter and are upgrading to the Flash 10 player. But when the Flash 10 player came along, that presentation no longer loaded in my browser. This was due to a swf file that was not correctly decodable by any of the browsers that used the new Flash 10. This resulted in Internet Explorer 7 working again.

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Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2

eFront

All that designers had to do was to provide a nice looking screen layout and graphics, add a few animations and activities and publish the course, which really meant exporting the lot to Flash. Unlike Flash, HTML5 does not need any kind of separate plug-in for recent browsers to be able to interpret the code – and it runs seamlessly on most recent smartphones and tablets.

Publish to iPhone – From Captivate 5 and eLearning Suite 2

Adobe Captivate

You can now author your elearning courses in Captivate and publish them as a swf to run on any Flash enabled device, or follow the steps below to publish the same as an iPhone app. To deploy a Captivate course on an iPhone you need Adobe eLearning Suite 2, or both Adobe Captivate 5 and Adobe Flash Professional. You also need to install the ‘Packager for iPhone’ from Adobe Labs.

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