An Overview of HTML5

Integrated Learnings

Apple's recent refusal to support Flash is the latest of many headaches web developers have had to endure as the web has matured but standards have been slow to respond. I mentioned this to a Flash developer at lunch today and I could see the frustration in his eyes wondering how he's going to meet the needs of his customers who use iPads. Standardizing these headaches so that web development is more consistant across all web-based devices is the goal of HTML5.

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

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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.

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. In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to help you convert your eLearning course from Flash to HMTL5 to optimize the mobile learning experience of your audience. Converting eLearning Courses From Flash To HTML5: 6 Tips For eLearning Professionals.

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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HTML5 and Flash: Two Ways to Create Interactivity in Mobile Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Most e-learning developers assume the availability of the free Flash plug-in on the learner's browser. Some mobile devices may support Flash, others don't. The Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod are examples where your Flash elements simply won't work. Apple proposes that you use HTML5 instead, to build rich interfaces. In another post on HTML5 , I talk about its impact on web interactivity.

Old project(published as SWF in CP6), not working when republished for HTML5 in CP2017

Adobe Captivate

But as HTML5 is now growing as default standard, I just republished my old Captivate projects in HTML5, but it is not giving any output in HTML5. It gives problem the moment I add Random Question slide(from Q. I checked compatibility using HTML5 Tracker. Also checked for any transient effect and similar SWF component…. Even I Enabled Flash Extension in Web Browser(so that in case, there is some Flash component then also it work.)

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. Unless you use a third party extension to address the problem. The more feature-packed the deck, the more difficult to export your content as video, Flash or HTML5.

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.

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?) If someone else needed to edit the module, but didn’t have the source file, that was a problem.

Legacy eLearning

CourseArc

For example, Adobe Flash , which was once popular for eLearning content, is now incompatible with most mobile devices, including Android and iOS. Even desktop browsers such as Firefox block Flash content by default and users may struggle to keep Flash up to date. Legacy development tools have been criticized for many reasons, but the following two problems remain the most prominent ones.

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. And with many an organization willing to bet their money on BYOD (Bring Your On Device), it’s safe to say Flash is no longer preferred. And Articulate Storyline is one of the best tools for the conversion of Flash-based courses.

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. T-Mobile has equal problems, as does Sprint. HTML5.

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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 creating content within Adobe Captivate, avoid using Captivate features that are not supported by mobile devices (such as Flash animations or rollovers). Prior to publishing a lesson, choose Project > HTML5 Tracker to open the HTML5 Tracker (shown below). by Kevin Siegel.

Creating Value in e-Learning Part 1: The Problem

Trivantis

Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Creating Value in e-Learning Part 1: The Problem. The Problem: Here are three commonly held assumptions about online courseware: 1. In transitioning from classroom learning to web based training , we may have forgotten the first two tenets of effective teaching: “observe the student” and “evaluate the experience.”. The Problem" data-via="Lectora" >.

Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

Which video elements will help you effectively narrate the story – audio/simulations/animations/graphics? Flash (SWF files) created a revolution when it was first introduced in the use of graphics and interactive elements; however, it suffered a setback thanks to current trends in eLearning systems and gradually lost relevance. Now it may be that you already have some online courses in Flash. Related: Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5.

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.

Corporate Training & Development Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

Kitaboo

Simulations and role play are prime examples of experiential learning, where employees have to work upon hypothetical yet real-world scenarios and come up with a logical solution to mitigate problems. HTML5 Replaces Flash. The end of Flash had been announced quite some time back, so this must not come as a surprise. Since Adobe decided to put an end to Flash, HTML5 has taken over its place.

Questions about Instructional Design Careers

Experiencing eLearning

If you start from a business problem, you should be able to show the results of training—increased sales, fewer errors, etc. Some organizations do evaluate at all four of Kirkpatrick’s levels, and the Success Case Method is another good strategy for evaluating training effectiveness. A: I wouldn’t learn Flash right now. The learning curve is too steep, and within a few years I think most work will be in HTML5. Most Flash e-learning now is done with rapid tools anyway.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

The shift from Flash to HTML5. For years, Flash has ruled mobile content delivery arena. But it’s high time that content designers shunned the legacy approach and embraced HTML5 – the smarter and faster way to render engaging content such as animations and videos to a whole range of mobile devices. companies implemented HTML5 on their corporate websites. Device agnostic approach to design is helping solve this problem.

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Designing Intelligent eLearning

Origin Learning

In this blog post, we list down the best practices that we have adopted in creating effective and engaging eLearning solutions. HTML5 is the buzzword and Flash has steadily been phased out.

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. Effective integration with Articulate Review, enabling you to get in-context feedback from stakeholders and subject matter experts. HTML5 gestures such as swiping, dragging, and pinch-to-zoom are well-supported, and this goes a long way in facilitating effective learning on mobile devices.

4 Pragmatic Strategies L&D Teams Must Use to Train Remote Workers with Limited Training Budgets

EI Design

3-Step Action Plan to Implement an Incredibly Effective Corporate Training Program for Virtual Teams. In my subsequent article – 8 Best Practices Business Leaders Can Adopt to Lead Through Business Disruption During COVID-19, I had outlined that in this crisis, how L&D teams can contribute effectively to the business by helping employees and leaders handle the changed dynamics. Instead, it should be on the quality and effectiveness of the training. Introduction.

How to Pick the Best Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-Learning Courses

CommLab India

A legacy e-learning course refers to an online course developed using Flash, Dreamweaver, XML/HTML, JavaScript or earlier versions of rapid authoring tools. Converting a legacy course to the latest HTML5 can be a tricky process. In order to develop Flash-like interactivities, ensure the tool has the capability to develop attractive assessments, scenarios, and games. Most authoring tools in the market support responsive or HTML5 features.

5 Must-Adopt Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training

EI Design

Mobile learning facilitates access to learning exactly at the “moment of need” Mobile learning can be used as effectively for formal, structured training as well as for performance support intervention (featuring Performance Support Tools or just-in-time learning aids).

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

CraneMorley

Tactical: Flash to HTML5 conversion – turning lemons into lemon aid. Flash to HTML5 conversion – turning lemons into lemon aid. If you have a legacy curriculum of Flash eLearning courses, you already know that soon, most internet browsers will no longer support the Flash player. YouTube also had the effect of lowering audience expectations for production value. Part 2 of Part 4.

Go Mobile?

CLO Magazine

But while many organizations have used the method effectively, it is not always the best choice. But just because millions of people use tablets and smartphones in their personal lives doesn’t mean all types of workplace learning can adapt to the medium effectively. “But so much e-learning is done with Flash, and that creates a problem on mobile devices. Mobile learning is often viewed as the next big thing in learning delivery.

7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

mLearning Revolution

Articulate knows this and I like the way they approached solving this problem in Storyline. One of the secrets to making eLearning effective is to include just the right amount of interactions in order to keep the learner engaged, and Storyline makes build interactions, even complex ones a breeze. HTML5, Flash and Mobile Learning. First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. Flash course development toolkit - provides the source code, features include ability to load your movies, creates a table of contents and provides complete navigation control. Professional Presenter X – comes with sim tool, assessment, capture tool, documents to flash tool, etc. Output to HTML5.

Developing a mobile content strategy for corporate training

Aptara

Among some of the top reasons cited for this increase is that is often more affordable, accessible and effective than its traditional counterparts. . At the core of any successful, innovative and agile mobile content strategy is HTML5.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

Just in case you are delivering web-based learning, poor network connectivity can pose some problem. Q 3.Can you give advice on training people to use tablets effectively in the workplace? But we differentiate primarily because of the OS and Flash compatibility. A: Heavy graphics don’t pose too much of a problem in HTML5. Can we publish HTML5 from Lectora? It is, in fact, one of the major HTML5 authoring tools.

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What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 7: Engage 360

CommLab India

Effective integration with Articulate Review, enabling you to get feedback from stakeholders and subject matter experts. Flash objects and interactivities in the SWF format can be inserted. Quizzes can be published to Flash, HTML5, and Articulate Player, a native mobile app available in iOS and Android flavors. You can render double-byte character sets (DBCS), used in languages such as Chinese, Japanese and Korean, without any problems.

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.

New skills for the learning professional in changing times #chat2lrn

Jane Hart

C4LPT : #chat2lrn As it is more and more pple are bypassing L&D and solving their own problems, cos they CAN and because it’s easier/quicker. C4LPT : #chat2lrn Actually I think teacher-led training can be very effective, what I don’t like is mindless and pointless elearning. C4LPT : RT Dave_Ferguson @C4LPT Add to that mindless Here’s Flash! Here’s HTML5! Yesterday’s live Twitter chat #chat2lrn was about New skills for changing times.

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