How to Prepare for the End of the Flash

Magic EdTech

This is nowhere more visible than with the 2020 mandate to end flash support.For edtech companies and ed publishers, it’s a case of “objects in mirror are closer than they appear.”. These organizations have been developing Flash content for education since Macromedia offered Flash 1.0

Flash 75

An Overview of HTML5

Integrated Learnings

Apple's recent refusal to support Flash is the latest of many headaches web developers have had to endure as the web has matured but standards have been slow to respond. I mentioned this to a Flash developer at lunch today and I could see the frustration in his eyes wondering how he's going to meet the needs of his customers who use iPads. Standardizing these headaches so that web development is more consistant across all web-based devices is the goal of HTML5.

mLearning: The Time is Now

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In what may be another boon for mLearning, last week Google released a beta tool called Swiffy , a free Flash to HTML5 converter. I tried Swiffy on some of my Captivate-published SWFs and I'm sorry to report that none of them converted using the Swiffy beta.

A Conversation with Yury Uskov of iSpring

Kapp Notes

It was ActiveSWF, a software development kit to programmatically create Flash files. In just a year, we launched FlashSpring, a PowerPoint add-in which converted PowerPoint presentations to Flash.

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

does work with 64 bit and PowerPoint 2007 or below, because I have PowerPoint 2010 and a Windows 64 bit computer. Flash – Add flash to a page, similar issue i.e Initially this review was going to cover both Snap! and Snap! Empower, but I ran into a major issue with Snap!

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Some vendors push heavily on PPT, implying that a great WBT is really a PPT converted to Flash. Flash output – still red hot. SaaS – while desktop still rules, SaaS is slowly gaining converts. HTML5. In the latest podcast featuring Volkner Zimmerman who is on the executive board at IMC-AG, he explicitly states that HTML5 is necessary in any course output for mobile. Flash isn’t going anywhere, except maybe the route of leaded gasoline.