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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. Yes, HTML5 is a major revision over its predecessor HTML4. In fact I believe it may not replace Flash at all.

Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

On Feb 15, 2010, at Mobile World Congress 2010, Adobe announced Adobe AIR for mobile devices, a consistent runtime for standalone applications which is an outcome of Adobe initiated Open-Screen project. Adobe also unveiled Flash platform 10.1 beta to developers and content providers at the same event. Flash is the favorite delivery platform (development tool) for eLearning courses due to its huge install-base and ability to produce engaging content.

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

Hurix Digital

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.

How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe had made a formal announcement stating that by 2020, the company would no longer support the flash player plug-in. Google and Microsoft too have announced their intention to disable the plug-in in their browsers by early next year, thus bringing the curtains down for Flash. What exactly is Flash? Flash is a multimedia software by Adobe, which is used to produce animations, desktop applications, and mobile games and applications. What is HTML5?

Best Content Authoring Tools for Flash to HTML5 Conversion

Hurix Digital

The advent of Hypertext Markup Language 5 (HTML5) is rapidly changing the world’s digital landscape. As HTML5 technology emerges to be the preferred choice for rendering videos online, the world has slowly started bidding goodbye to Adobe Flash. With HTML5 establishing its prowess, we now have a superior and more versatile technology to play videos online without sweating about downloading compatibility issues, or time wastage.

The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

Adobe recently announced AIR for Mobile devices. The Open Screen Project was started to help create a singular experience on multiple devices (using Flash) be it Computers, Mobiles, TV or Game consoles. Porting the same experience whether it is standalone or in-browser content, on a variety of platform remains a challenge due to fragmentation and deployment barriers. Obviously, using Flash platform tools offered by Adobe.

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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.

Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe made a formal announcement stating that from 2020 the company would no longer support Flash. It’s a multimedia software which was extensively used to produce animations, desktop applications, and mobile games and applications, during the PC era. These Flash files could be viewed on browsers using a Flash player, and on the PC using some third-party applications. So, what went wrong with Flash?

Paradiso Solutions presents its Top 10 eLearning Content Development companies for 2018

Paradiso

If you’re looking for content development you must wonder which are the best eLearning development companies in the market. Content development is something that a lot of companies and institutions are looking for and is not very easy to find. Many companies offer the service of content development but the services are not really that good or are super expensive. Here are Paradiso Solutions top 10 eLearning development companies working with eLearning Content: 1.

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). Flash to HTML5 Conversion Process.

Adobe Ends Development of Mobile Flash Platform

Bottom-Line Performance

Earlier this week, Adobe confirmed that it is ceasing development on Flash for mobile devices and will instead increase its investment in HTML5 and related tools. Here’s the message from Adobe: “…HTML5 is now universally supported on major mobile devices, in some cases exclusively. This makes HTML5 the best solution for creating and deploying content in the browser across mobile platforms.” Mobile Learning

Multimedia Wars: Flash or HTML5

G-Cube

It is glorious indeed – Multiple browser options, varied platforms and a media-rich feel. 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. But there has to be more to that decision than just familiarity with the platform. The list is getting longer, as HTML5 is an open-source standard.

Paradiso Solutions presents its Top 10 eLearning development companies for 2020

Paradiso

If you’re looking for content development you must wonder which are the best eLearning development companies in the market. Content development is something that a lot of companies and institutions are looking for and is not very easy to find. Outputs in CBT, FLASH, SCORM, HTML5 etc.

The Future For Flash

Upside Learning

Earlier today, I received a link to the Flash Plugin roadmap. A lot of elearning content today was designed and developed using Flash and that will continue in the foreseeable future. The roadmap was interesting because it points to some items that could possibly impact how we use Flash for delivering eLearning. This possibly implies that the platform will move away from catering to the authoring/publishing developers. So where are we going with Flash?

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mLearning devices and platforms: What you need to know

Bottom-Line Performance

This is part 4: mLearning devices and platforms: What you need to know. Our observations gleaned from mLearn 2011 regarding devices: • Blackberry produces the least appealing mobile solution. Mobile shouldn’t be viewed as simply another way to consume traditional eLearning…it should be a true solution to a specific problem that cannot be solved by a desktop solution. Video is an acceptable replacement for Flash.

Using the Pros and Cons of HTML5 to Enhance E-learning

CommLab India

The Learning industry is talking a lot about HTML5 these days. Its compatibility with multiple devices, augmenting mobile learning, has made it the hot favorite of L&D circles. However, HTML5 has cons along with its much talked about pros. As learning experts, we can use even the cons of HTML5 to benefit e-learning. Pros of HTML5 – How They Support E-learning. Is compatible with mobile browsers. Confused about Flash, HTML5, and the conversion?

Here is the List of Top 10 eLearning development companies for 2021

Paradiso

If you’re looking for content development you must wonder which are the best eLearning development companies in the market. Content development is something that a lot of companies and institutions are looking for and is not very easy to find. Outputs in CBT, FLASH, SCORM, HTML5 etc.

How Suitable Is HTML5 For Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

HTML5 is adoption for mobile learning is picking up; perhaps the iPad is one driver of change , rapid improvements in regular and mobile browsers rendering HTML5 another. Recently, while speaking to customers, we encountered one of the primary issues that corporate stumble upon when deciding on HTML5 for pilots or technology exploration initiatives. Also, HTML5 is STILL NOT a standard, which is a big deal from a security perspective.

Converting Flash-based E-learning Content to HTML5 Why and How

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world. It appeared that the reign of Flash would continue forever. But, all this changed with the advent of the mobile learning era. Despite all its powerful features, Flash is not compatible with most Smartphones and tablets. With the demand for mobile learning increasing by leaps and bounds , the incompatibility of Flash with mobile devices this is a serious disadvantage.

Quick Tips for Large-Scale Flash to HTML5 Migration

Hurix Digital

Why the rush to convert Flash to HTML5? Here are some quick tips for large-scale Flash to HTML5 migration. Adobe has announced its decision to stop supporting Flash at the end of the year 2020. Adobe Flash was once the trusted tool for creating eLearning content.

Why Is Online Learning Moving from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

This blog talks about reasons online learning is updating the content from Flash to HTML5. That said, there is still a section that is resisting the idea of converting Flash to HTML5, primarily because they are well-versed and more comfortable using Flash.

4 Ways to Maximize the Impact of Your Training When Migrating From Flash to HTML5

Adobe Captivate

Since Flash, a leading authoring tool till a few years ago, is not supported on mobile devices, organizations feel the need to convert their Legacy Flash courses to HTML5. These 4 Examples on How to Use Migration from Flash to HTML5 To Enhance the Impact of Your eLearning will help organizations improve their eLearning as they migrate from Flash to HTML5. The content was also converted into smaller, bite-sized nuggets.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . Today, we live in a world where communication is increasingly becoming mobile. This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. Why Convert Flash/SWF to HTML5?

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.

Flash For Mobile Is Dead

Upside Learning - Mobile

Recently Amit had written about how the eLearning industry and digital media in general has been driven to HTML5 by the rapid adoption of tablet computers, namely the iPad. To further reinforce that thought, Adobe announced just yesterday that it has ceased development on the Flash mobile browser plug-in. Meaning there will be no updates to those plug-ins and future versions of Android and Blackberry Playbooks may not be able to render Flash content.

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Flex to HTML5 Migration: A Quick Guide

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe announced that it would end support for its Flash plug-ins by 2020. Since Flex applications run on this plug-in, IT heads and product managers are now compelled to migrate these legacy apps to more future-ready platforms. Flex to HTML5 Migration Assessment.

The Future of e-Learning Content after Adobe Kills Flash on Mobile Devices

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Adobe, in a written statement , announced that it will not support Flash in mobile browsers henceforth. As it is, iPhone and iPad don't play Flash content. It will be a matter of time before new versions of other mobile devices (based on Android and other platforms) stop supporting Flash in browsers. What does this mean for e-learning content? Well, Adobe continues to be committed to supporting Flash on the PC platform.

Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player?

Upside Learning

Smokescreen project is an effort to bring Flash player to the iPhone/iPad without installing the Flash plug-in. It’s an open source project implemented in HTML5 and JavaScript. For now this project is targeted at advertisers to enable them to run Flash ads on the iPhone/iPad. Here is a video demonstration of a Flash ad running on an iPad using Smokescreen –. Related posts: Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– eLearning Development: What’s new in Flash CS4?

How to Prepare for the End of the Flash

Magic EdTech

This is nowhere more visible than with the 2020 mandate to end flash support.For edtech companies and ed publishers, it’s a case of “objects in mirror are closer than they appear.”. These organizations have been developing Flash content for education since Macromedia offered Flash 1.0 In 2017, Adobe formally announced that it would no longer support the Flash player plug-in. Companies will not be able to use it in its Flash form and No!

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5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

5 Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . Today, we live in a world where communication is increasingly becoming mobile. This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. Why Convert to HTML5? Enter HTML5!

Raptivity Essential : Now Build HTML5 and Flash Interactions Simultaneously

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

As Harbinger Knowledge Products unveils a brand new version of Raptivity Essential that lets you publish interactions in the HTML5 format in addition to Flash SWF format, I thought it would be interesting to talk to Shweta Kulkarni, who was involved deeply in the engineering of this product upgrade. What prompted you to go the HTML5 way? The entire Raptivity Himalaya library will be available in HTML5 format soon. We had coded these relatively effortlessly in Flash.

Flash player will no longer be supported

Ideaon

And sail to a new flash-devoid future. But what if you have some legacy content that still weighs you down? Adobe has an an End-of-life page , an obituary to Flash. There will be no more security patches or updates to Flash either. Convert courses to html5.

Flash player will no longer be supported

Ideaon

And sail to a new flash-devoid future. But what if you have some legacy content that still weighs you down? Adobe has an an End-of-life page , an obituary to Flash. There will be no more security patches or updates to Flash either. Convert courses to html5.

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Content Needs to Be on HTML5

Inkling

Within the last year, we’ve seen the biggest players moving towards HTML5 to provide rich, cross-platform web applications – Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and YouTube just to name a few. The snowball effect continuous as enterprise companies move away from Flash. To further increase the mobile experience of users, enterprises need to re-evaluate the existing process of creating and distributing content. Structured for mobile.

The Demise of the Flash Player – What Do I Do Now?

Adobe Captivate

On July 25, 2017, Adobe made the following announcement : Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats. This announcement has a major impact on any organization which has e-learning courses published to run in Adobe Flash player. What are your plans for mobile delivery?

4 Reasons You Should Invest in Flash to HTML5 Conversion

CommLab India

Have you invested heavily in Flash-based e-learning? Well, you need to convert them to the HTML5 format. The primary reason you should convert your Flash-based courses into the HTML5 format is that these courses cannot be accessed on most mobile devices. People today use a variety of devices such as Smartphones and tablet PCs (which have advanced browsers that support HTML 5 content) to access online courses. Content can be accessed offline.

The Genericization Of Content

Upside Learning

We are starting to ‘genericize’ content, it is starting to look the same, feel the same, and function in a similar manner. We are falling back on the most portable form – HTML, which cannot compare to Flash. HTML in its current form is really incapable of providing the sophisticated artistic and media abilities that Flash provided. Why doesn’t the courseware we make scale across platforms as we have come to expect from most mobile/cloud applications?

Flash Dead for eLearning

Tony Karrer

I've been warning about this since January 2010 in Still No Flash , and called it out further as the signs became more serious in May 2010 with Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash. My words then: We are hitting a tipping point where you have to question building anything that uses Flash as the delivery mechanism. In February of 2011, Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash , I pointed to the smart moves by Rapid Intake to work around this problem.

HTML5 in E-learning – Signaling the End of the Flash Player

CommLab India

For years, the Flash Player reigned supreme in the world of e-learning. It seemed that the Flash Player was destined to rule the technology-enabled learning world. However, all that changed with the statement of one person – Steve Jobs, who declared in 2010 that iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system would not support the Flash Player. Apple’s products, the iPhone and the iPad, had (and continue to have) a large share of the mobile device market.