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

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Adobe also unveiled Flash platform 10.1 beta to developers and content providers at the same event. What does it mean for elearning (or should I say mlearning) industry? Flash is the favorite delivery platform (development tool) for eLearning courses due to its huge install-base and ability to produce engaging content. So if you do some mlearning development the solution would most probably limit its access to the targeted device only.

eLearning Development: What’s new in Flash CS4?

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If you have been bugged by previous Flash versions not allowing you to publish for latest Flash Player there is some relief here. Flash CS4 allows us to finally publish SWF files for Flash Player 10 - the latest version of Flash Player. Flash Player 10 is becoming very popular and in December 2008 , was already installed in more than 50% of the computers surveyed worldwide.

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HTML 5 and eLearning Development

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A couple of weeks back we posted about Silverlight posing some (at this time, actually little) competition to Flash. Those of you have heard of HTML 5 will know it’s a new version of HTML and XHTML being promoted by Google and Apple in a bid to move the web away from proprietary technologies like Flash, Silverlight and JavaFX. Canvas - Web developers can now create 2D drawings controlled by JavaScript. How does HTML 5 affect eLearning Development?

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The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

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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. Adobe wants to latch onto the developer group that’s comfortable with Flash, yet wants their services and content to run across platforms – this by making its runtime consistent across all devices and encourage developers to design accordingly. Obviously, using Flash platform tools offered by Adobe.

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eLearning Development: Useful Firefox add-ons

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We have found several of these add-ons to be really helpful in the eLearning development. Here I list some of them: Flash Switcher – Adobe Flash being the most commonly used development tool for Upside Learning, testing Flash content in different versions of Flash Player is a pain. Flash-Switcher makes things easy by allowing you to have multiple Flash Player plug-ins installed in the browser at the same time.

HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

A couple of weeks back we posted about Silverlight posing some (at this time, actually little) competition to Flash. Those of you have heard of HTML 5 will know it’s a new version of HTML and XHTML being promoted by Google and Apple in a bid to move the web away from proprietary technologies like Flash, Silverlight and JavaFX. Canvas - Web developers can now create 2D drawings controlled by JavaScript. How does HTML 5 affect eLearning Development?

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Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

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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) ”. Clearly Apple is backing HTML 5, CSS 3 and JavaScript for developing future web applications. Is it ready for eLearning Development? More specifically- Is it ready to compete with Flash for eLearning Development?

eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

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With increasing bandwidths and better compression techniques available, use of videos in Flash platform based eLearning courses is on the rise. Before using videos in your Flash project, you would need to encode them in a format compatible with Adobe Flash (FLV or MPEG-4). This table shows compatible publish and playback versions for these codecs. Using Flash, videos can be delivered using either of below methods –.

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Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

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Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT CALCULATOR 2.0: Free Production Time Calculator Has Been Updated

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Creating eLearning these days has never been easier. Unfortunately, the boss heard about how fast it can be to crank out eLearning content and asked if you can have 60 minutes of content ready to go within a week.   But seriously, how long does it take to create eLearning?   A few years ago, we created a tool that helps eLearning developers determine how long it can take to develop eLearning in Adobe Captivate.   eLearning