HTML5 in E-learning – Signaling the End of the Flash Player

CommLab India

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.

Flash & The Future of Interactive Content for eLearning

Adobe Captivate

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. 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 will work across previous product versions that have support for HTML5 output.

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Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

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–

TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8: One Smart Player

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Arguably, the most common way to publish a Camtasia project is as a Flash SWF. Although your learners will not need Camtasia installed on their computer to use a SWF, they will need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com). According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on most of the world's computers.  Learners using an Apple mobile device who attempt to access a SWF are met with a warning that SWFs are not supported.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

The reasons will be plentiful but largely driven by better/cheaper/more ubiquitous technologies and everyone’s acceptance of the fact we all use our phones (tablets, et al) to improve both personal and business communications and to be more productive. Flash Falters, HTML5 & ePUBs Gain in Popularity. Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012.

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I

Upside Learning

To assist the development of applications, Apple has provided the user interface guidelines document which provides information about types of applications you can develop and user interface guidelines to make effective applications. Planning Your iPhone Software Product.

Some FAQs about Adobe’s announcements yesterday

Steve Howard

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? What will happen with Flash Player support on RIM?s

Discovering Adobe InDesign for eLearning

Integrated Learnings

With Adobe Flash , you can create interactive elements that take your courses to the next level of engagement and even create entire courses. Adobe InDesign is a tool for creating those things that partner with your eLearning courses, such as resource guides or job aids.You can make them interactive for web deployment and include elements such as Flash files, videos or links. Flash Professional (FLA). Flash Player (SWF). By Dean Hawkinson.

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My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

The reasons will be plentiful but largely driven by better/cheaper/more ubiquitous technologies and everyone’s acceptance of the fact we all use our phones (tablets, et al) to improve both personal and business communications and to be more productive.

HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

A couple of weeks back we posted about Silverlight posing some (at this time, actually little) competition to Flash. Key benefit is that web developers can do this using JavaScript directly in HTML 5 without relying on technologies like Flash or Silverlight. So is Flash Dead?

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2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

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.

Adobe Device Central: Great Support for mLearning Development

Upside Learning

Adobe’s Device Central is an application bundled with Adobe’s Creative Suite [which includes tools like Flash Professional, Photoshop, Dreamweaver etc.] of products and attempts to provide just that – the ability to simulate a variety of devices.

HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

A couple of weeks back we posted about Silverlight posing some (at this time, actually little) competition to Flash. Key benefit is that web developers can do this using JavaScript directly in HTML 5 without relying on technologies like Flash or Silverlight. So is Flash Dead?

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Beyond iPoding

Kapp Notes

The wide spread adoption of MP3 Players like Apple's iPod products has lead to an entire ecosystem of tools, accessories and content providers. The most popular of which is Apple's iPod family. The students can subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or listen to the information online via a Flash player interface. An experienced production employee may be able to hear when a machine is running out of spec.

Aurion Connections – What We Learned

LearnUpon

I attended a clinic run by Damien Caldwell on the impending death of Flash which was a real eye-opener. You’re probably aware that Adobe announced earlier this year that they would stop supporting and distributing their Flash Player in 2020.