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4 HTML5 Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Origin Learning

This logically deduces the need for such authoring tools that can publish content that is compatible to the user experience that such smart devices deliver. For quite sometime, Flash has been the preferred way of doing this. But with the coming of HTML5, browsers and developers of authoring tools have been working hard to catch up and provide the rich experience that is possible with this version.

How to Convert Flash to HTML5 at Scale

Hurix Digital

Nearly everyone is familiar with Adobe Flash, for those who are not, it is a software with which apps, mobile games, desktop applications, and animations are produced. You can view Flash files like mobile and desktop apps by using the Adobe Flash Player or other third-party players. What is HTML5 and why is it used? Released in 2014, HTML5 is the 5 th and the latest version of Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML).

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 HTML5 has superseded Flash as a viable option for authoring eLearning courses because it is supported by all smartphones and tablets.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

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. Again, not every tool below is SaaS based, but at some point, you have to move to the SaaS world, especially if you are offering or saying you do – some type of mobile learning functionality. I’ve seen some authoring tools that fit most of the criteria above, but whose ease of use is substandard or even really bad.

Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Its nearly Halloween and with that comes the shocking and fearful excitement or lack thereof of the scariest things on the plane appearing at the movie theaters, in costumes, television and for us, the course authoring tool market. Just in the past two years the per license cost of authoring tools has skyrocketed. Long has tools such as Studio and Captivate been on the higher side, the same can be said for vendors such as Rapid Intake and dominKnow.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

The RCAT (rapid content authoring tool) market continues to be healthy with nothing to slow it down – uh, except maybe one thing (more on that later). Yeah, I know we have just jumped into January, but in a review of the past several months, authoring tools continue to follow a similar path amongst themselves with certain feature sets. I am still surprised on how vendors who are offering assessment only tools are staying in the game. HTML5.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Last week I asked if you had thought about mEnabling your eLearning for iPads (mEnabling, is what we are calling the process of getting your existing eLearning to run on iPads and other tablets) but didn’t really tell you how? – pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. So here’s the list of the tools that can do the job and which you might want a closer look at. Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS.

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Flash to HTML5 The Great Migration

Training Industry

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML5) and Adobe Flash are effective technologies for creating engaging online content. However, we are beginning to see a migration from Flash to HTML5, especially in the e-learning industry. While they both currently have their advantages and disadvantages, our hunch is that HTML5 holds the aces for future-proof e-learning. Let’s explore the advantages that an HTML5 build can offer your e-learning.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Tools these days come in three flavors. Authoring Tools for developers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. Sure, you can use the extensive list of tools on the market, but for those who want real power and complexity ala from the days of Authorware, pickings are slim. documentary maker and iPhone/iPad/iPod touch developer kit.

3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

CommLab India

Do you know which authoring tool is the best option for your training requirement? The use of e-learning authoring tools depends on the training need, complexity of the course, delivery platform – online or on mobiles – timelines, budget, and other factors. With a host of e-learning authoring tools available, choosing the apt authoring tool for your business requirement is not an easy task.

20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

With hundreds of e-learning development software available in today’s marketplace, choosing the right one which fully meets your training needs can be a major challenge. Authoring tools differ in their suitability for various factors such as learning styles, delivery platforms, file formats, e-learning standards, and the e-learning development process. In case you choose a tool that does not fully meet your training needs, you lose more than just your time and money.

Updated Comparison of E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

With the release of Studio ’13 a few weeks ago, I thought it would be a good time to update my authoring tool comparison grid. As always, this grid reflects MY OPINION of working with each of these tools. If you’d like a more scientific approach to authoring tools, check out the eLearning Guild’s recent authoring tools survey report (you must be a member to view) or register for their free webinar about the report (where I will be a panelist).

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

The adaptability and flexibility of HTML5 can address learner requirements and industry experts’ needs at the same time. Flash is Fading Away. Two decades ago, e-learning developers used to develop courseware on the primary code base of JavaScript and action script in Adobe Flash. Flash was also supported by the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) standards. Flash files (.swf) Smartphones, iPads, and tablets have opened new avenues for learning.

Flash Is Dead! Long Live Flash for E-Learning!

ATD Learning Technologies

The.swf file, the exported Flash object that plays in the Flash player in your browser, has been my friend for a long time. Indeed, I’ve been using Flash for my web e-learning projects since 2009. That was Flash version 3.0. Since then, I’ve programmed and built using Flash 3,4, 5, MX, MX 2004, 8, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, CC, CC 2014 and now CC 2015. No doubt, I love Flash. HTML5 or Flash—Which One Has Wider Appeal?

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

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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Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

About a year ago, I wrote about the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash. I pointed to Scribd switching from Flash to HTML, and pointed to their CTO Jared Friedman saying: "We are scrapping three years of Flash development and betting the company on HTML5 because we believe HTML5 is a dramatically better reading experience than Flash. The mobile version allows you to compose mobile learning courses using the same authoring system.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. You can use either your own 3rd party content authoring tool and upload it into the “Cloud&# and then wherever you are, output either to your LMS, or onto Moodle or even WordPress (they have a plug in for that) OR place the course in Facebook or nearly any solution that accepts APIs. Supports HD h.264 codec, which the iPad supports, and a few browsers for HTML5.

Drawbacks of Flash: How Articulate Storyline Can Help

CommLab India

The trouble is that most Smartphones and tablet PCs do not support Flash , which makes Flash-based courses archaic. Today, many tools are available which give you Flash-like output, ones that lessen the complexities of Flash – requiring developers to have technical knowledge to create interactive elements, consuming a lot of time and most importantly, money. Today, let’s see how Articulate Storyline improves upon Flash and its drawbacks.

Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline

G-Cube

Rapid authoring tools are the prompt solution that most e-content developers adopt to cater to these increasing needs. With the advent of newer technologies and devices that are now utilized to deliver e-learning to learners across diverse industries, newer rapid authoring tools have made their foray into the industry – armed with the features to cater to the learning needs of the modern learner. Only styles available within the software can be used to develop content.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

Welcome to our comprehensive guide to handling legacy Flash eLearning content. This page has all you need to know to on how to rapidly republish or recreate your courses to adapt to the imminent end of Flash at the end of 2020. What is happening to legacy Flash eLearning content?

HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

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. Works in the Ipad Tablet and will work in other manufacture tablets, smartphones too – M-Learning to the next level. Even Flash.

HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

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. Works in the Ipad Tablet and will work in other manufacture tablets, smartphones too – M-Learning to the next level. Even Flash.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

Finally, here’s everything you wanted to know about eLearning on iPads… and asked! By using a mobile device as a learning platform, one can leverage its unique features such as camera, audio/ video player & recorder, computing device, eBook reader, GPS, gaming compatibility etc. – What do we need to teach people in order for them to learn how to use iPads in general? And in many cases, this tool would really be eLearning or mLearning.

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The slow death of Flash and what it means for eLearning

Pure Learning

You may have heard recently that Adobe is finally going to kill off Flash by the end of 2020. Well, depending on how reliant your content is on Flash Player, the impact your L&D team feels can range from a minor ripple, all the way through the digital equivalent of “ Sharknado ”. To understand how you will be affected, you first need to know what Flash Player is, why it’s being killed off and how to check which of your learning assets are reliant on it.

What Do We Mean When We Say HTML5?

The Learning Circuits

No doubt you’ve heard at least a whisper about HTML5 over the last year. It’s a Flash-killer. Another complication is that “HTML5” is often used to refer to a range of modern web technologies. Simply speaking, HTML is the language that the Web is written in, and HTML5 is the most recent version of it. Why is HTML5 important? When I asked this question to a group I was speaking to about HTML5 authoring tools last month, about half of them held up their iPads.

5 reasons to avoid a Flash-based quiz creator

ProProfs

Though a Flash-based quiz creator allows you to upload attractive images, videos and media to your quizzes making them more interactive, however, the disadvantages of using Flash technology far outweigh its advantages. This is the very reason why we avoid Flash with our quiz creator and through our superior video encoding technology convert Flash-based videos to HTML5, ensuring that all the multimedia included in your quizzes run across multiple platforms and mobile devices.

Product Review: Articulate Storyline

eLearning 24-7

The first time I have had fun creating courses via a course authoring tool in 15 years. Audio recorder/editor/capture tool. Mobile Player app – Major stinker. Numerous steps to view in HTML5. “Upload your content to a web server, you just give your learners a link to the story.htm file” – This is to view the course in HTML5 on your iPad. Player – edit the player properties.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

They do not allow you to use any other 3rd party rapid content authoring tool vendor. HTML5 Course. The course is built in 100% HTML5 and the player you will view it on, is a HTML5 player within a LMS. Please note this course is not interactive and does not really show the full engagement of HTML5, but it is a start. Click HTML5 course. To see the power of HTML5. HTML5 is made up of the following: HTML.

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

Recently, I conducted an emerging technology survey related to e-learning and the results show that end users are utilizing technology more then ever before and are seeking product features that LMS and content authoring tools, do not offer at this current time. Of those 40%, iPad and iPad2 represent 51% of the total market. PGP (Portable game players) are listed number three only behind smartphones and tablets for mobile devices sold.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

They do not allow you to use any other 3rd party rapid content authoring tool vendor. HTML5 Course. The course is built in 100% HTML5 and the player you will view it on, is a HTML5 player within a LMS. Please note this course is not interactive and does not really show the full engagement of HTML5, but it is a start. Click HTML5 course. To see the power of HTML5. HTML5 is made up of the following: HTML.

Articulate®: Tools for E-learning and M-learning Done Right

SweetRush

If you are looking to push creative and functional envelopes in your e-learning and m-learning courses, you need rapid development and custom development authoring tools that don’t disappoint. Quality over Hype: Giving Thanks to Articulate for E-learning and M-learning Development Tools Done Right. Articulate is, of course, the company that brought us Articulate Storyline®—the tool that rose to be an industry leader after its release a mere two years ago.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Spark Your Interest , June 3, 2010 June’s BQ is… “what tools should we learn?&#. Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning - Upside Learning Blog , June 17, 2010 After a few years of hype, mobile learning has now started flourishing; the advent of new generation of mobile devices, high-speed network access, powerful mobile browsers and better native apps are all contributing to this. All software below is free. Rapid E-Learning Course Software. iPad (43).

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E-learning News September 2010

eLearning 24-7

When you register and attend Social Learning: C the New, C the Possible and C the Evolution , you will be entered to win a one year subscription to Rapid Intake’s online, collaborative rapid authoring tool, Unison™. Unison allows e-learning developers to build, test, review and publish Flash-based courses in minutes, from any computer connected to the internet. Best of all, you can do this without every opening Flash. HTML5 – Covers HTML5 (619.5kb).

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

They use the best tool available for the job. You will never find the perfect eLearning tool, ever. Every tool will have one feature or two over another forever… in perpetuity. What you can find, is a tool that is usable, useful, teachable, learnable, and that gives you the most back for what you can put into it. Let’s dive into some of the key tools. Responsive Player: Did you get excited when I said “responsive”? The Dial Tool: You like sliders?

E-Learning Early Indicators

eLearning 24-7

The iPad? You could count on your hand the number of vendors even looking at it, and I’m not just talking LMSs/Learning Portals, but content authoring tools and other products. Vendors who told me they were holding off or that their customers were not requesting m-learning on tablets, are or in the process of offering m-learning on tablets, with primary focus being the iPad. Harnesses the power of Tablets, including the Ipad (which I viewed it on).

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4 Reasons to Convert Your Legacy E-Learning Courses Using Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

And this rapid expansion in the use of tablets PCs and other mobile devices to access learning content has pushed Adobe Flash into oblivion. Because most modern browsers – both desktop and mobile – don’t support Flash. And with many an organization willing to bet their money on BYOD (Bring Your On Device), it’s safe to say Flash is no longer preferred. And Articulate Storyline is one of the best tools for the conversion of Flash-based courses.

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

mLearning Revolution

Back in 2012 you would have been hard-pressed to find anything exciting in version 6 of Adobe Captivate, in fact most of the cool stuff at the time was coming from Adobe’s competitors, namely Articulate with their new Storyline software and their latest iteration of Articulate Studio. Adobe Captivate Draft for iPad. With Captivate 9, Adobe introduces a new iPad app that looks a lot like Adobe Ideas from a few years back. Adobe Captivate Draft on iPad.