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. There are numerous benefits attached to outsourcing your projects to the right vendor. Audit your flash courses.

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. Apart from Flash-based websites, another area that has been facing the implication is online training. Bring All the Source Files of Flash-Based Courses Together. HTML5: What’s in it for E-learning.

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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.

How to Reduce Flash-to-HTML5 Conversion Costs

42 Design Square

How much do you have to spend to convert your flash-based courses converted to HTML5? The answer depends on your existing courseware and what you expect your HTML5 courseware to do. 1) REUSING THE INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN: If you don’t see any improvement or new requirement other than HTML5, your instructional design costs will almost be NIL. A bit of creative instructional design can help you use the same audio in your new HTML5 version.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

It was within these comments, that afterwords, I decided to expand a bit plus identify other areas that I see, LMS vendors must explore – which they have not yet done so, to re-energize themselves. Thus, the LMS vendors are creating a Bogeyman – their own bogeyman, and it does not have to be that way. Far too many LMS vendors are stuck in a rut. Oh, excuse me – social networking to most of the vendors who spin it under the guise of social learning.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

It was within these comments, that afterwords, I decided to expand a bit plus identify other areas that I see, LMS vendors must explore – which they have not yet done so, to re-energize themselves. Thus, the LMS vendors are creating a Bogeyman – their own bogeyman, and it does not have to be that way. Far too many LMS vendors are stuck in a rut. Oh, excuse me – social networking to most of the vendors who spin it under the guise of social learning.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

The trends apply to both LMS/LCMS vendors. Extended Enterprise - Vendors are expanding into the wholesaler/reseller/affiliates/sales agent sector with their solutions. The note of interest is that it is occurring with all size of vendors, albeit the charge is being led by mid size vendors. Not all of the big dog vendors have entered this space, despite it being a huge revenue opportunity. and European vendors interestingly enough, do not follow suit.

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Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How they’re used is what makes them effective. I’m sure that there will be some vendors who’ll sell “gamification” as a feature. Tom: Most vendors have embraced accessible development. 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. Often they expect that what worked in Flash should work the same in HTML5 and that’s just not the case.

TOM KUHLMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

How they’re used is what makes them effective. I’m sure that there will be some vendors who’ll sell “gamification” as a feature. Tom: Most vendors have embraced accessible development. 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. Often they expect that what worked in Flash should work the same in HTML5 and that’s just not the case.

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. LMS Vendors and Tablets Update. 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. But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading, especially with smartphones.

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. Embed audio, images and Flash objects. Output to HTML5.

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

billion dollars (USD) by 2015 and an increase in competition in the space, it is time for vendors to act. Interestingly, a large portion of LMS vendors have not optimized their products for the iPad/ iPad2 and with the exception of two content authoring tools, HTML5 capabilities, specifically the ability to output a course in HTML5 does not yet exist. Editing/Adding Effects/Manipulating. Isn’t it finally time for the vendors to listen?

7 Tips To Stay Ahead Of eLearning Trends And Adapt To Changes

InfoPro Learning

For example, Flash players used to be an essential ingredient for eLearning courses. Then the news broke that new mobile devices wouldn’t support Flash, and opted for HTML5-based apps instead. Hence, the shift from Flash to HTML5 began, and eLearning professionals who were paying attention got a head start. Follow The Top eLearning Vendors And Service Providers. For example, a vendor is promoting a new tool that supports VR/AR applications.

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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. Most of these tools force developers to be dependent on a specific vendor or program.

7 Tips To Stay Ahead Of eLearning Trends And Adapt To Changes

InfoPro Learning

For example, Flash players used to be an essential ingredient for eLearning courses. Then the news broke that new mobile devices wouldn’t support Flash, and opted for HTML5-based apps instead. Hence, the shift from Flash to HTML5 began, and eLearning professionals who were paying attention got a head start. Follow The Top eLearning Vendors And Service Providers. For example, a vendor is promoting a new tool that supports VR/AR applications.

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The Content Conversion Cause - Abhijit Kadle

Aptara

Since the advent of e-learning, Macromedia products were popular, and enormous quantities of content were generated using platforms like Director and Flash. Director died alongside CD-ROMs, taking Shockwave with it, but Flash hung around. . As long as there was a need for animation, interaction, and engagement to be delivered over the web, Flash survived, mainly because authoring platforms meant for e-learning couldn’t provide the required sophistication. Flash to HTML5.

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.

Corporate Training & Development Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

Kitaboo

A vendor who specializes in developing mobile applications can help in designing an app that suits your business type and employee requirements. 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. HTML5 is more advanced and better equipped at supporting various multimedia elements.

Different Ways Of Leveraging SCORM Cloud In e-learning

Wizcabin

Four Ways To Use SCORM Cloud To Deliver Effectiveness Of Training. Utilize For Flash to HTML5 e-learning Conversion. It’s no more news that flash is going to be dead come 2020. So, instructors should start thinking about converting their flash-based courses to HTML5 courses. For organizations with many legacy flash-based courses, there’s a need for them to give out the conversion projects to vendors.

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Do You Evaluate Your Training?

Enyota Learning

If no, it’s time you assess your training to get concrete data around areas of improvement, training limitations, and its direct effect on performance engagement. Why do you want to measure the effectiveness of your training? Also, try not to build training using dying technologies like Flash. Convert your courses built in Flash or using Flash components to HTML5 and give your learners an optimum learning experience.

10 LMS features that you should in an eLearning platform

Pinlearn

If not, just skip and look at some other vendor. A UI designed on HTML5 is always mobile responsive. Check the demo on different devices to see how they have implemented the HTML5. For example, you should prefer an HTML5 video instead of the flash format. Many platforms do not support Flash. LMS vendors keep some advanced features as paid Add-ons. Learning is effective when it is fun. Nor was the admin-to-LMS vendor tech support.

5 Ways to Share Your PowerPoint Presentation Online

DigitalChalk eLearning

Is there a more effective way to share a presentation? A word of caution: depending on the service, you may lose animations and effects. Convert your file to HTML5 or Flash. You can also convert your file to a more flexible format such as HTML5 or Flash. HTML5+Flash can also be downloaded on all devices and in all browsers. iSpring is an international software vendor of professional tools for e-Learning authoring and content delivery.

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.

Let Go Through BPO for eLearning

Web Courseworks

SCORM, Flash, HTML5, 508 compliance , etc… The rapid pace of change and innovation for eLearning is making the lack of synergy between education expertise and IT expertise more apparent. This is problematic for associations hoping to successfully and effectively provide quality online learning for their members while minimizing hiring costs and interdepartmental issues. However, it may take years for an association to effectively move to a Level 4 or 5.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Games deliver lots of actionable data to measure effectiveness, both individually and through group learning, showing gaps and areas to optimize for a continuous cycle of improvement. In this session, you will learn how to take that existing content and allow it to be effectively used across multiple devices, as well as the best ways to create new content in a responsive format. How using templates can increase your effectiveness. The 7 Secrets to Being a Rockstar Vendor.

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. A traditional online learning development project can take several months.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

Interest in the mobile web app approach remains strong with many organizations especially from those wading into the mobile learning pool for the first time (from both the customer and vendor perspective). 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. And learning vendors (e.g.,

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Indeed, many traditional eLearning vendors ventured into the market though not in the volume or with the fanfare we had postulated twelve months ago. Others vendors will quickly follow/respond. lack of Flash support). The arrival of Adobe's Flash Player v10.1 A.K.A.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. Flash vs. HTML5 : This is actually not a point of debate anymore. HTML5 is the future of mobile web, even if it’s not ready to the extent we believe it to be. We find companies choosing HTML5 for elearning initiatives in order to make all their elearning available on mobile devices as well.

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

LearnUpon

Integrating with a vendor’s API can speed up eLearning processes by automating time-consuming manual tasks like updating, deleting, or exporting lists of users. One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions. Flash: Adobe Flash technology has supported the delivery of multimedia content for nearly twenty years. HTML5 enables video and audio content to render directly in the browser.

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.

How to Use an E-learning Company to Develop Training Assets

CommLab India

Apart from the popular multiple choice questions, other formats such as drag and drop, scenarios, case studies and so on can be used to make assessments interesting as well as effective to test knowledge. Video editing software such as Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects are good options for professionals. Tools Used : Tools that can be published into HTML5, work well with mobile devices.

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

mLearning Revolution

The Mobile Effect. I no longer look at desktop computing experiences in the way I did before, my expectations for desktop software have completely changed, perhaps this is why I’m so critical in my reviews of software applications, maybe it is because as mobile users we are beginning to expect so much more from vendors of software apps we use every day. I love Mobile and everything that it represents.

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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.

M-Learning 101: I’ll Take My Rapid E-Learning to Go

Rapid eLearning

Android devices play your current Flash content. Before you spend a lot of time reworking your current content it’s important to know that the Android devices and most non-Apple tablets already play your current Flash content. Many of the complaints about Flash and tablets deal with some of the video streaming and games. I looked around the conference and to tell you the truth, the only non iPad I saw was at the vendor booths.

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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. Further, vendors have a responsibility to keep up with the technology. “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.

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LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

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. Couple of LMS vendors coming out with MOOCs as part of platform.