Ensuring An Effective Transition From Flash To HTML5

Wizcabin

Although the conversion of flash to HTML5 can take two different approaches, choosing one of them depends solely on the number of projects. In case you’re having a huge number of courses with inadequate skills, you should outsource for an effective transition from flash to HTML5. In this article, we’ll be exploring a few checklists that can guide you towards ensuring an effective transition from flash to HTML5.

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. While they both currently have their advantages and disadvantages, our hunch is that HTML5 holds the aces for future-proof e-learning. Let’s explore the advantages that an HTML5 build can offer your e-learning.

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Raptivity Essential : Now Build HTML5 and Flash Interactions Simultaneously

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

As Harbinger Knowledge Products unveils a brand new version of Raptivity Essential that lets you publish interactions in the HTML5 format in addition to Flash SWF format, I thought it would be interesting to talk to Shweta Kulkarni, who was involved deeply in the engineering of this product upgrade. What prompted you to go the HTML5 way? The entire Raptivity Himalaya library will be available in HTML5 format soon. We had coded these relatively effortlessly in Flash.

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. However, all that changed with the statement of one person – Steve Jobs, who declared in 2010 that iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system would not support the Flash Player. Apple’s products, the iPhone and the iPad, had (and continue to have) a large share of the mobile device market.

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I

Upside Learning

The iPhone’s revolutionary user interface has changed the way we look at mobile devices. The iPhone SDK let’s you create native applications for the device. Designing the User Interface of Your iPhone Application: Covers available components to develop IPhone application interfaces.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      If you attend our  Adobe Captivate Beginner class , you will learn how to publish projects as SWF (for desktop users) and HTML5 (for mobile users).  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 moves beyond the Flash era

Aptara

ELearning moves beyond the Flash era. However, these IT products are themselves changing and growing more effective. The transition to HTML5. While it was once the backbone of the Internet, Flash technology is now in decline.

HTML5 presents platform-spanning development option

Aptara

HTML5 presents platform-spanning development option. While HTML5 gained its cultural cachet as a mobile content standard, the highly touted substitute for Flash on Apple devices, its strength comes from the fact that it works across platforms, desktop, smartphone and tablet inclusive.

Flash currently optional, soon to be obsolete

Aptara

Flash currently optional, soon to be obsolete. One of the hallmarks of an overall push toward HTML5 has been the decline in the use of Flash to play online media. Individuals won't miss the Flash plugin the way they prize the sound of vinyl records.

When are System Simulations Appropriate?

Integrated Learnings

This is the most effective way to identify if the learner has truly learned to navigate the system. He knows that simulations have been effective at teaching the system to new hires, and he is asking for a simulation to describe the changes to the system. do they have Flash capability)? Captivate publishes simulations as Flash files as the default, so you need to ensure that the computers your audience uses includes the capability to play Flash files.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

These days, more and more technical communicators are being tasked with creating effective Help Systems for an audience that is more distracted and stressed out than ever before. When the topic is displayed in a web browser, mobile device (iPad, iPhone, etc) or HTML Help, the lesson will play (and remain interactive). When creating content within Adobe Captivate, avoid using Captivate features that are not supported by mobile devices (such as Flash animations or rollovers).

Optimizing Graphics for eLearning

SmartBuilder

For example, if I shoot the hospital background for the activity with my iPhone 5s (which I would not recommend, but it makes my point), the raw dimensions of the image are 3264 × 2448. The short answer is “faster updates and complete control in Flash and HTML5.”. Sometimes effects, like drop shadows, display differently between the authoring tool, Flash, and HTML5. Creating effects with graphics makes them look the same everywhere.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Another small trend is providing advanced admin capabilities in the form of admins who have CSS, Flash,PHP or other languages. That said, some big dogs have focused and thus created products geared towards the plus 1,000 or 5,000 employees that their solution does not offer the necessary features and capabilities to penetrate effectively into the market. The use of geolocation – available in HTML5. HTML5. How will you handle HTML5?

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

We talked about some of these tools in two of our previous blog posts, 5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads and Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions , but I have now put together a wider list of authoring tools that can both help you convert your legacy content and which can also be used to develop new, mEnabled content for delivery to iPads and tablets. Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS. Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5.

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7 Essentials of a Successful Mobile Learning Strategy

Obsidian Learning

Verify that your organization is HTML5- and mobile-ready?For Critical, basic questions to ask before you dive in: Can your LMS host and distribute HTML5 courses and content? Is your company’s standard browser HTML5 compatible? For example, Internet Explorer 8 does not fully support HTML5.). Do you have a lot of Flash content in your learning library? The visual simplicity that makes it effective on a phone is still impactful on a bigger screen.

5 Features of a Responsive Design eLearning Authoring Tool

gomo learning

This could be an iPhone or Android smartphone, a tablet, laptop or desktop device. Responsive design is supported ‘behind the scenes’ by HTML5, the code used to design web pages. 2) Responsive Design is Supported by HTML5. HTML5 is essentially responsible for the way a page runs.

All hail the electronic calf

E-Learning Provocateur

Don’t believe the hype - The ultra effective marketing campaign by the Apple folks would have you believe that the iPhone is the most popular smartphone in the world. If you were to develop an e-learning solution specifically for the iPhone then, you might find that you have left most of your target audience out in the cold. Just ask the Flash designers!)

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Rich content being viewed on mobile devices

Aptara

On seeing how effective content is at attracting consumer attention, businesses all began to use this as a promotional tactic. It may pay to remember that Flash is essentially a dead format where mobile devices are concerned. Rich content being viewed on mobile devices.

Walking down the Interactive Learning Path with Raptivity

Raptivity

Raptivity addresses the single most important goal of teachers, trainers and instructors – engaging the learners for effective education. A sophisticated WYSWIG editor , with single click Flash and HTML5 previews, is included for customization of interactions. All Raptivity interactions can be played on all kinds of mobile devices such as iPad, iPhone and other smart phones.

The Simplest Way to Create e-Learning Content for the iPad

Trivantis

Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. You’ll find tips and answers to all your questions for developing effective iPad content including: Page sizing. Flash and interactivity. Did You Know Lectora is the ONLY Major HTML5 Authoring Tool? View High Quality Flash Animations on iPhones and iPads. Lectora: ONLY HTML5 Authoring Tool. Tips for Rapid Flash Creation. Forum.

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10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

mLearning Revolution

The Mobile Effect. I was thinking about how my own experience with mobile since my first iPhone and later the iPad and all the other devices I’ve owned since, have impacted me in a big way. ” Lesson 7: Avoid thinking Desktop-first and Mobile-second — The problem I see with this backward way of thinking is that we will end up adopting HTML5 conversion tools , that promise to simply ’ shrink ‘ our eLearning in order to make it available on the iPad.

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Too Little Time to Develop E-learning? Go for Rapid Development!

CommLab India

How can rapid e-learning help me deliver more effective online learning for less?” . Rapid development tools and their ease of use mean your internal staff can update content quickly and cost-effectively, without having to go back to the vendor. . Allows you to publish course output in HTML5 format with the click of a button. This output is compatible with iPads, iPhones, and Android devices, solving the problem of delivering courses to “multi-device” learners.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

elearning animgallery - from e-doceo, provides a simple version but also offer more robust features including avatars, adjustment parameters, functions interpolation movements, the effects of camera to give depth, movement of avatars, plus it comes with 5,000 media objects including flash animations, videos isolated, sounds, voice-overs, illustrations (2D and 3D), characters, mascots, interiors and exteriors, objects. documentary maker and iPhone/iPad/iPod touch developer kit.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

Sure, companies may still provided workers with an old BlackBerry (on a 2-year contract), but increasingly more people will opt to use their own iPhones/iPads or Android handsets or tablets once their devices can be secured and supported within their organizations. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Several more of the Tier 2/Tier 3 LMS vendors also “tossed their hat in the ring” (or towards it anyway) announcing some way of publishing content so it could appear via a mobile browser on the iPhones , iPads and Android device trying to capture a few of their most “loyal fans” in learning land.

How to Make BYOD Work

CLO Magazine

Even though most of them have a personal mobile device, Sue Puhlhorn, the company’s senior director of learning and organizational effectiveness, said those hourly employees need to learn on site when time can be scheduled. “When the iPhone first came out, Flash vendors got nervous, but once the iPhone had that huge adoption curve, especially in corporations, there was no question. Flash wasn’t going to do it for you.”

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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.

Mobile learning - where's it really at? The debate!

Unicorn Training

RH: A lot of existing content that’s already out there is very detailed and complicated with Flash etc, which makes conversion difficult, so it’s often better to start again. Tablets present a different medium, and different opportunities, to iPhones and smart phones. To develop and deliver the same learning for multiple platforms – laptops, iPhones, iPad, Android, other tablets and smart phones – would be very expensive. How does mobile effect eLearning design?

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

I agree the HTML5 tools used for mobile development are improving with each and every quarter but it will take a year or more for these capabilities to begin to match the native experience. 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.

Growth Accelerates CellCast Solution Innovations

mLearning Trends

CellCast can deliver 18 different kinds of mobile learning content ensuring there are reliable and cost effective ways to reach virtually everyone in an organization's extended ecosystem in one way or another (likely several) from just one integrated platform. Its simply fascinating to witness a SCORM package built for the desktop/online delivery running on a BlackBerry, iPhone, Android or Windows Mobile device even while on an airplane or out of wireless coverage areas.

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

Is iPhone screen too small for eLeraning? A lot of tools now converting Flash to HTML5 - big growth area for tools. 3) HTML5 v Flash Some browsers (below IE9) don't work with HTML5. Still have clients request stuff in Flash, guiding them away from it. Using Javascript and tween libraries as alternatives to HTML5 Value of Adobe Edge to change Flash-based projects? But not everything works on HTML5.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Flash will still have an impact (at least in the area of mobile learning). This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. It's been fun working with them and has definitely added a new spark. I'm hoping that others will join the effort.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

These 12 Tutorials Teach You How to Build an Interactive E-Learning Course - Rapid eLearning Blog , May 4, 2010 It’s a fact that you CAN build effective elearning with rapid elearning tools. Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash - eLearning Technology , May 6, 2010 Earlier this year I questioned why there was Still No Flash on the iPhone and iPad. It’s become quite clear that Apple (Steve Jobs) is going to block putting Flash on these platforms.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Top five tips for creating effective interactions - Spicy Learning , June 14, 2010 Interactions pose a dilemma to all instructional designers. While they can be fun, visually exciting and effective, they can also require a lot of development and be difficult to create. It’s worth taking the time to get your approach to interactions right because they’re key to making e-learning effective. iPhone (41). IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I , June 24, 2010.

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