Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

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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. Flash course development toolkit - provides the source code, features include ability to load your movies, creates a table of contents and provides complete navigation control. Professional Presenter X – comes with sim tool, assessment, capture tool, documents to flash tool, etc. Output to HTML5.

Authoring Tool Market – What I am seeing

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HTML5 output. Right now I am doing a survey on authoring tools (more on this at the end of the post) and so far 100% of all respondents state that HTML5 output is required in an authoring tool. I do believe that HTML5 output will continue to grow as an authoring tool feature. It is time to realize that Flash output just isn’t enough anymore for folks. HTML5 templates. I remember pushing my pen around my paper in junior high creating a race game too.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

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Some vendors push heavily on PPT, implying that a great WBT is really a PPT converted to Flash. Flash output – still red hot. Listen, Authorware is dead, so why create a product that is trying to bring it back to life with your own product? The latter is slowly gaining speed, which is an advantage to LMS vendors who have a CAT in their own product – which is SCORM,PENS/IMS compliant. HTML5. HTML5 is the new “Green” Get it now.