Online multimedia content in e-learning: Flash vs. HTML5

Matrix

The last few years had witnessed a strong debate over the two technologies that make possible the embedding of multimedia content files in a web page: Flash and HTML5. Apples, aka Flash. Flash is a mature technology that runs well on all browsers, including older versions of Internet Explorer, which some businesses still use. Flash is the best — at least for now — on interactivity and video content production. Oranges, aka HTML5.

HTML5 Interactions: Why business platforms are converting Flash courses

Adobe Captivate

Over the years, eLearning developers have used Flash in developing the courses. The coding process had been complicated until HTML5 made its way onto the scene. Previously, the developers used tools like XML, Java, and Flash to code the courses. However, HTML5 has now become popular and it is being extensively used to develop the eLearning courses. You can now convert flash courses to html5, where the readers find it more comfortable to read the course materials.

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How to Make Workplace Safety Training Modules Future Ready

Kitaboo

Create Interactivity with HTML5: Adobe’s Flash Player will become obsolete by next year, as the company has announced that it will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020. So, content creators now have to migrate to open formats such as HTML5.

E-learning Tools: A Developer’s Review of Adobe Captivate 7

SweetRush

Using Captivate, developers can convert PowerPoint files into more advanced web-ready digital formats with added interactive and tracking functionality. It cannot compete with Adobe Flash or other platforms based on programming languages.

4 eLearning Trends That Will Change The Way You Look At Online Learning

CommLab India

Gone are the days when Flash-based courses were the norm and classrooms were the only training ground. Now, with HTML5 the newer technology than Flash, the opportunities are almost endless for mobile learning.

25 eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

And you can give learners more ways to consume course content by automatically converting files to Kindle format. We find Elucidat particularly strong at creating responsive online and mobile course content that’s compatible with HTML5.

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

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Online Communites are Changing my World - Daretoshare , June 26, 2010 Should online communities have a better reputation? Taking the ego out of education - Learning Technology Learning , June 2, 2010 There are a number of barriers when it comes to approaching the tricky subject of converting an existing face-to-face course to being purely online. Flash (59). What I Would Like to Say About HTML5 and Flash , June 26, 2010. Learning Flash , June 23, 2010.

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