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. Many devices do not support Flash websites. A Flash-based website affects your search rankings.

7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Adobe Flash ruled the internet for a long time. However, owing to glaring security gaps, performance, and stability issues that Flash games presented on mobile devices, a need for change became more pressing. The advent of HTML5 – the open web standard – with versatile native multimedia features offered the alternative needed for a departure from Adobe Flash. What is Flash? Related Read: Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5.

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Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe made a formal announcement stating that from 2020 the company would no longer support Flash. It’s a multimedia software which was extensively used to produce animations, desktop applications, and mobile games and applications, during the PC era. These Flash files could be viewed on browsers using a Flash player, and on the PC using some third-party applications. So, what went wrong with Flash?

Flex to HTML5 Migration: A Quick Guide

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe announced that it would end support for its Flash plug-ins by 2020. One of the obvious choices for this has been Flex to HTML5 migration. . This is primarily due to the more versatile and flexible nature of open standard techs like HTML5.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . Today, we live in a world where communication is increasingly becoming mobile. This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. Why Convert Flash/SWF to HTML5?

Why Is Online Learning Moving from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

This blog talks about reasons online learning is updating the content from Flash to HTML5. There are a host of tools, software, programming languages available to developers to choose from, but when it comes to creating interactive online learning solutions, the choice usually narrows down to two alternatives – Adobe Flash and HTML5. Also, with Flash slated to be discontinued by the end of 2020, there is an urgent need to convert Flash-based content to HTML5.

Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

On Feb 15, 2010, at Mobile World Congress 2010, Adobe announced Adobe AIR for mobile devices, a consistent runtime for standalone applications which is an outcome of Adobe initiated Open-Screen project. Adobe also unveiled Flash platform 10.1 Flash is the favorite delivery platform (development tool) for eLearning courses due to its huge install-base and ability to produce engaging content. General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning).

Flash & The Future of Interactive Content for eLearning

Adobe Captivate

But as open standards like HTML5, WebGL and WebAssembly have matured over the past several years, most now provide many of the capabilities and functionalities that plugins pioneered and have become a viable alternative for content on the web. Given this progress, and in collaboration with several of our technology partners – including Apple , Facebook , Google , Microsoft and Mozilla – Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. – Are eLearning users adopting HTML5?

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Adobe Ends Development of Mobile Flash Platform

Bottom-Line Performance

Earlier this week, Adobe confirmed that it is ceasing development on Flash for mobile devices and will instead increase its investment in HTML5 and related tools. Here’s the message from Adobe: “…HTML5 is now universally supported on major mobile devices, in some cases exclusively. This makes HTML5 the best solution for creating and deploying content in the browser across mobile platforms.” Mobile Learning

What I Would Like to Say About HTML5 and Flash

eLearning Cyclops

There has been plenty of buzz about HTML5 and it being a "Flash killer." I think HTML5 has great potential and will be a welcomed improvement to the web, but it is still in its infancy and does not show any signs of being able to compete with Flash anytime time soon. I think some of the confusion comes from the fact that it currently has the ability of embedding video and audio, which makes it a viable alternative regarding those commonly used features. flash

The Demise of the Flash Player – What Do I Do Now?

Adobe Captivate

On July 25, 2017, Adobe made the following announcement : Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats. This announcement has a major impact on any organization which has e-learning courses published to run in Adobe Flash player. What are your plans for mobile delivery?

Adobe Captivate 6: HTML5 At Last!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This week, HTML5. 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. Your learners will not need Captivate installed on their computer to use a SWF, but they will need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com). As an alternative to publishing a SWF, you can publish as HTML5.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. Flash will be allowed to die in 2020 as Adobe ceases to support the standard. Extensive use of Flash makes this development a concern for those of us working in the eLearning industry. The troubled history of Flash.

Flash to HTML5 – The Impact on Elearning and Online Courses – Part 1

Impelsys

Adobe has announced its decision to not to support, update, and distribute Flash Player from 2020. Flash being phased out by 2020, organizations across elearning industry are gearing up for the d-day when Flash published content will be blocked on all the browsers and HTML5 is going to be the new standard on the web. The reasons for this decision include: Incompatibility of Flash with mobile devices – does not allow resizing to fit a mobile.

6 Tips To Convert eLearning Courses From Flash To HTML5

EI Design

Mobile devices are all the rage, and it looks like their popularity is here to stay. The trouble is that most tablets and phones don’t support Flash, which makes Flash-based eLearning content virtually obsolete. Luckily, HTML5 offers a versatile multi-platform alternative. In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to help you convert your eLearning course from Flash to HMTL5 to optimize the mobile learning experience of your audience.

Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      If you attend our  Adobe Captivate Beginner class , you will learn how to publish projects as SWF (for desktop users) and HTML5 (for mobile users).  Currently, the most common way to publish a Captivate project is as a Flash SWF, an excellent solution because SWF files provide the best multimedia experience for your learners. According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on the majority of the world's computers.

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Flash to HTML5 – The Impact on eLearning and Online Courses – Part 1

Impelsys

Adobe announced its decision not to support, update, and distribute Flash Player from 2020. Flash will be phased out by 2020, organizations across the elearning industry are gearing up for d-day when Flash published content will be blocked on all browsers and HTML5 will be the new standard on the web. The reasons for this decision include: Incompatibility of Flash with mobile devices – does not allow resizing to fit a mobile or tablet screen.

Phasing out Flash

OpenSesame

In the early 2000’s, Flash became the dominant platform for online videos, interactive sites, and games. If you’ve watched anything on YouTube or any other video streaming provider, it’s guaranteed that you’ve used Flash to view it. In July 2017, Adobe announced that by the end of 2020 they’ll no longer update or distribute Flash. In addition, the most recent updates for many leading browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, have been disabling Flash by default.

8 reasons for using HTML5 for authoring eLearning course

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Flash has been a productive tool for authoring these courses. But, it suffered from the drawback that OS platforms of latest handheld devices don’t extend support for Flash. HTML5 has superseded Flash as a viable option for authoring eLearning courses because it is supported by all smartphones and tablets. The advantages of using HTML5 In eLearningcourses are numerous and have been enumerated below for your ready reference.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

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. These are just some excerpts from Cisco’s Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update for 2014 to 2019, but they clearly prove a point.

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Phasing out Flash: all your courses will be mobile ready by 2019

OpenSesame

In the early 2000s, Flash became the dominant platform for online videos, interactive sites, and games. If you’ve watched anything on YouTube or any other video streaming provider, it’s guaranteed that you’ve used Flash to view it. In July 2017, Adobe announced that by the end of 2020 they’ll no longer update or distribute Flash. In addition, the most recent updates for many leading browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, have been disabling Flash by default. .

Using the Pros and Cons of HTML5 to Enhance E-learning

CommLab India

The Learning industry is talking a lot about HTML5 these days. Its compatibility with multiple devices, augmenting mobile learning, has made it the hot favorite of L&D circles. However, HTML5 has cons along with its much talked about pros. As learning experts, we can use even the cons of HTML5 to benefit e-learning. Pros of HTML5 – How They Support E-learning. Is compatible with mobile browsers. Confused about Flash, HTML5, and the conversion?

An A-Z Guide to Convert Flash-based Online Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

Flash- an online course development tool that was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world. It seemed that the reign of Flash would never end. Despite its abilities, Adobe Flash suffers a major limitation – incompatibility with most modern mobile platforms. A new technology was needed to cater the web-based learning needs of companies in the mobile age. HTML5 runs smoothly on all devices, including the latest mobiles.

Life After Flash: Giving Your Flash-based eLearning New Life

Brella

After serving for twenty years, Flash is settling into a well-earned retirement. A Brief History of Flash’s Demise. Steve Jobs dealt the killing blow in 2010 with his famous “ Thoughts on Flash ” essay. Once Apple declared that they were getting off the Flash bandwagon, it was only a matter of time before other industry leaders followed suit. Implications of Flash’s Downfall. If you haven’t yet, you soon will as the mobile revolution marches on.

Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Apple has revised the Developer Program License Agreement to ban the use of cross compiler tools like Unity3d, Appcelerator’s Titanium, Adobe’s Flash CS5 etc. Some companies like PhoneGap , Appcelerator and Unity3d having cross compiler products [that can publish the same code for iPhone/iPad or other mobile devices] have clarified or assured that the apps developed using their tools would still be accepted by Apple but there is no official response from Adobe on this.

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5 Questions Before Making Your Courses Mobile Friendly

Cinecraft

Making courses mobile-friendly can be quite easy if you know the right questions to ask. This article will walk you through a 5-question process to analyze your courses and determine if a mobile solution is right for you. Before Converting To Mobile, Ask These 5 Questions. Her director asked her to convert four existing courses and make them mobile-friendly. Have you encountered the request to convert your courses to be mobile-friendly yet?

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. For many years, mobile learning was one of those promises. Once mobile devices started to become popular the promise of being able to have everything on our devices, including learning programs, was right on the heels. To that end came the development of HTML5 and responsive web content that adjusts to the screen size. So the promise of mobile learning may be closer than you may think.

Will Your eLearning be Impacted by the End of Flash?

ePath Learning

Flash, the software that helped to bring online video, animations, audio, and interactivity to the Internet is coming to an end. By the end of 2020, Adobe Systems will no longer support, improve or distribute its Flash Player. For starters, Flash is known to be riddled with security vulnerabilities, lacks the proper design for mobile device support, and has frustrated some of the biggest companies in the tech industry.

The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

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. While show/hide interactions and other bells and whistles arguably improve learner engagement in an online course, they are downright confusing on a mobile device.

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HTML5 benefits outshining limitations

Aptara

HTML5 benefits outshining limitations. This is a problem, as the ways in which users consume materials created by businesses are changing, and staying the course may lead to frustration as consumers access Web portals through their mobile devices. HTML5 conversion is one way to fight back against this negative reaction. Seeing the light on HTML5. The choice to use HTML5 is no longer seen as revolutionary, even in the face of the popular Flash ecosystem.

Impatica for PowerPoint Back In The Game With HTML5 Support by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

[Press Release] With the approach of the HTML5 standard, and rising numbers of iPads in education and the workplace, eLearning developers are looking for alternatives to Flash. Development Strategies Media Mobile Learning Rapid ToolsImpatica for PowerPoint Version 5, launching at DevLearn 2011, offers rapid conversion of PowerPoint files into a format that can be built once and delivered everywhere.

The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times

mLearning Revolution

It is also worth pointing out that this launch in some way marks the reinvention of Adobe as a company after the whole Apple vs. Adobe Flash debacle. There’s so much to like about what’s new in CS6, but to me what stands out the most is everything Adobe did around designing for mobile. This is exciting for all of us in mobile learning (mLearning), who are looking at ways to design learning in a device-agnostic manner. eLearning Mobile Learning featured

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Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5

Aptara

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5. The movement away from using Flash in both internal and external content by businesses has been slowed by one important factor: This language has been seen as the primary distribution method for rich multimedia such as audio and video. This attachment to multimedia means businesses were waiting for a viable alternative way to send out their multimedia communications - and it appears they have received one in the form of HTML5.

Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning

eLearning 24-7

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. . If they are in the cloud, surprise (actually not) you can view them in your mobile web browser. . Mobile OS.

London transportation website enhanced by HTML5

Aptara

London transportation website enhanced by HTML5. Because smartphones are so popular, many companies have explored mobile apps to provide users with convenient options. With the help of HTML5 conversion , the interactive features and flexibility of mobile apps can be incorporated into websites as well, providing consumers with more choices and a consistent experience across platforms.