Developing An eLearning Player?

Upside Learning

An eLearning player is a building block for more conventional [one with back and next for navigation buttons] eLearning courses. What’s an eLearning player? This post is based on our experience with development of Flash based eLearning players over the years. The considerations mentioned here would, however be applicable to any other (development technologies) eLearning player too. Here are some of the key considerations for developing an eLearning Player –.

Player 168

Why Use ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

With the help of its inbuilt programming language ActionScript developers can code interactions, communicate with servers, program animations etc. The latest version of ActionScript- ActionScript 3.0 [AS It has many new APIs and better performance which were not available in the previous versions of ActionScript [AS 1.0 & AS 2.0] New APIs and Frameworks – Adobe has developed many new capabilities in Flash Player, AS 3.0

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

There are many Flash/ActionScript libraries available for this purpose, some of which are listed below. Below are two of the commonly used ActionScript libraries –. Tweetr – This is one of the most commonly used twitter ActionScript 3.0 TwitterScript – This is the one of the ActionScript 3.0 Facebook – The most commonly used class for Facebook integration is facebook-actionscript-api. YouTube has the APIs for ActionScript 2.0 and ActionScript 3.0,

Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , eLearning , tutorial Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player by Kevin on May 20th, 2010 To kick things off, a note on the words: “Player” and “Skin”. Some refer to it as the Articulate Presenter Community Player while others refer to it as a Skin. Whatever you choose to call it in the end, you are still developing the “Skin” and the “Player.”

Lesson II, Part I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player.

NuggetHead

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , eLearning Lesson II, Part I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player by Kevin on July 13th, 2010 In this lesson, we’re going to learn how to build the graphics for the skin of your player. The ‘skin’ of the player is all the look & feel pieces and parts of the final player. This is where all of our ActionScript will go when we get to Lesson III.

My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , tutorial My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player by Kevin on May 17th, 2010 Updated: May 21, 2010 – Lesson I: Making Your Own Custom Articulate Player Actually, I started out with hopes of developing my own Articulate Engage Interaction. So I turned my attention to the building my own player instead. The Player.

Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Last week, while justifying Apple’s refusal to allow Flash player on iPhone/iPad, Steve Jobs wrote– “ New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too) ”. Related posts: HTML 5 and eLearning Development eLearning Development: Useful Firefox add-ons Why Use ActionScript 3.0

Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

We posted earlier that Adobe is working with all the major mobile phone vendors [except Apple] under the Open Screen Project to bring the Flash Player to their devices and make it a de facto standard for mobile delivery. However, to counter Apple’s refusal to support the Flash player on the iPhone and iPad by calling it a memory hog, Adobe introduced a new iPhone publish feature in Flash CS5. Related posts: Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–

Apple 170

eLearning Flash Game Template Bundle

eLearning Brothers

Flash Player 8 or newer. Actionscript 2.0. On Sale for $650 (Sells separately for $800). 8 Flash games included in this bundle! These are Flash based templates that are super easy to update. Each template is fully customizable in Flash (we give you the.fla Flash source file). Made to work within most rapid elearning software (Articulate Presenter, Adobe Captivate, Rapid Intake, Adobe Presenter, PowerPoint and more).

Flash 88

Amazing eLearning Flash Template Bundle

eLearning Brothers

Flash Player 8 or newer. Actionscript 2.0. Now only $750. 8 Flash games AND over 30 Flash interactions included in this bundle! These are Flash based templates that are super easy to update. Each template is fully customizable in Flash (we give you the.fla Flash source file). Made to work within most rapid elearning software (Articulate Presenter, Adobe Captivate, Rapid Intake, Adobe Presenter, PowerPoint and more).

Flash 85

eLearning Mega Flash and PPT Temple Bundle

eLearning Brothers

Flash Player 8 or newer. Actionscript 2.0. On Sale for $1,500 (Sells separately for $2,670). 8 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).

PPT 91

[Video] 5 Steps for Using GreenSock Animations in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

When I first started programming it was back when Flash was a big player in web development. I first learned ActionScript and remember my excitement when I discovered an easier way to do cool animations with GreenSock, with just a few simple lines of code I could make things bounce, fade, move, tween, and much more.

How to Convert Flash-Based Websites to HTML5 Right Now!

Hurix Digital

Over the years, Adobe Flash-ActionScript and HTML-JavaScript-CSS based development have been used as two of the main approaches for websites and other front-end web-based applications.

Using Captivate 4's System Variables

Integrated Learnings

NOTE: I have not tested all different publishing options with this setting, so it may help you to know that I published this to Flash Player 9 and ActionScript 3. One of the new features of Captivate 4 is the ability to access and use system variables. I recently was able to explore how these might be used to turn on and off the navigation bar within the skin of my Captivate lesson. Many designers include assessments within their Captivate lessons.

Programming Is Back The Rise of HTML5 for E Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

When e-learning was first gaining momentum (about 15 to 20 years ago), building courseware required some degree of programming capability: HTML and JavaScript to build a primary code base, ActionScript in Flash to create interactive objects and content, and a good knowledge of SCORM standards. And for a long time, many e-learning authoring tools exported solely to a Flash format, and the.swf files they generated required the Flash player for learners to view the content in a browser.

Drawbacks of Flash: How Articulate Storyline Can Help

CommLab India

Additionally, selecting the Use Articulate Mobile Player on iPad option will allow learners access the learning content on tablets such as iPads, using Articulate Mobile Player (a free app that gives learners a rich and robust learning experience on an iPad). To view the course offline, all they have to do is download it from the Articulate Mobile Player library. Smartphone usage has trumpeted in the last few years.

7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

The interactive animation on this platform is created using the ActionScript programming language. However, Flash Player’s popularity began to decline sometime after 2010, given its vulnerability to malware attacks. Adobe Flash ruled the internet for a long time.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

For iPads, content can be played via Safari browser but for an enhanced experience, you can publish it for Articulate Mobile Player , a native iOS application that optimizes courses only for iPads. Apart from supporting many common SWF features such as vector graphics, embedded fonts, images and timeline animation, it also converts basic ActionScript 2.0 and ActionScript 3.0

iPad 61

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

Keeping Up” features : Add FLV video, branch using the player’s Next/Back buttons, hide slides in the navigation panel, disable navigation on individual slides, and customize/translate text labels. Supports ActionScript 3 (but I wouldn’t be surprised If Articulate fixes that soon). More choices for customizing the player template. Branching via the player’s Next button. About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap!

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

When Adobe Flash was introduced more than 20 years ago, it empowered the developers with a multimedia platform that could manipulate vectors and offer faster graphics with ActionScript. Despite all these benefits, it is a little rudimentary on the mobile front and thus requires an Adobe Flash Player plug-in to operate. Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . Today, we live in a world where communication is increasingly becoming mobile.

First Impressions: Snap! vs. Articulate

E-learning Uncovered

Supports ActionScript 3 (but I wouldn’t be surprised If Articulate fixes that soon). Engage (Snap does not have an equivalent)More choices for customizing the player templateSlide view and branching in Quizmaker. Branching via the player’s Next button. This morning, Trivantis announced the launch of their new product, Snap! by Lectora , a PowerPoint plug-in authoring tool similar to Articulate.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

When Adobe Flash was introduced more than 20 years ago, it empowered the developers with a multimedia platform that could manipulate vectors and offer faster graphics with ActionScript. Despite all these benefits, it is a little rudimentary on the mobile front and thus requires an Adobe Flash Player plug-in to operate. 5 Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . Today, we live in a world where communication is increasingly becoming mobile.

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

Keeping Up” features : Add FLV video, branch using the player’s Next/Back buttons, hide slides in the navigation panel, disable navigation on individual slides, and customize/translate text labels. Supports ActionScript 3 (but I wouldn’t be surprised If Articulate fixes that soon). More choices for customizing the player template. Branching via the player’s Next button. About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap!

Here Are Your E-learning Tips for 2017

Rapid eLearning

You’d no longer need to learn specialized skills like Flash and ActionScript. One of their Flash programmers built a player that could dynamically load content. I’ve been reviewing some of my older blog posts to fix links and update some of the examples. After ten years, most of the posts are still relevant but some are obsolete like using clip art in PowerPoint. Going through ten years of blog posts brings up some interesting observations.

Flash 47

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

I worked with Flash authoring, programming Actionscript in educational projects 4 years ago. As far as Articulate, the color changes for the player can only be made in the template player section. Whatever you do to your graphics or PPT file do not change the player template scheme. The Rapid Elearning Blog. The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. December 17th, 2007. 30 comments.

What Tools Should We Learn?

NuggetHead

Other than HTML, at a minimum I recommend learning XML, basic JavaScript (Web) and basic ActionScript (Flash). Leave a Reply Feed Recent Why I entered the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards Lesson II, Part I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player What Tools Should We Learn? Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags ASTD , resources , tools What Tools Should We Learn?