Dreamweaver Slayers

eLearning 24-7

Dreamweaver was not created for people to build courses in, rather it was created for people to build web sites and other web related solutions. A novice could learn it and do some things quicker than Dreamweaver. Most people find this to be a really nice offering and a real competitor to Dreamweaver. BlueFish - Interesting solution, can really compete against Dreamweaver on a multitude of levels, while still providing the WYSIWYG.

Updates On HTML5 From Google I/O

Upside Learning

On day 1 of the I/O Google has made many announcements like release of open source, royalty-free video format WebM, Chrome Web store, opened up Google Wave, released open source Font API and directory etc. Release of open source, royalty-free video format WebM – couple of months back Google had acquired On2 (a company developing video encoding and compression techniques) after which there had been rumors that Google would open source the On2 VP8 video codecs.

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The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

If you wanted to work on creating content, for many people, the route would be and still is creating courses via a desktop based rapid e-learning authoring tool, or via your LMS/LCMS vendor’s tool (hosted or not) or via Dreamweaver or some other type of solution. Ipad, Entourage EDGE, Camangi WebStation, Freescale, Amtek, Asus,Open Peak’s Open Tablet, ExoPC Tablet, Fusion_Garage Joo Joo, Ubuntu Linux SmartQ, EAFT MagicTile. APIs, Open Source, HTML5.

Chad Udell on Tools for Mobile Development (#ASTDLN)

Learning Visions

Dreamweaver has this stuff built in for the newer versions. PhoneGap -- [link] the only open source mobile framework that supports platforms. Chad Udell (@visualrinse) of Float Learning is doing a quick rundown of tools he uses to help design, manage and build mobile projects. This is day two of the ASTD Learn Now conference in San Francisco. UI Stencils [link] Use these templates and tools for rapid prototypes that are to scale for the device you're building to.

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 browsers like Firefox support Ogg Theora (an open source format) while others like Safari support H.264 (this is a proprietary format and licensing fee is required to support this format).

Why author elearning content to industry standards?

OpenSesame

Since Captivate is an Adobe product, it integrates seamlessly with other “Made in Adobe” applications like Photoshop and Dreamweaver. Additionally, there are some open-source products available at no cost. At OpenSesame, we receive inquiries from subject matter experts and content authors who have developed training programs but are unsure about how to monetize them in today’s online world.

Why Author eLearning Content to Industry Standards?

OpenSesame

Since Captivate is an Adobe product it integrates seamlessly with other “Made in Adobe” applications like Photoshop and Dreamweaver. Additionally, there are some open source products available at no cost. At OpenSesame, we receive inquiries from subject matter experts and content authors who have developed training programs but are unsure about how to monetize them in the today’s online world.

Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009

Upside Learning

FlashDevelop: We like this free and open source (MIT license) code editor, which has support for AS2 and AS3, code completion, and code generation. Adobe Dreamweaver: We use this HTML editor to create websites and XML-based eLearning courses. Google Reader (and numerous blogs): Blogs have been a huge source of information, as well as a big influencer, about anything new in recent times. Recorded webinars are one of my key sources of knowledge.

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5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

Once these files are converted to HTML5, you can edit them with an HTML editing tool, such as Adobe Dreamweaver. Maqetta is an open source project that provides WYSIWYG visual authoring of HTML5 user interfaces. Of late, many of our clients have asked us to develop courses for deployment over PCs but which can also be viewed over the iPad. While the demand for HTML5 courses is yet to catch up, the demand is growing stronger nevertheless.

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E-Learning Takeaways

eLearning 24-7

Adobe eLearning Studio but it is with Dreamweaver and you need to download the HTML5 kit. You crush the free open source model for people especially in the education sector – higher education or those who sell to B2C or association members. The biggest reason people go with Moodle and other open source freebies is that they can offer unlimited # of end users without paying through the roof. 12-21-2012. For some people ominous times are ahead of us.

SCORM Cloud

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No matter where you are, no matter what you are – portal, learning community, LMS/LCMS (open source), group, web page with links, API integrated solution, etc. Can download your SCORM courses from the “cloud&# to go into your LMS/LCMS (open source/vendor or proprietary – hosted on your own server – behind your firewall, on your vendor’s server or on any server on the net or wherever).

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5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

With the exception of some custom courseware shops, Dreamweaver and you need the HTML5 expansion pack or perhaps a few open source content authoring tools – and you would have to create the code, no other RCAT offers the capability to build courses in 100% HTML5. It is that time of year when everyone is coming out with there trends to watch in 2011, and with that I jump on the bandwagon. No particular order. Lite LMS. They are here and growing.

LMS True or False

eLearning 24-7

From the price perspective – another reason to go the authoring in the LMS route, according to the vendor – there are plenty of open source solutions you can get that are free or less than $100. Coming Later this week: “Dreamweaver Killers&#. Ahh the LMS/LCMS world where everything is a wonderful world of pear trees, green grass, sunny days and where there are no myths, no falsehoods, just internal bliss – awaiting the customer.

5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

With the exception of some custom courseware shops, Dreamweaver and you need the HTML5 expansion pack or perhaps a few open source content authoring tools – and you would have to create the code, no other RCAT offers the capability to build courses in 100% HTML5. It is that time of year when everyone is coming out with there trends to watch in 2011, and with that I jump on the bandwagon. No particular order. Lite LMS. They are here and growing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

Learning Visions

Content is hand-crafted (Dreamweaver, Flash) Rapid Collaborative (development efficiency) Enterprise (share info across depts) On-demand -- focus is on target audience -- better access to content. Whereas if higher risk (development of entire course), people more likely to use non-open source tools. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Tools

Learning Visions

Christy uses HTML, Dreamweaver, and sess Flash in her future. Little Shots of Theory Instructional Design as a practice in corporate vs. A Conversation with Karl Kapp ► February (11) ID Live with Charles Reigeluth on EdTechTalk Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Sourc. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Out with the old into the new LMS: Part 2

eLearning 24-7

Some people will tell you to find out their financial information, but be realistic here – no one is going to open up their books for you to verify that they are going to be there next week or they are about to be bought out – which happens. Dreamweaver Killers – They exist and best of all 99% won’t cost you a dime – this will be a separate page on my blogs. This is part two, of the series – Out with the old LMS into the new.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

Eventually, Macromedia Dreamweaver came into the picture. Open Source Free Content Authoring Tools. What I would do, if I wanted to use an authoring tool in my system, use a free open source one with strong functionality. As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. This is a growing market with new vendors showing up, but at the same time, others disappearing.

Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it?

Clive on Learning

" He'd tried open source and free software but had to admit that, as far as e-learning development software was concerned, "Adobe is still king and will remain so for our foreseeable future." In an anonymous reply to my posting yesterday on the pirating of PC software, an elearning developer asked "How do real people actually afford/justify purchasing something like the Adobe eLearning Suite?"