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. This means that many learners could not access online learning on mobile devices, using the Flash Player.

Adobe Flash and the Danger of Zero Day Exploits

CDSM

Our Head of Technology, Nik Goile, gives us some background on last month’s Adobe Flash exploits , and explains how CDSM was prepared to deal with them… You probably heard about the Adobe Flash Player vulnerabilities that came to light in July.

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Flash Player 10 New Features- Online Training Course

Take an e-Learning Break

Flash Player 10 New Features is a new online training course including how to set up a system for development and testing from Adobe evangelist Lee Brimelow. He shows how to use the new Pixel Bender tools to create beautiful filters and export them to Flash. Lee covers the new sound and drawing APIs , which can be used to add real-time audio effects and UV texture mapping to any project. The 9 minute Overview of Flash Player 10 module is free.

Publishing as executable

Adobe Captivate

Although no effect, no extra elements are added, why it as asking for Flash player? Can not we have executable output without Flash? I just created a single slide project and tested to publish as executable. The post Publishing as executable appeared first on eLearning. Executable Preview/Publish Question Adobe Captivate executable preview/publish question

4 Tips to Effectively Convert Adobe Flash E-learning to HTML5

CommLab India

Adobe Flash is dying. Long ago Steve Jobs stopped the usage of Flash in Apple devices. But, ever since Google announced that it would block flash in its browsers, the impact has been huge. Also, most of the Android devices too do not support Flash. Let’s admit it!

eLearning Development: Useful Firefox add-ons

Upside Learning

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. Mozilla’s Firefox is a preferred web browser for many.

Migrating from Flash to HTML5 – Part 1

ePath Learning

. The Adobe Flash Player is going away at the end of 2020. That means that your Flash-based courses will fail to play on web browsers, resulting in a frustrating learning experience. Why is Flash going away? Most web browsers are already phasing out support for Flash.

7 Tips To Stay Ahead Of eLearning Trends And Adapt To Changes

InfoPro Learning

For example, Flash players used to be an essential ingredient for eLearning courses. Then the news broke that new mobile devices wouldn’t support Flash, and opted for HTML5-based apps instead. Are you up to date with the latest eLearning technologies and methodologies?

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Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Currently, the most common way to publish a Captivate project is as a Flash SWF, an excellent solution because SWF files provide the best multimedia experience for your learners. According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on the majority of the world's computers.

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How to Make Workplace Safety Training Modules Future Ready

Kitaboo

Future proofing means creating a software or product in such a way that future technological advances do not render it useless or less effective. Must read: 7 Most Effective Ways to Deliver Training Content on Mobile. Safety training is an indispensable part of organizational training.

Two Software Tools for Creating Simulations

Kapp Notes

Here are two tools that can be used for creating effective and engaging simulations. The characters and animations are rendered up as standard Flash®. Let me know of other tools. SimWriter. Screen Capture from SimWriter simulation creation software.

Using Captivate to Create Cool Text Animations

Integrated Learnings

is a well suited e-learning development tool for simulations and the tool I turn to first for Flash-based e-learning development. Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. I counted 85 different effects in Adobe Captivate 5.5. by Jonathan Shoaf.

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. Flash Player is not supported on mobile devices (iOS and Android).

7 Tips To Stay Ahead Of eLearning Trends And Adapt To Changes

InfoPro Learning

For example, Flash players used to be an essential ingredient for eLearning courses. Then the news broke that new mobile devices wouldn’t support Flash, and opted for HTML5-based apps instead. Hence, the shift from Flash to HTML5 began, and eLearning professionals who were paying attention got a head start. Gather feedback from the key players, including stakeholders, to determine what they’d like to see in future eLearning courses.

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June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player? Debates if Smokescreen, an open source project implemented in HTML5 and JavaScript, would effectively allow complex animations and interactions developed in Flash to work on Flash disabled mobile platforms.

Wednesday Webinar with Adobe

Kapp Notes

Dr. Kapp is a professor of instructional technology at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA and has worked with such organizations as Black and Decker, L’OREAL and Sovereign Bank as well as government agencies to help them create effective online instruction. You’ll need a computer with a browser, Adobe Flash player, and Internet connection.

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Advanced Actions / Learning interactions in Captivate 5 (Culminates in Soft Skills Sample)

Adobe Captivate

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. Customized Course Menu (apply effects). We had a great time at this week’s eSeminar, where the focus was on creating custom learning interactions using Adobe Captivate 5′s new Advanced Actions tools.

How will Flash’s demise affect your SCORM courses?

LearnUpon

Support for Adobe Flash Player ends in 2020. And as Flash has been integral to eLearning for over 20 years, it’s retirement will have a significant effect. Currently, you can export SCORM packages to Flash, HTML, or both.

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips

Upside Learning

The guidelines that apply for effective learning are really not much different but for the change in context. Related posts: The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology Skill-Pill: Just-in-Time Mobile Learning Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I

Upside Learning

To assist the development of applications, Apple has provided the user interface guidelines document which provides information about types of applications you can develop and user interface guidelines to make effective applications.

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. Developing effective e-learning solutions involves factoring in a lot of variables to arrive at a model that is best suited to your requirements. How is HTML5 better than Flash?

Video Format Comparison - Flash Video Format - WMV Format - Quicktime - Real

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked what video format to use and particularly about the differences between the Flash Video Format (FLV) and Windows Media - WMV Format. In The Rise of Flash Video - Tom Green tells us: This is not to say QuickTime and Windows Media are dead technologies. They aren't by a long shot, but when it comes to putting video on the web, the Flash Player has rapidly become the only game in town. Flash files are very consistent in their playback.

Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead. Google has already begun taking steps to remove Flash from their browser while the rest of the web settles in for the long goodbye. So, What Will Replace Flash?

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines – Part II

Upside Learning

Related posts: IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I How to Develop Cost Effective Game Applications for the iPhone This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

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. Why Convert Flash/SWF to HTML5? Converting Flash Courses vs Creating New e-Learning Ones.

Camtasia Training in Philadelphia

TechSmith Camtasia

Participants in the course will learn how to setup your screen recording for best results, edit your video and apply special effects, and produce to a shareable file format. Cursor Effects. Customizing your Flash player settings.

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. HTML5 is designed to run on any computer as well as mobile devices such as iPhones, Android devices, iPads, tablets, and smartphones, some of which cannot currently run Flash.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

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. Presently, the HTML5 vs Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner.

Camtasia Studio Training Hits the Road.

TechSmith Camtasia

In addition to recording your screen, you will learn how to effectively edit and produce your video. Customizing your Flash player settings. Calling all Camtasia Studio users! Ryan Eash, from TechSmith's User Assistance team, is hitting the road for the EDUCAUSE conference.

Why Use ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Adobe Flash Professional is undoubtedly the most popular tool for custom eLearning development. and is well backed by a great Flash developer community that has contributed in developing many open source frameworks/classes/APIs. Tools like Flash/Flex Builder built over Eclipse platform provide advance debugging features by adding breakpoints, step-in, step-over and other such features. New APIs and Frameworks – Adobe has developed many new capabilities in Flash Player, AS 3.0

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

That’s all fair, and we should seek to accommodate as many people as possible in our pursuit of effective training. And yet that’s effectively what is happening when we present text visually and then have someone say it at the same time.

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A Mixed Bag

Saffron Interactive

Unlike Adobe Flash, output in Articulate interactions have Flash content, and launch in Flash player, but this Flash content is self contained, and ‘invisible’ to the user. All you need to remember is that Flash player must be installed when running the course. Operating in the exact same way as PPT, changing text, player templates and colour schemes couldn’t be easier.

Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead. Google has already begun taking steps to remove Flash from their browser while the rest of the web settles in for the long goodbye. So, What Will Replace Flash?

Simulations - Considerations

eLearning Cyclops

If there is not a test system and you must capture screens in a live system, identify all the tasks you can or cannot do without adverse effects on the system or its data. What is their bandwidth, browser type, Flash player version, etc.? For example, some development software may require certain players or plug-ins your users do not currently have or they may have low bandwidth causing the very slow download of the Captivate sim you built, etc.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. What about Flash? A lot of eLearning content is at least partially Flash-based and famously mobile devices have shunned the playing of Flash content.