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] as one of its programming language. eLearning Development ActionScript 3.0

Programming Is Back The Rise of HTML5 for E Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

“Just program it in HTML5.” 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. I would present at conferences and proclaim that attendees needed some of these programming skills.

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Am I a Flash developer?

Learning Developments

ActionScript is just one more programming language I've learned in order to do this. I can use ActionScript to respond to events and work with Movie Clips. ActionScript FlashAs I build up my development skills and try to communicate my skills to others I do business with, I keep asking myself, "am I a Flash developer?" Adobe Flash is a very complicated product and in order to create a Flash application, you need a variety of skills.

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Am I a Flash developer?

Learning Developments

ActionScript is just one more programming language I've learned in order to do this. I can use ActionScript to respond to events and work with Movie Clips. ActionScript FlashAs I build up my development skills and try to communicate my skills to others I do business with, I keep asking myself, "am I a Flash developer?" Adobe Flash is a very complicated product and in order to create a Flash application, you need a variety of skills.

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Using Adobe Animate in Captivate Slides

Adobe Captivate

Rather than ActionScript programming control will come by the use of Javascript, then publishing to.oam format and ultimately bring the content into Captivate to create animated or interactive content. Attended the session with Phil Cowcill in Washington at the Adobe eLearning conference focused on using Adobe Animate and Captivate.

Easily Create eLearning Games and Interactions

eLearning Brothers

No programming skills needed. The Interaction Builder produces a Flash.swf file (Actionscript 2 or 3) when published and is perfect for authoring tools such as: Captivate 5 or 6. The Interaction Builder is online software that quickly creates Flash games and interactions that are easily imported into your rapid eLearning authoring tool. Building interactions is easy. Create everything online and then download a file to insert into your course. No software to install.

Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

As the behavior and layout is pre-programmed for each template, it doesn’t require programming or designing skills to develop the course content. However using these tools involves not only a learning curve for the tool itself but certain designing and programming skills as well. Related posts: Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts Why Use ActionScript 3.0

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

More and more organizations with eLearning programs in place are feeling the need to move towards mLearning, and we believe that Tablet Learning can be a smooth and easy way to initiate this shift. Courses Developed in ActionScript 3: If you have projects developed in ActionScript 3, you can use Flash Professional CS5 and higher to publish them as native apps for Android and iOS platforms.

eLearning Teams & Interactivity

Web Courseworks

Flash ActionScript programmer. The team should utilize efficient programming techniques during development and evaluation methodology post-development for improvement in the future.

Busting my Brain with Flash

Learning Developments

One thing I realized from the Lynda.com videos is that programming in Flash is really broken up into two parts: Flash animation and ActionScript. So far ActionScript seems very familar since I am used to object based programming languages and scripting languages like JavaScript.

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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. Adobe Flash ruled the internet for a long time. It was the go-to choice for web designers seeking to incorporate multimedia elements such as animation, video, and games into a website interface. However, owing to glaring security gaps, performance, and stability issues that Flash games presented on mobile devices, a need for change became more pressing.

Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

The ActionScript for the player is written in version 2.0 However, there are many graphic editing programs such as Illustrator, Fireworks, etc. In Flash 8, it is referred to as a “document” and in CS4 it is referred to as a “file” either ActionScript (AS) 2.0 ActionScript 2.0

[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.

Busting my Brain with Flash

Learning Developments

One thing I realized from the Lynda.com videos is that programming in Flash is really broken up into two parts: Flash animation and ActionScript. So far ActionScript seems very familar since I am used to object based programming languages and scripting languages like JavaScript. As a web developer learning Flash has been on my radar for quite some time.

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E-learning Tools: A Developer’s Review of Adobe Captivate 7

SweetRush

It cannot compete with Adobe Flash or other platforms based on programming languages. Does Captivate 7 support custom programming? Captivate 7 is a rapid development tool, so it’s never going to compare to something like ActionScript® when it comes to custom programming. Developers who understand the basics of programming can visually create variables and IF conditions. The Advanced Actions window allows users to create some types of custom programming.

The Truth About Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Here’s the deal, you can learn Flash and actionscript to build elearning content. While actionscript programming does provide more control over the Flash content, rapid elearning generally gives you a lot more convenience.

Captivate Widgets Tutorial: Create your first Widget

Adobe Captivate

Choose Widget type -> Static and ActionScript Version-> ActionScript2.0. Now let’s look at the programming part. It opens up the Actions-Frame window with the inbuilt actionscript skeleton code. Greetings, widget enthusiasts!!

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Before I launch into my thoughts, here’s what Sara Ford (Program Manager of CodePlex) has to say about Agile: 1. The reason I will use the program is its ability to load courses for review that have been developed with different types of e-Learning programs such as Articulate Presenter, Captivate and other Flash-based training. ActionScript (8). 22 Great Free ActionScript 3.0 Best of eLearning Learning. April 2010. Another great month!

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

In the early 1990s, the industry was largely dominated by PC-based applications that required programming to “author” computer-based training (CBT). While powerful for their time, these tools were not easy to use, requiring complex programming skills. Using Authorware , learning professionals could create learning programs with hyper-simplistic designs, primarily through dragging and dropping icons.

Building an Internal Simulation Capacity

The Learning Circuits

measuring/evaluating situations - Measuring the effectivness of sims is critical to growing and perpetuating any program. web, creating - An organiation should have people with a basic knowledge of HTML/CSS Director and Flash, using - Flash remains the first programming skill to need.

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

Supports ActionScript 3 (but I wouldn’t be surprised If Articulate fixes that soon). The gap between the two programs is a little bit smaller today. About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap! by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Today they announced their 1.1 update. Normally I only comment on major releases, but this one has some important features.

Here Are Your E-learning Tips for 2017

Rapid eLearning

You’d no longer need to learn specialized skills like Flash and ActionScript. The key point was that it didn’t matter what underlying technology drove the content, the next generation course designer could build e-elearning with no programming skills required. It started with simple PowerPoint-to-Flash conversions but today you can build some pretty complex interactions with no programming background.

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How to Select the Right E-Learning Software

Rapid eLearning

Form-based applications don’t require any programming because they use pre-built forms where you add your content. The programming and design is all done by the software. Some authoring tools require additional programming skills like ActionScript, JavaScript, or HTML. It’s good for those who have the programming chops to extend what they can do with the software. I get a lot of questions about buying elearning software.

My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

First thought that came to mind was, “Yeah right, unless you’re a seasoned pro at programming!”

Instructional Design, Crowdsourcing, Audio, Typography, Blogs, & Psych

Big Dog, Little Dog

Program in Actionscript 3. The Great ID Debate - eLearning Roadtrip. These days a good ID needs to be able to write instructional objective. Conduct a content analysis. And an audience analysis. Measure job/performance outcomes.

eLearning Thought Leaders: Mark Lassoff

eLearning Weekly

I’m not just talking about the two big programming languages, HTML and Flash. eLW: You’ve got that technical background, you know all the major programming languages, what courses do you offer through LearnToProgram.tv? There are hundreds of thousands of people who want to learn programming, but no one focusing on that beginner’s market. Javascript for Beginners, C Programming: iOS Starts Here and Objective C for Beginners.

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

Supports ActionScript 3 (but I wouldn’t be surprised If Articulate fixes that soon). The gap between the two programs is a little bit smaller today. About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap! by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Today they announced their 1.1 update. Normally I only comment on major releases, but this one has some important features.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Allen bridges the gap from theory to practice on both training and educational programs. These tips were different from past surveys in one significant way: Many of them contain detailed ActionScript code that will help you solve common problems.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

are telling me of problems when they try to use a SWF from the program into Articulate. The issue is caused by the fact that Captivate supports only Actionscript 3. After one quarter (for most companies) into the fiscal calendar year, it is time to see what the future holds in our space. There is Money in those Hills. “This is the best month (January) that we have ever had.

Innovations in e-Learning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The programming, or logic, is available to the user at all times. Instead we insist on complications of ActionScript, or C++, or any of the others. I was invited to speak at the Innovations in eLearning conference last Thursday. This event is put on by a partnership between George Mason University and the Defense Acquisition University. Both organizations are top notch.

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. In either case, you just need a white back drop to write on, then use a capture program to capture the screen. I use a tablePC and a capture program like Wink (free). Any capture program works. There are some free graphics programs that allow you to clean up you images. The Rapid Elearning Blog. The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning.

Whatever happened to inductive learning?

Clive on Learning

It's easy; I have programmed this sort of question in no time at all in umpteen different languages (BASIC, Pascal, HTML/JavaScript, Flash ActionScript) over the years. When it comes to writing interactive learning materials, I've always preferred a particular approach and have used this almost without thinking for the past twenty years.

What Tools Should We Learn?

NuggetHead

We studied everything from C++ programming to Marketing and our capstone project was to build an eCommerce website complete with an inventory database and marketing campaign. Honestly, I think the undergraduate Instructional Design programs in universities today should be tossed in the river!