Flex to HTML5 Migration: A Quick Guide

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe announced that it would end support for its Flash plug-ins by 2020. This was followed up by announcements from Microsoft and Google, declaring that the plug-in will be disabled by the end of the year. Flex to HTML5 Migration Assessment.

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. Kris Castiaux, a Senior Instructional Designer on ePath Learning’s Pro Services team , has over 20 years of experience building engaging and effective custom courseware solutions. Why is Flash going away? Most web browsers are already phasing out support for Flash.

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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. Flash will be allowed to die in 2020 as Adobe ceases to support the standard. Extensive use of Flash makes this development a concern for those of us working in the eLearning industry. The troubled history of Flash.

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. The published archive included at least three zero day exploits for Adobe Flash, and one for Microsoft Internet Explorer. Now these effective and proven exploits were available to any active cybercriminal.

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Content Needs to Be on HTML5

Inkling

Within the last year, we’ve seen the biggest players moving towards HTML5 to provide rich, cross-platform web applications – Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and YouTube just to name a few. The snowball effect continuous as enterprise companies move away from Flash. HTML5 allows video, audio and other multimedia files to be played using your web browser without needing to install plugins.

Mobile browsers increasing HTML5 compatibility

Aptara

Mobile browsers increasing HTML5 compatibility. Recent trends in the business technology world have pointed to the greater importance of platform-agnostic development using languages such as HTML5. Mobile devices work with HTML5. The HTML5 market.

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).

Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

It comes right off the shelf as a complete authoring solution for most purposes, and many features are identical to other Microsoft Office products, so the learning curve is relatively low. PowerPoint is a highly sophisticated tool with an array of animations and effects, but all the bells and whistles are not much use outside their own environment. Import your deck into another format, try sharing online – and the effects you sweated over three nights in a row are gone.

Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For instance, if the script has you recording a 3-minute process in Microsoft Word, it should only take 3-minutes to record the process. Use Microsoft PowerPoint. If creating a Soft Skills lesson, create the bulk of the content in Microsoft PowerPoint. If you add interactivity (Flash hotspots) to a Camtasia project, you will need to post the lesson to a server to test the interactivity. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Camtasia Captivate eLearning HTML5 Storylin

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

So, simplicity was there for the author, but at the cost of effective learner engagement. To combat “boring” eLearning experiences, programs like Adobe Flash and Director came on the scene with an animated bang (anyone else remember the bird crash vector animation from the early Flash demos?) To accommodate mobile learning, Direct-to-WEB detects the user’s browser or device and automatically delivers either Flash or an HTML5 version of the module.

Convert PPT to SCORM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

PowerPoint is a widely accepted format for presentations from Microsoft. Keeps everything including effects, fonts, and embedded videos exactly the same as in the original PowerPoint file. Select the file format ( Flash or HTML5 ), check the generate SCORM 1.2

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Convert PPT to SCROM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

PowerPoint is a widely accepted format for presentations from Microsoft. Keeps everything including effects, fonts, and embedded videos exactly the same as in the original PowerPoint file. Select the file format ( Flash or HTML5 ), check the generate SCORM 1.2

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The Online Learning Jargon Buster

Learning Pool

Adapt Builder is an authoring tool that allows you to create fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning courses that display effectively on tablet devices and smartphones (as well as PCs and laptops). Flash.

3 Best Tools to Develop Web-based Training (WBT) Courses

CommLab India

Storyline is widely used to convert Flash-based e-learning content, which cannot be accssed on most Smartphones and tablet PCs, into the mobile-compatible HTML5 format. The software can be used to retain most effects of Flash. The online course development tool has a PowerPoint-like interface , and anyone familiar with the application from Microsoft can use it effortlessly. How can you develop a good web-based training (WBT) material?

Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2

eFront

Courses were prepared using software products that were almost all based, to a greater or lesser degree on the Microsoft PowerPoint model of slides, templates and bullet points. All that designers had to do was to provide a nice looking screen layout and graphics, add a few animations and activities and publish the course, which really meant exporting the lot to Flash. The first and most important thing of course is to publish courses to HTML5 rather than Flash wherever possible.

How to Distribute eBooks on Online Platforms

Kitaboo

There are many different types of formats available for delivering digital content: 1) FLASH: Most digital magazines were originally created in this format; however, it soon fell out of favour due to several security concerns and the fact that many browsers disabled Flash content, thus restricting its usage. Adobe plans to end support for Flash by the end of 2020. DOC,DOCX: Microsoft Word’s proprietary format is widely used for documents in older versions of Word.

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Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Samsung Galaxy S is expected to be the first real challenger to the iPad, it runs on Android OS, offers Flash 10.1 and HTML5. Again, the iPad runs with HTML5, not Flash nor Java. True, the other tablets and Samsung offer Flash 10.1 and Java, but they offer HTML5 too. However, if you tested them in Avant, an alternative browser used by many people, they were not – yet Avant used Flash and Java. Same issue occurred with Opera – used Flash and Java.

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? What is the Best eLearning Authoring Software?

Pinlearn

Video processing: Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, Power Director, Adobe after Effects, Pinnacle Studio etc. HTML/CSS/XML editor: WYSIWYG, Notepad ++, Sublime Text, Adobe Dreamweaver CC, Eclipse, NetBeans, Microsoft Visual Studio Community etc. Afterwards, also bring it to your notice that there are many software solutions and tools that can be considered as authoring tools, for example, Flash, MS Word, and PowerPoint.

Evaluating 3 Useful Tools that Support E-learning Development

CommLab India

Adobe Presenter is an e-learning software application developed by Adobe Systems and available as a Microsoft PowerPoint plug-in. It helps you transform PowerPoint presentations into interactive e-learning materials by adding quizzes, scenarios, interactivities, and publishing to the HTML5 format for seamless access on desktops and mobile devices. For organizations with in-house corporate training professionals, Adobe Presenter is a cost-effective solution.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Inconsistent fonts look unprofessional and imply the author’s negligence – an effect you definitely want to avoid. Do you need extra effects? For some reasonable cutting, joining and tweaking, feel free to try Microsoft Movie Maker, Apple iMovie, Avidemux or any other tools with similar functionality. As for recording a video lecture, the first thing that comes to mind is Microsoft Office Mix. Be careful with Flash – you may get in real trouble on Apple gadgets.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

I will agree that accessing mobile learning content via a device’s embedded web browser can be an effective and useful delivery modality (and is improving every year) but the overall experience is generally watered down and less effective and engaging. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time.

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.

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

mLearning Revolution

The Mobile Effect. ” 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. I love Mobile and everything that it represents.

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Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

You’ll recognize how easy it is to integrate a chatbot with what you’re already using: Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Trivantis Lectora and Microsoft PowerPoint. Creating an effective learning environment using technology. Wednesday, October 15, 2019, 10AM – 11AM PT: Flash Is Going Away. Adobe will sunset Flash in 2020, and organizations are now faced with a set of course content challenges they hadn’t planned for.

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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.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

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. The arrival of Adobe's Flash Player v10.1

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1

eLearning Cyclops

Johns Hopkins HealthCare began transitioning staff to Microsoft Office 2010 applications in February 2010. Adobe Flash, Adobe Captivate, Articulate Presenter, Articulate Quizmaker, Microsoft Office 2010. One of my most valuable insights was that the use of whimsical characters was an effective way to market the course, and increased recognition and participation in the project. See What Adobe has Been Doing With HTML5. eLearning Cyclops.

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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25 eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

We find Elucidat particularly strong at creating responsive online and mobile course content that’s compatible with HTML5. Why it’s a great eLearning tool: We think about the decline of Flash and the rise of HTML5 a lot at LearnUpon. Once you import PowerPoint content to Storyline , the effects you add will help to ensure that a learner has absorbed important information before progressing. Tool: Microsoft Office Suite.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

As an example, HTML5 was added to most development tools only after it was clear that Flash was on its way out and as it became evident that more people were browsing the web on their mobile devices than on their desktop computers. While you can write a business report in both Notepad and in Microsoft Word, clearly Word will match your needs as they grow much more so than Notepad will. Problems include smaller screens, no roll-over interactions, and no Flash animations.

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

As an example, HTML5 was added to most development tools only after it was clear that Flash was on its way out and as it became evident that more people were browsing the web on their mobile devices than on their desktop computers. While you can write a business report in both Notepad and in Microsoft Word, clearly Word will match your needs as they grow much more so than Notepad will. Problems include smaller screens, no roll-over interactions, and no Flash animations.

25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

We find Elucidat particularly strong at creating responsive online and mobile course content that’s compatible with HTML5. Why it’s great for eLearning: We think about the decline of Flash and the rise of HTML5 a lot at LearnUpon. Once you import PowerPoint content to Storyline, the effects you add will help to ensure that a learner has absorbed important information before progressing. This one specializes in adding engaging elements that work with Flash.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Principles for Designing 3D Learning Environments - Kapp Notes , November 19, 2010In yesterday’s Train for Success in-world seminar, I was asked about the principles for effective design for 3D learning experiences, here is the list of principles that can be applied to make a 3D Learning Environment (3DLE) successful. Principles for Effectively Designing a 3D Learning Environment. The New Features in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Effectiveness (121).

ARTICULATE NON EST REX – 3 REASONS HIGHER ORDER LEARNING IS BEYOND THE MOAT

Wonderful Brain

From my vantage point, training managers effective at face-to-face instruction believed they knew how to translate that form into online instruction. At one point I ordered up a truly engaging interactive and the developer with whom I worked finally resorted to a mash up of Flash squeezed into an Articulate shell to create the most creative piece to come out of the that shop. Plus it migrates to either Flash or HTML5.

Top 10 Best Online Tutoring Software in 2020

Pinlearn

There is a massive collection of effects for videos as well as audio. You can select from a huge catalog of transitions and title effects. The latest version of the software is well equipped with professional video editing features such as Candid Moments to trim best still images from a video clip; Smart Trims; freeze-frame; motion titles; bounce-back effect; Animated Social Post; and GIF creation. Adobe Captivate can create both legacy flash-based and HTML 5 course designs.

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. Flash (59). What I Would Like to Say About HTML5 and Flash , June 26, 2010.

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Top 10 Online Tutoring Software in 2019

Pinlearn

There is a massive collection of effects for videos as well as audio. You can select from a huge catalog of transitions and title effects. The latest version of the software is well equipped with professional video editing features such as Candid Moments to trim best still images from a video clip; Smart Trims; freeze-frame; motion titles; bounce-back effect; Animated Social Post; and GIF creation. Adobe Captivate can create both legacy flash-based and HTML 5 course designs.