HTML5 in E-learning – Signaling the End of the Flash Player
APRIL 12, 2017
For years, the Flash Player reigned supreme in the world of e-learning. It seemed that the Flash Player was destined to rule the technology-enabled learning world. This means that many learners could not access online learning on mobile devices, using the Flash Player.
Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player?
JUNE 9, 2010
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. Related posts: Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–
Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning
FEBRUARY 18, 2010
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.
Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development
APRIL 14, 2010
The war between Adobe and Apple just got hotter. 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. Related posts: Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–
What Do We Mean When We Say HTML5?
The Learning Circuits
DECEMBER 7, 2011
It’s a Flash-killer. I often use the phrase “the HTML5 stack” to communicate more clearly, but to me, the main thing is that people have good resources to keep them up to date on the capabilities of the technology, the delivery platforms, and the authoring tools. Apple has never allowed Flash on iOS devices (iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads), but these devices are way too popular for us to ignore their users. Speaking of other technologies… is it going to kill Flash?
Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review
DECEMBER 28, 2011
One year ago today, I offered nine predictions running the gamut of hardware, software, industry players and general market movements based on trends we were experiencing in the commercial mobile learning marketplace; here’s my analysis of where these predictions landed twelve months later.
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011
JANUARY 2, 2011
After years of BlackBerry dominance in the pockets and purses of enterprise personnel, iOS (Apple) and Android -based mobile phones and tablet devices will supplant RIM-supplied smartphones as the primary desired (and likely used) smart devices for mobile learning – at least in North America. devices – each with tens of thousands of available apps – will help fuel continued adoption of Apple and Google-designed tablets in the learning space.
Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?
MAY 5, 2010
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) ”. In fact I believe it may not replace Flash at all.
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012
DECEMBER 30, 2011
The many advantages of mobile web apps – like cross platform OS support for iOS, Android and others – will still be mitigated in key areas like security, off-line storage, sync updates, access to device features like cameras (although this is improving in the spec) plus critical infosec concerns like SSO support when disconnected and remote wipe capabilities that just don’t work in mobile web apps yet. Flash Falters, HTML5 & ePUBs Gain in Popularity.
The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?
MARCH 15, 2010
The Open Screen Project was started to help create a singular experience on multiple devices (using Flash) be it Computers, Mobiles, TV or Game consoles. Obviously, using Flash platform tools offered by Adobe. Flash is already optimized for x86 which rules the desktop market.
HTML 5 and eLearning Development
JULY 2, 2009
Some FAQs about Adobe’s announcements yesterday
NOVEMBER 9, 2011
Adobe announced to increase its efforts on HTML5, use of the Flash Player for applications (packaged with AIR) and specific desktop browsing use cases including premium video and console-quality gaming. As a result, Adobe will no longer develop Flash Player for mobile web browsers. See this Flash Platform blog post for more details: [link]. What does this mean for Flash Player support on desktops? s BBX platform?
eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos
DECEMBER 15, 2009
With increasing bandwidths and better compression techniques available, use of videos in Flash platform based eLearning courses is on the rise. Before using videos in your Flash project, you would need to encode them in a format compatible with Adobe Flash (FLV or MPEG-4).
My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap
DECEMBER 31, 2012
I ponder how this would have played out if Apple had ventured into the television market as many analysts expected them to 2012 and that opportunity remains for 2013. Prediction #4 - Flash Falters, HTML5 and ePUBs Gain in Popularity.
2010: mLearning Year in Review
DECEMBER 27, 2010
Tablet-based content delivery of mlearning will win our "hearts & minds" over netbook-based content delivery thanks largely to the arrival of Apple's much rumored "iSlate" tablet offering. lack of Flash support). Apple iOS , Android , BlackBerry , Windows Mo/Pho ). A.K.A.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform
SEPTEMBER 6, 2007
e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase | Main | Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" » September 06, 2007 Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform Way back in July, I posted a brief note about OpenLaszlo. Laszlo is abstract from the Flash player. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!
A Big Week for Smartphones
JANUARY 6, 2010
Flash Player as well adding another viable mlearning content type to the mix for these well-equipped learners. Apple's Tablet Emminent Debut. Finally, many of us sit in rapt anticipation for Apple's upcomg iSlate/Tablet announcement later this month, rumored to not only have built-in Wi-Fi but possibily having wireless data capabilities too. Tags: Apple iSlate smartphones mobile learning Android mlearning CES
Adobe Device Central: Great Support for mLearning Development
APRIL 20, 2010
One of the key challenges associated with mLearning development is to manage development across varied types of devices and platforms. Adobe’s Device Central is an application bundled with Adobe’s Creative Suite [which includes tools like Flash Professional, Photoshop, Dreamweaver etc.]
The Future Of E-learning Is Mobile – mLearnCon
JUNE 10, 2010
There is no doubt everyone is looking at HTML 5 to bridge the difference between devices but is yet to become a workable platform. Even as Apple and Adobe continue to fight over the ‘control’ of the web we hope the dust settles on this in the next 6-12 months.
What’s New in Adobe eLearning Suite2?
MAY 13, 2010
Adobe recently released eLearning Suite 2 comprising of Captivate 5, Flash Professional CS5, Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended, Acrobat 9 Pro, Presenter 7 (available on Windows only), Soundbooth CS5, Bridge CS5, Device Central CS5 in it. Flash CS5 has many new features.
HTML 5 and eLearning Development
JULY 2, 2009
My "Top Ten List" for Mobile Learning News in 2009
JANUARY 3, 2010
This certainly helped establish a strong market value for platform-based mobile learning solutions and generated market interest/demand for all mlearning vendors. In addition, longtime mobile learning tool provider Hot Lava Software was purchased by LCMS platform provider Outstart and interest in their combined offerings was well received. Blackboard also just introduced a BlackBerry application to work alongside their current Apple iPhone offerings.
My mLearning Predictions for 2010
JANUARY 2, 2010
We can all expect advances in next generation devices and capabilities from Apple, Google/Android, RIM/BlackBerry, Microsoft, Palm, Nokia and others. Rather than getting easier, the mlearning landscape will actually grow wider/deeper and far more complex as enterprises are forced to include/support several disparate mobile devices and changing end user demands; this scenario will drive further demand for enterprise-grade content authoring and delivery platforms for mobile learning.
43 Great eLearning Posts and 5 Hot Topics Including Google Buzz and iPad
eLearning Learning Posts
MARCH 3, 2010
Selecting an Open-Source Online Course Development and Delivery Platform , February 16, 2010 Clayton R. Tablet-like in size only, the iPad’s conformity to the iPhone OS, features and ergonomics suggest that we’re seeing Apple promote a renewed focus on empowering crowdsourced content creation over significant platform enhancements—perhaps in a way we have not seen before. Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– Apple (16). Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–