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.

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. The latest version of ActionScript- ActionScript 3.0 [AS It has many new APIs and better performance which were not available in the previous versions of ActionScript [AS 1.0 & AS 2.0] and is well backed by a great Flash developer community that has contributed in developing many open source frameworks/classes/APIs. player which is not the case otherwise.

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.

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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eLearning Development: What’s new in Flash CS4?

Upside Learning

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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Two Software Tools for Creating Simulations

Kapp Notes

Here are two tools that can be used for creating effective and engaging simulations. It is now on version 3.0 The characters and animations are rendered up as standard Flash®. Let me know of other tools. SimWriter. Screen Capture from SimWriter simulation creation software.

June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

This post lists 10 useful (need to have) features in a mobile version of an LMS (segregated into Learner and Administrator functions). Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player?

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.

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.

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?

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.

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?

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. The troubled history of Flash.

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.

Two weeks with Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

The existing functionality for multiple decisions in former versions has been preserved: adding decisions, moving decisions, duplicating decisions. Just one pretty easy example: create a countdown animation by combining a counter variable, a while loop, an effect and that Delay command.

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.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). One of the other major advantages of Flash is that is supports close designer-developer collaboration.

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.

Multitrack audio and creating MP3 podcast files: Podcasting for E-Learning

The E-Learning Curve

The demo is about seven minutes in duration, and requires Flash Player version 7 or better. An MP3-formatted version of your project file is rendered according to the settings entered in the Preferences tab.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). One of the other major advantages of Flash is that is supports close designer-developer collaboration.

Demonstration: Editing an Audio File. Podcasting for E-Learning

The E-Learning Curve

The demo is about six minutes in duration, and requires Flash Player version 7 or better. Next I described how the sound file was to be “cleaned up” by ensuring the file was: Topped & tailed Normalized NRed EQed Saved as an "_edit" version.

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Reflections on Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

In previous versions this dialog box had only 3 items. The existing functionality for multiple decisions in former versions has been preserved: adding decisions, moving decisions, duplicating decisions. You can download the published HTML5 version from this link. Intro.

Two weeks with Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

The existing functionality for multiple decisions in former versions has been preserved: adding decisions, moving decisions, duplicating decisions. Just one pretty easy example: create a countdown animation by combining a counter variable, a while loop, an effect and that Delay command.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). One of the other major advantages of Flash is that is supports close designer-developer collaboration.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

or “Wait until you see the next version!”). lack of Flash support). True, accessing mobile learning content via a device’s embedded web browser is an effective and useful delivery modality but the experience is generally watered down to what works at the lowest common denominator level.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Flash Falters, HTML5 & ePUBs Gain in Popularity. Adobe’s move to stop developing Flash Player plug-ins for mobile web browsers set a BIG BALL in motion that quelled the desire for many Instructional Designers to use pure Flash or popular rapid development tools outputting Flash-based content as their unified content delivery strategy.

How to Do E-Learning and M-Learning Solutions Right

Innovative Learning Group

Some of the most effective and efficient e-learning solutions I’ve seen use a mix of authoring tools where programmers with extensive technical experience focus on the core functionality using one authoring tool, and individual pages are developed quickly using another authoring tool that requires a less extensive skill set. Of course, you can’t predict every change that might happen, but it’s a good idea to check on beta versions of future browsers and plug?ins

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

Prediction #4 - Flash Falters, HTML5 and ePUBs Gain in Popularity. Part of this shift was driven by the fact that Flash-based content actually didn’t perform/behave well on most Flash-enabled handsets and tablets especially when the content was local rather than on a server.