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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

6 Tips To Convert eLearning Courses From Flash To HTML5

EI Design

The trouble is that most tablets and phones don’t support Flash, which makes Flash-based eLearning content virtually obsolete. Luckily, HTML5 offers a versatile multi-platform alternative. Converting eLearning Courses From Flash To HTML5: 6 Tips For eLearning Professionals.

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. Older browsers may not support HTML5.

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?

Drawbacks of Flash: How Articulate Storyline Can Help

CommLab India

The trouble is that most Smartphones and tablet PCs do not support Flash , which makes Flash-based courses archaic. Today, let’s see how Articulate Storyline improves upon Flash and its drawbacks. The Include HTML5 option of Storyline helps learners view content on their mobiles.

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?

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.

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

The adaptability and flexibility of HTML5 can address learner requirements and industry experts’ needs at the same time. Flash is Fading Away. Two decades ago, e-learning developers used to develop courseware on the primary code base of JavaScript and action script in Adobe Flash.

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).

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.

A sign of the future: Adobe embracing HTML5

Aptara

A sign of the future: Adobe embracing HTML5. These businesses will instead have to gravitate toward technologies such as HTML5, which handily solve the problems of a fragmented mobile ecosystem and the overlap between the use cases for smartphones, tablets and notebook computers.

Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

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.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

Ability to add basic transitional effects – for those that want to use it . Another issue I have with many vendors who offer effects – again, I like that – is that they fail to mention. The total amount of time to save and publish video with effects is longer depending on the number of transitions and effects. Your CPU should at least have 4GB and a solid processor to handle the effects and transitions – especially if you have a lot of them.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. To that end came the development of HTML5 and responsive web content that adjusts to the screen size. What about Flash? Technology is full of promise.

Top 5 New Features Articulate Storyline 360

B Online Learning

Responsive Player for Mobile. When a course is published and then launched, the responsive player will detect that they’re using a mobile device and adjust to fit the screen size such as hiding sidebar menus and delivering mobile-friendly playback controls. Flash only.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

A multimedia authoring tool that goes beyond Flash and builds applications based on HTML5, Javascript, jQuery and CSS3 and works well on iOS and Android devices, and the latest HTML5-compatible browsers. Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS. Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5.

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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.

Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How they’re used is what makes them effective. Learnnovators: What changes/shifts do you foresee in the support for animations and complex simulations in this ‘No Flash’ age? Tom: HTML5 is all the rage. In addition, each browser is a bit different in how it supports HTML5 and there are hundreds of devices that may be used to access the content. Often they expect that what worked in Flash should work the same in HTML5 and that’s just not the case.

Creating Accessible eLearning with Articulate Storyline 360

B Online Learning

Storyline 360 supports WCAG in both HTML5 and Flash outputs, including screen reader support, full keyboard navigation, visible focus indicators (yellow box around objects when using the tab key) and more. Flash : JAWS 16 or later with Internet Explorer 11 or later.

4 Reasons to Convert Your Legacy E-Learning Courses Using Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

And this rapid expansion in the use of tablets PCs and other mobile devices to access learning content has pushed Adobe Flash into oblivion. Because most modern browsers – both desktop and mobile – don’t support Flash.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

By using a mobile device as a learning platform, one can leverage its unique features such as camera, audio/ video player & recorder, computing device, eBook reader, GPS, gaming compatibility etc. Q 3.Can you give advice on training people to use tablets effectively in the workplace?

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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.

Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline

G-Cube

The immense popularity and success of technology-aided learning has created the ever-increasing need to develop e-content that effectively engages the learner but all within the constraints of available timelines and budgets. The software can publish a course in Flash and HTML.

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.

5 myths about future-proofing your elearning

Sponge UK

Flash content will become impossible to access in the future. All HTML5 content is equal. Here are three cases where updates are required due to content or technology issues: Technology – Flash-based course with up-to-date content and learning design.

5 Types of Course Conversions You Can Do with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

From simple PowerPoint to e-learning conversions, to the complex Flash to HTML5 conversions, it can handle anything you throw at it. These bite-sized courses work effectively on iOS and Android devices. Convert Flash to HTML5.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 4

CommLab India

Brand New Responsive Player. The Articulate 360 component comes with a responsive Player that renders content dynamically, based on the size of the screen on which it is viewed. Excellent Support to HTML5. Furthermore, there is a facility to increase the Player size up to 200%.

Part III : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

The classroom experience was thought to be the only effective environment for skills training. Adobe Flash started as an internet player that eliminated browser incompatibilities and provided simple animation. Part 3 of Part 4.

Part III : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

The classroom experience was thought to be the only effective environment for skills training. Adobe Flash started as an internet player that eliminated browser incompatibilities and provided simple animation. Part 3 of Part 4.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 5: Presenter

CommLab India

In my earlier blogs, we looked at the easy authoring features of Storyline 360 and its ability to create good animations and facilitate effective learning interactions. Player font size can be increased by up to 200% to help learners who have ocular problems.