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.

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

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.

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).  Of course, SWFs have a problem. SWF and HTML5 versions.

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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. What will you have to do to avoid problems in the future? Some authoring tool effects do not work with HTML.

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.

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" >.

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.

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.

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? In fact, Flash will be outdated next year (2020) and no longer be supported on most web browsers and so it is advisable to avoid course output in this format. Overview.

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. Prior to publishing a lesson, choose Project > HTML5 Tracker to open the HTML5 Tracker (shown below).

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.

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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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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? Photo by Stephen Petrey on Unsplash.

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. companies implemented HTML5 on their corporate websites. Device agnostic approach to design is helping solve this problem.

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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.

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.

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. YouTube also had the effect of lowering audience expectations for production value. Part 2 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.

9 Must-Read Articles About BYOD in eLearning

TalentLMS

If you want your BYOD learning to be effective, you have to design for the mobile device. Why Move eLearning from Flash to HTML5? When we’re in the topic of design, here is an article showing some reasons why eLearning should be moved from Flash to HTML5.

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.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

The approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize content. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem solving conducted in small groups. HTML5 enables video and audio content to render directly in the browser.

Top Tips to Design, Develop and Deliver e-Learning Content!

Hurix Digital

5 Effective Ways to Deliver e-Learning Content. One of the best custom e-Learning delivery methods, videos are extremely engaging as well as effective in explaining a topic quickly and concisely. Related: Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5.

Utilize the Full Potential of Videos for Online Safety Training

CommLab India

If you want to convey the need and importance of safety effectively, developing safety training videos is your best bet. They deliver your training effectively with the intended seriousness and urgency. Communicate the message effectively.

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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).

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. Professional Presenter X – comes with sim tool, assessment, capture tool, documents to flash tool, etc. Output to HTML5.

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. Welcome to the seventh post of the series.

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. .