3 Points To Keep In Mind When Outsourcing Flash To HTML5 Conversion

Dan Keckan

Flash is all but dead, and HTML5 is the new gold standard of eLearning courses. In order to convert their legacy Flash course, an organization needs to either hire an in-house team or outsource it to an eLearning vendor.

Flash To HTML5 Course Conversion: To Outsource Or To Do In-House?

Dan Keckan

Your existing eLearning courses in Flash have to be converted into HTML5 for ensuring compliance to latest web and mobile standards. Make an informed decision for getting Flash to HTML5 conversion done in-house or through a vendor. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Content Development Outsourcing eLearning Outsourcing Flash to HTML5 Responsive eLearning Design

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Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Last week, while justifying Apple’s refusal to allow Flash player on iPhone/iPad, Steve Jobs wrote– “ New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too) ”. A few days before the launch of iPad Apple had released a list of ‘iPad ready’ websites having support for HTML5. Clearly Apple is backing HTML 5, CSS 3 and JavaScript for developing future web applications. Is it ready for eLearning Development?

7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Adobe Flash ruled the internet for a long time. However, owing to glaring security gaps, performance, and stability issues that Flash games presented on mobile devices, a need for change became more pressing. What is Flash? HTML5 – The Alternative to Adobe Flash.

Quick Tips for Large-Scale Flash to HTML5 Migration

Hurix Digital

Why the rush to convert Flash to HTML5? Adobe has announced its decision to stop supporting Flash at the end of the year 2020. What this means is that if your eLearning courses contain Flash animations, they will no longer work. Besides, Flash was created for the PC era.

Multimedia Wars: Flash or HTML5

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For developers, it has been good times as they have been given room to explore different mediums – including one that has shown immense success – Video. 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.

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know

Aptara

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know. In 1996 Macromedia first introduced the Flash Player, developed to play videos, animations, and audio and to support enhanced interactivity in web browsers. Over the years web browsers matured and so did Flash Player, which became the most widely used plug-in to play multimedia elements on a web page. Flash Player is not supported on mobile devices (iOS and Android). Adobe Ending Support for Flash Player by 2020.

Latest HTML5 convert: YouTube

Aptara

Latest HTML5 convert: YouTube. Ever since Apple made the calculated decision that its devices could get by without Adobe Flash, the pressure has been on for content providers to find a new way forward. As a language that does not require a plugin to display correctly, HTML5 has stepped up to take that mantle. As Engadget recently reported, another major website has decided to make HTML5 the default, rather than an option. Digital Content Development.

W3C's HTML5 recommendation published

Aptara

W3C's HTML5 recommendation published. The path to widespread HTML5 adoption has been a long one in some senses, but when compared to 20-year old Flash, which HTML5 is replacing in many cases, its rise has been swift and dramatic. This technology can help developers create content that reaches a number of platforms, from various Web browsers to mobile phones that have stopped supporting Flash. The standard is complete.

HTML5 close to W3C certification

Aptara

HTML5 close to W3C certification. Development has continued on the HTML5 standard over the past few years, cementing its place in the enterprise world. In that time, HTML5 has provided a helpful bridge for companies eager to develop software that can easily move between different mobile operating systems. This will finalize the features list of HTML5, with the ideas that don't make the cut pushed back until the debut of HTML5.1.

HTML5 content enters new era

Aptara

HTML5 content enters new era. As has been widely reported, the W3C group has upgraded HTML5 to a finished recommendation, meaning the features of the language have been locked and developers working on Web browsers and software alike have solid targets to aim for with their functionality inclusions. This is a significant moment for the Flash alternative and brings up inevitable questions about what to do next. Digital Content Development.

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5

Aptara

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5. The movement away from using Flash in both internal and external content by businesses has been slowed by one important factor: This language has been seen as the primary distribution method for rich multimedia such as audio and video. This attachment to multimedia means businesses were waiting for a viable alternative way to send out their multimedia communications - and it appears they have received one in the form of HTML5.

HTML5 presents platform-spanning development option

Aptara

HTML5 presents platform-spanning development option. While HTML5 gained its cultural cachet as a mobile content standard, the highly touted substitute for Flash on Apple devices, its strength comes from the fact that it works across platforms, desktop, smartphone and tablet inclusive. This flexibility allows content to go out to a huge variety of audiences with minimal modification. For certain types of content, Adobe Flash is the go-to format.

Predictions of HTML5 ascendancy gain urgency

Aptara

Predictions of HTML5 ascendancy gain urgency. And now, it appears HTML5 Web and app design is here to execute the same kind of switch. While Flash has been the standard for years, it can no longer offer the type of experience developers and users are after. ReadWrite recently predicted that the time has come for HTML5, indicating that the end of Flash on YouTube is a sure sign. At the same time, HTML5 support appeared on YouTube as a test feature.

HTML5 poised for landmarks in 2015

Aptara

HTML5 poised for landmarks in 2015. HTML5 falls somewhere in the middle. After all, the previous version of the Web standard was finalized over a decade ago. However, there has been a rapid uptick in the use of HTML5 in recent months, spurred by the rise of mobile devices and capped with the finalization of the standard. This means it's time for content producers to examine their operations and see whether they should look into HTML5 conversion.

HTML5 making inroads with Apple and Mozilla

Aptara

HTML5 making inroads with Apple and Mozilla. The past few years have seen an explosion of ways to distribute and experience content. The many new channels available, especially mobile devices, have called for a matching set of standards that can reach out across the field. Adobe Flash lost its bid to become the main content distribution language when Apple pulled support, meaning developers have had to look further afield. HTML5 and iOS 8.

Seeking new functionality, New York Times opts for HTML5

Aptara

Seeking new functionality, New York Times opts for HTML5. The online multimedia format war between Flash and HTML5 has bigger repercussions for the rest of the digital world. This is especially true in the case of HTML5, which can be used for a number of important purposes including cross-platform software creation. As more companies decide to back this standard instead of Flash, they are reshaping their visual offerings across both the mobile and desktop arenas.

Google underlines HTML5 importance with auto-convert policy

Aptara

Google underlines HTML5 importance with auto-convert policy. This is a vital question for creators of content, as they need to determine whether their efforts are in the proper format to suit the times. The current schism worth studying involves how rich digital content appears online - for years, Flash was the standard. Now, however, HTML5 has shown that such a model is not required. The official standard. Digital Content Development.

Pressure mounting to lose Flash in Web content

Aptara

Pressure mounting to lose Flash in Web content. The struggle of HTML5 against Flash is one of the Internet's current main elements. Flash is the entrenched choice, due to its longtime presence on Web pages. However, ever since Apple threw down the gauntlet and ditched the standard in its devices, the field has seemed wide open. It's not a fun process, and HTML5 is meant to avoid those types of extra downloads. Digital Content Development.

Experts offer reminders that HTML5 is already widely used

Aptara

Experts offer reminders that HTML5 is already widely used. The HTML5 standard's codification as an official W3C recommendation is an important milestone for the technology. However, it's far from the first time this language has made its presence felt on the development scene. The uptake of HTML5 has largely been due to its enviable platform and operating system agnosticism. These professionals will keep turning out HTML5 code.

HTML5 offers best solution for multichannel content delivery

Aptara

HTML5 offers best solution for multichannel content delivery. The majority of businesses today recognize the importance of digital content. Every day, it seems new innovations are developing that enhance our smartphones, tablets, laptops and eReaders. Therefore, it is essential that organizations have an advanced content development strategy in place that ensures their message can be effectively delivered across multiple channels. HTML5 advantages.

In a mobile world, HTML5 trumps Flash

Aptara

In a mobile world, HTML5 trumps Flash. The battle to create visually arresting content is a constant preoccupation for companies today. This means it may be time to challenge the orthodoxies behind such materials and consider converting from Flash to HTML5. A recent The Fuse Joplin piece approached the age-old question of Flash or HTML5?, As this demographic grows, so will the relative value of coding in HTML5. Digital Content Development.

3 Major Learning Management Developments of 2018

KnowledgeCity

Here are some of 2018’s biggest learning management developments that are fueling the industry’s meteoric rise. The concept of microlearning—delivering content to learners in small chunks—caught major buzz in 2018. However, learning and development leaders shouldn’t be too quick to toss all their existing, more traditional LMS strategies for all bite-size-content, all-the-time. The great content migration continued.

Top E-learning Authoring Tools to Create Interactive Training Courses – Rapid E-Learning for Effective Training

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Today, elearning authoring tools are playing a significant role in the development of training courseware. With the continuous evolution of the training and development industry, the scope of using rapid authoring tools is also increasing. With evolving learning needs, it is crucial to repurpose the training content and update learners with the latest information. Several organizations consider the utilization of authoring tools as a required industry standard.

Let Go Through BPO for eLearning

Web Courseworks

Members love professional development opportunities. However, many associations are starting to recognize that while members are central to their functions, the deployment of professional development is not an association’s core business. As noted previously, it is not the central function of an association to deliver online professional development. The education side of professional development has always been relatively easy for associations to tackle.

5 Common Myths About eLearning Authoring Tools Busted

gomo learning

Authoring tools are the cornerstone of today’s online course development efforts. Don’t let the many myths about eLearning authoring tools influence the way you create your own course content. Cloud-Based Solutions Can Deliver Content More Quickly.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

Free webinar are Section 508 and WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines). Responsive design presents content on a web page or an e-learning course in such a way that it works well on a number of devices. Creative Commons is a type of copyright license wherein the creator of the content still retains the rights but allows others to use it free of charge with certain stipulations. When a content owner puts something in the public domain, they are giving up all rights to it.

Learning Trends 2014

Xyleme

There are a lot of reasons for this, the primary ones being a lack of understanding of what''s important to mobile content consumers (it''s not about animated PowerPoints on a phone), a legacy of Flash content that doesn''t work on mobile devices, and a lot of existing technology infrastructure that does not play well with new technologies. Or, they are "toolkits" for loading your own content into JavaScript templates.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

Accessibility: If you create online learning content, making it accessible to all learners is crucial. Accessibility means that content can be used by people with varying abilities and disabilities, from the sensory to the intellectual or technological. eLearning content developers and instructional designers should aim to make courses clear, easy to understand, and simple to use. Chunking content also helps to combat learner fatigue.

4 Secrets No One Will Tell You When Choosing Your Microlearning Platform

Obsidian Learning

Management is responsible for keeping confidential information secure, tracking course attendance and completion, and keeping content organized in a repository which hopefully also addresses version control. They drive your learners away from the very content they need.

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Developing a mobile content strategy for corporate training

Aptara

Developing a mobile content strategy for corporate training. Today, using eLearning strategies to train and develop staff isn't just an option; it's the preference. Companies can now access a wide range of innovative technologies and intelligent content features that significantly enhance the engagement and effectiveness level of corporate learning programs. Yet some are still settling for PDF documents, PowerPoint slides and static files for training and development.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Accessibility means course content can be used by people with varying abilities and disabilities. eLearning content developers and instructional designers should aim to make courses clear, easy to understand, and simple to complete. This approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize course content. ADDIE (Analysis Design Development Implementation). CDN (Content Delivery Network). CMS (Content Management System).

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms

LearnUpon

Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Evaluation. The first globally recognized eLearning content standard, developed in the early 1990s by a number of leading aircraft manufacturers. It is a problem solving approach to learning used by instructional designers with a focus on engaging content. Content Delivery Network. An executive level employee in an organisation who defines the learning and development strategy. HTML5.