What is a web server?


A Web server is a program that uses Hypertext Transfer Protocol(HTTP) to serve the files to users, in response to their requests which are forwarded by HTTP clients on their machine. The client may be a web browser client like (Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Microsoft Edge or Apple’s Safari) or it can be an Api development and testing programs like (SoapUI, Katalon studio or Postman).

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #15

Upside Learning

Unified Media Server – is basically an interactive Flash® media server – but adds H.264 support for other devices. The new version of Titanium now supports both iPhone and Android with RIM Blackberry and Apple iPad support just around the corner. Direct access to OpenGL ES 2.0

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop?

Mark Oehlert

In the beginning there were dumb clients and the server reigned supreme. Then came the powerful desktops and the server lost control. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

Hacking Siri for Learning

Upside Learning

When Apple launched the iPhone 4S, one of the key differentiators to previous models was the inclusion of Siri. To get the official Apple spiel, see here: [link]. Apple isn’t known to condone hackers modifying their products and software.

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Adobe Captivate 6: HTML5 At Last!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Learners using an Apple mobile device such as the iPad, iPod and iPhone (that's millions upon millions of potential learners) cannot use SWF content at all. Learners using an Apple mobile device who attempt to open a SWF are met with a warning that SWFs are not supported.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

It is quite possible that by 2016, the augmented reality devices, including Google Glass, Apple Watch etc would become the common tool in our everyday realities [2].

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HTML5 and Flash: Two Ways to Create Interactivity in Mobile Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

The Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod are examples where your Flash elements simply won't work. Apple proposes that you use HTML5 instead, to build rich interfaces. Develop HTML5 versions of your most commonly used interactive elements, and then code your server-side course pages to first check the browser capability and decide whether to display the Flash version, the HTML5 version or simply an image file in place of the interactive element.

HTML5: Standardize on MP4 (mostly)

ICS Learning

Progressive Downloading’ of video works now – link to a video and it’ll start downloading to your device, and the device player will likely start playing that video back as soon as it can… …but you can’t skip ahead and have the video quickly pickup at that point; to do so requires ‘true’ (“Adaptive”) streaming capabilities – like from a media server. One of the most significant issues holding back wide deployment of HTML5-compatible video was the disparity of support between browsers.

eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

Upside Learning

Apart from these video encoders/ converters, other video editing software from Adobe and Apple also enable to export to FLV format of the video being edited. Streaming – accessing videos hosted on the streaming server.

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Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: iPods Morph

Kapp Notes

Rumor has it that Apple is in the process of creating Wi-Fi enabled iPods. via Gizmodo via digitimes via AppleInsider. This coupled with Nike's iPod enabled shoe, once again show how gadgets can be used to transfer knowledge from one place to another.wi-fi fi allows for easy transfer.

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Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing – Part 2

Magic EdTech

It is server-based with a scrolling-based metaphor composed of pages, articles, blocks, and components. Apple launched Apple iBooks Author in 2012 to support its iBooks and iTunes platforms. In our first blog on the evolution of digital first publishing Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing , we discussed how the publishing industry led by decreased sales in education textbooks initially adopted a general digital first workflow.

mLearning Content Types - Level 6: Rich Media

mLearning Trends

In both cases, the CellCast Server provides a simplified Content Creation Wizard that assists in uploading and creating needed media-based content. This server-based process yields professional-level content conversation results by any content creator.

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5 Reasons Your Company Needs to be Using Video

TechSmith Camtasia

Or, if it’s a real-world task like setting up a server, record a video with your phone. Apple is a company known for their demos, and they do a fantastic job. Here’s an official demo for the Apple watch , and here’s a video of a sales rep demoing the watch to a potential customer.

The equation for change

E-Learning Provocateur

It’s how a lot of people view Apple products for example, and it’s extremist. MOOCs won’t revolutionise education; after all, they are just strings of code sitting on a server somewhere. Guns don’t kill people. People do.

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Multimedia Wars: Flash or HTML5


HTML5 is being hailed as equally competent in developing rich-media, adopted by Google and Apple. Right now, Chrome (Google) and Safari (Apple) support viewing of video developed with HTML5 (H.264).

Podcast 33: Training ROI in Action – With Ajay Pangarkar

Talented Learning

A number of years ago, we worked with Apple’s Worldwide Customer Support Center, also known as AppleCare. People complain about Apple.” Okay, Apple didn’t do that. Apple can choose to deploy the best resource to help Ajay with that topic.

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8 web design myths that eLearning portal managers fall for (part 1)


You should copy Apple / Google / trends of the day. You’re not in the same business as Apple. They’ve busted 10 misconceptions about Cloud based apps. They tore apart 6 common myths about mobile learning.

Cybersecurity: Learning’s Imperative

CLO Magazine

Cyberthreats are changing so rapidly that we will need to source multiple resources, including tech companies (Google, Microsoft, Apple, Cisco), government security agencies (NSA, CIA, FBI) and human resource and talent groups, as well as consulting assets.

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Adobe Captivate 2019 release

Adobe Captivate

Every time I wanted to test a version of one of the modules, I needed to publish it for HTML5, upload the published course to my web server, email myself the URL so I could pick it up on my iPad and then launch the course. No web server required. Fluid Boxes – Adobe is Listening!

Smartphones in mobile healthcare

Learning with e's

Platforms available today include Android, Apple iOS, RIM BlackBerry, Symbian, and Windows (Windows Mobile 6.x Among the surveyed apps are those assisting in chronic disease management, whether as standalone apps or part of a BAN (Body Area Network) and remote server configuration.

What you need 2 know: 3rd Party Content

eLearning 24-7

The courses sit on the LMS server, thus in a sense your LMS and not on the 3rd party course provider’s servers. Nowadays, 3rd party content providers want their content on their own servers and not the LMS server(s). Can you negotiate to have it on your LMS per se, rather than sitting on their server? Four bites at the apple. Prefers on their servers, but has in the past, had it on LMS servers. Prefers content on their servers.

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Top 10 Cloud myths busted, part 1


Are your local computers, internal networks, and company servers better protected than cloud-based assets? Does your IT team know how to properly install and secure any third party server product you ask them to deploy?

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.

Remaining HTML5 hurdles falling


Arguably, the real momentum began to build when Apple declared Flash dead on its handheld gadgets, a move that left developers unable to fall back on the venerable plugin when it came time to design their Web apps. The Server Side explained that it is "now or never" to make the jump.

How to Get Mobile Video Files Off Your Device – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

Instead of storing your files on your mobile device or computer, the files are stored on a server somewhere out there in the world. The third cloud option I am going to recommend is Apple’s offering called iCloud. Hi everyone and welcome to another round of TechSmith Tips.

The equation for change

E-Learning Provocateur

It’s how a lot of people view Apple products for example, and it’s extremist. MOOCs won’t revolutionise education; after all, they are just strings of code sitting on a server somewhere. Guns don’t kill people. People do.

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How Avaya Built Its Own Version of Khan Academy

TechSmith Camtasia

The videos that were deemed proprietary were uploaded to an internal server instead of YouTube and published as internal-only articles in the existing knowledgebase. Our most popular video is actually about setting up an interface on an HP server - it has gotten more than 19,000 views!

How to Record Google Hangout Video Calls

TechSmith Camtasia

Much like built-in mics, built-in cameras on laptops aren’t the greatest (one exception: Apple computers tend to be pretty good). At TechSmith, we’re always looking for ways to add video content into our daily conversations and communication. The only problem?

A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training


The Apple II was launched in the late 70’s, but most of the world still ran on large mainframe computers. One of the first educational games made for the Apple II came in 1978, a year after the personal computer launched.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

Publish it to the web – which means you can stick it on any server, sans LMS and whalla MOOC city! Oh, you can publish to web and keep it on your own servers and then yada yada – MOOC. Really robust, but they always have an issue with mobile OS specifically Apple.

Effectus LMS For effective Employee Training Management and Tracking

CommLab India

The LMS server has a Global domain as a default feature. All users and courses you add to the LMS server are included automatically in this domain. Domains are especially useful for large corporations who wish to control access to the LMS server, based on customer type.

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Podcasting to Accelerate Sales for Course Creators with Craig Hewitt from Castos


With companies like Spotify, Apple, and Google Play looking to promote that content, it can allow for an easy means of distribution. If you can’t afford it or don’t want to, just use the Apple earbuds. Then places Apple podcasts and Spotify.

CellCast App for BlackBerry 10

mLearning Trends

Much of the pressure on these teams to start considering non-RIM hardware was driven at the grassroots level via the consumer-oriented adoption of Apple iPhones and iPads and Motorola Droids that began to sweep through the market. Oh what a difference a few years makes, eh?

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #1

Upside Learning

This doesn’t involve a Silverlight player/plugin at all, but what looks to be a much smarter backend solution with IIS Media Services.They are translating the content to support the MPEG2 v8 [decoder] format that the IPhone supports; they are moving it to Apple’s adaptive streaming format. So it’s the same IIS smooth streaming content, the same server, the same point of origin, but now we can get that content to play without any code changes, without any real work, on the IPhone.

5 Reasons Why You Should Customize Your eLearning Courses


A commercial eLearning training shop might, for example, have a course on how to administer a particular relational database, and another course on how to run a particular application server in production. In this day and age, everybody and their mother seem to offer online training courses.

Video Learning Platforms

eLearning 24-7

SaaS or on your own servers – they can do both, but ideally prefer SaaS (they host it). If your VLP is on your own servers most of the vendors will allow you to customize the CSS. active users) which can create confusion when trying to compare pricing apples to apples.

Halloween Edition – Tricks and Treats

eLearning 24-7

Treats that to offer that warm, fuzzy feeling, sort of hot apple cider on a cold day in Prague, eating at Hawksmoor Seven Dials in London, sipping on a coffee in Mexico City or even, getting the good candy when you were a kid. As a kid growing up, our house had a lot of pictures of clowns.