How to Convert Flash-Based Websites to HTML5 Right Now!

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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.

Multimedia Wars: Flash or HTML5

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But with increased number of viewing devices, from the early desktops to laptops and now, smart-phones, there is more than one factor that influences e-learning developers’ choice of applications, software or standards used to build training. The current debate between Flash and HTML5 rests largely on multi-media features. If a media and interactivity rich training course is the need of the day then Flash is a comfortable choice today. Powered By DT Author Box.

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8 reasons for using HTML5 for authoring eLearning course

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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 HTML5 has superseded Flash as a viable option for authoring eLearning courses because it is supported by all smartphones and tablets.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.

Learning Content in Crisis? The How and Why of Moving from Flash to HTML5

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The Adobe Flash format, once the primary standard for learning content, will no longer be supported after December 31st 2020. You may still have useful Flash learning content in your curriculum or in your archives. So why is Flash going away, what is going to happen to it, and what should you do with it? For readers of a certain age, Adobe Flash was the exciting new face of a media-filled internet. So, what happened to cut Flash’s market share from 28.5%

Ring in the New: Flash E-learning to HTML5

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Ever since Google announced it would make HTML5 the default experience in Chrome , and start blocking Flash by the end of this year, many organizations have been wondering why. One of the reasons these organizations sympathize with Flash is because of their Flash-based e-learning courses. Now that these courses won’t work on many browsers and devices, they need to be converted into a compatible format; which is HTML5. Disadvantages of Adobe Flash.

How to Pick the Best Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-Learning Courses

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A legacy e-learning course refers to an online course developed using Flash, Dreamweaver, XML/HTML, JavaScript or earlier versions of rapid authoring tools. These tools are dated and cannot meet today’s high technological standards. Converting a legacy course to the latest HTML5 can be a tricky process. Luckily, many authoring tools in the market help make this process seamless and hassle-free. An authoring tool might look good in the short run.

7 Tips to Choose the Best Rapid Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-learning Courses to HTML5

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With mobile devices ceasing to support Flash-based training materials, the demand for Flash to HTML5 conversion tools has gone up. So, choosing the right authoring tool will be your best bet to make your courses HTML5 compatible. Choosing the right tool that suits your purpose can be quite challenging. You need to ensure the following in the tool: User Friendly : You need to choose one, which eases your project development effort.

How will Flash’s demise affect your SCORM courses?

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Support for Adobe Flash Player ends in 2020. And as Flash has been integral to eLearning for over 20 years, it’s retirement will have a significant effect. Currently, you can export SCORM packages to Flash, HTML, or both. Flash is the most popular output type, so it’s likely that your courses are SWF Flash-based. HTML5 works on all devices so it’s the obvious choice as a successor. Some authoring tool effects do not work with HTML.

Articulate Rise – Got questions? We got answers!

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And to make it even better, not only will it look great, but authoring content in it is a ‘snap’. What browser should I use for authoring courses? Chrome gives the best authoring experience on both PCs and Macs, but you can also use Firefox and Edge. Unfortunately Internet Explorer is not compatible with authoring Rise content. Firefox. Firefox. Do Rise courses use Flash? Rise courses do not use flash. Multiple author collaboration.

HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

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HTML5 – Game Changer. Without boring you to death on the details of HTML5, what I will say is this will be a game changer in our industry for a number of reasons. and YouTube (beta) are already offering videos in HTML5 players. Improved interactivity over Flash. Open Source not Proprietary like Flash. Not buggy – Flash is buggy. Flash requires a plugin (especially for updates). Firefox 4.0 Can I see HTML5 sites now?

HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

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HTML5 – Game Changer. Without boring you to death on the details of HTML5, what I will say is this will be a game changer in our industry for a number of reasons. and YouTube (beta) are already offering videos in HTML5 players. Improved interactivity over Flash. Open Source not Proprietary like Flash. Not buggy – Flash is buggy. Flash requires a plugin (especially for updates). Firefox 4.0 Can I see HTML5 sites now?

Legacy eLearning

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“Legacy eLearning” refers to any training that was developed using software that is outdated, unsupported, or incompatible with current learning systems. For example, Adobe Flash , which was once popular for eLearning content, is now incompatible with most mobile devices, including Android and iOS. Even desktop browsers such as Firefox block Flash content by default and users may struggle to keep Flash up to date. eLearning Tools legacy eLearning

Walking down the Interactive Learning Path with Raptivity

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With a tool like Raptivity, educators can bridge this gap by adding meaningful learning interactions (such as brainteasers, interactive diagrams, 3D worlds, games, simulations, assessments and much more) to their digital content. Raptivity is one of the world’s finest interactivity building tools, and is being used worldwide to make teaching content and training workshops more engaging, interactive and enjoyable - be it in the classroom, online or on mobile devices.

How to Use CSS in Your Lectora e-Learning Courses

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Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Easy Flash Content Creation. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. CSS Editing Tools.

Creating Accessible eLearning with Articulate Storyline 360

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There’s two factors that contribute to the creation of accessible eLearning – the authoring tool which has built-in accessibility functions and our design decisions (that include the colours, fonts images and interactions that we include). Storyline 360 supports WCAG in both HTML5 and Flash outputs, including screen reader support, full keyboard navigation, visible focus indicators (yellow box around objects when using the tab key) and more.

The Online Learning Jargon Buster

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Authoring Tool. Adapt Builder is an authoring tool that allows you to create fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning courses that display effectively on tablet devices and smartphones (as well as PCs and laptops). With a deep scrolling approach, as opposed to clicking through a long list of pages, the Adapt Builder stands out from other authoring tools. Storyline is an authoring tool used to create interactive e-learning courses.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

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Samsung Galaxy S is expected to be the first real challenger to the iPad, it runs on Android OS, offers Flash 10.1 and HTML5. Again, the iPad runs only with HTML5, not Flash 10.1. True, the other tablets and Samsung offer Flash 10.1, but they offer HTML5 too. I’m sure they tested with IE, Firefox, Safari and Chrome, but what about Opera? We know that if the browser supports Flash 10.1, Firefox 4.0? HTML5 Course, Player and iPad.

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

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Now that we have thought about what we can do with our existing courseware let’s think about building some new eLearning and what’s all the fuss about HTML5. Not surprisingly, there is a plethora of rapid authoring tools available today that do this. A good starting point is our blog post – 5 Rapid Authoring Tools to Publish Courses For Your iPads – where we talk about some of the authoring tools that can be used to develop HTML5 courses for iPads.

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A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

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Choose the Right Rapid Authoring Tool. Quite a few rapid online course authoring tools are available today. But each tool specializes in different features. For example, Adobe Captivate is widely used for creating software simulation-based courses and Lectora Inspire to convert text-heavy content into online courses. So, not every tool suits your requirements. Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools.

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6 things to keep in mind when publishing eLearning content

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Whatever the issue, we find that it is usually related to how the content was published and which tool was used to author it. This should be helpful regardless of the authoring tool you're using. This option is found in the publish settings of the tool you're using. Make sure you're selecting an HTML5 output option when you publish. In fact, Adobe plans to stop distributing Flash Player by 2020. Is the flash player enabled for flash-based courses?

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

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Samsung Galaxy S is expected to be the first real challenger to the iPad, it runs on Android OS, offers Flash 10.1 and HTML5. Again, the iPad runs with HTML5, not Flash nor Java. True, the other tablets and Samsung offer Flash 10.1 and Java, but they offer HTML5 too. I’m sure they tested with IE, Firefox, Safari and Chrome, but what about Opera Mini? Same issue occurred with Opera – used Flash and Java. HTML5, Flash and Java.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 5: Presenter

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In my earlier blogs, we looked at the easy authoring features of Storyline 360 and its ability to create good animations and facilitate effective learning interactions. We saw that the Articulate 360 component enables the development of high quality software simulations and e-learning assessments. Studio 360 is a software application that can be used to transform classroom PowerPoint Presentations into engaging responsive web-based courses.

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

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Adobe Captivate is one of the best authoring tools available to eLearning professionals. It also removes the ability to publish flash content as flash is now dead. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome or Safari) we will always use the SWF/HTML5 output. Output Format: Here you can choose to publish your SCORM as Flash (SWF), or HTML5, or both. If you publish to Flash (SWF), your learners can view the course on their desktop computers.

A Complete Training Portal for Multi-device Mobile Learners

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For example, if a course was compatible with a particular operating system and Internet browser, required a Flash player to play, and the pop-up blocker was to be disabled, and cookies enabled, it was the responsibility of the learners to setup the minimum requirements to access the course. Browser-based: There are about 25 different browsers; the most popular being Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Opera.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 4

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We also saw the easy authoring features of Storyline 360 , the most important component of Articulate 360. In the third blog, we examined the capabilities of Storyline 360 to create software simulations and assessments. The Articulate tool can help you see how your e-learning content will look on various devices, in landscape and portrait views. For instance, you can develop a course, using the Articulate software, which can be accessed only in the portrait mode.

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

Adobe Captivate is one of the best authoring tools available to eLearning professionals. It also removes the ability to publish flash content as flash is now dead. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome or Safari) we will always use the SWF/HTML5 output. Output Format: Here you can choose to publish your SCORM as Flash (SWF), or HTML5, or both. If you publish to Flash (SWF), your learners can view the course on their desktop computers.

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