Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Last week, while justifying Apple’s refusal to allow Flash player on iPhone/iPad, Steve Jobs wrote– “ New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too) ”. A few days before the launch of iPad Apple had released a list of ‘iPad ready’ websites having support for HTML5. Yes, HTML5 is a major revision over its predecessor HTML4. More specifically- Is it ready to compete with Flash for eLearning Development?

How to Convert Flash-Based Websites to HTML5 Right Now!

Hurix Digital

Over the years, Adobe Flash-ActionScript and HTML-JavaScript-CSS based development have been used as two of the main approaches for websites and other front-end web-based applications. Many devices do not support Flash websites. A Flash-based website affects your search rankings.

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Multimedia Wars: Flash or HTML5

G-Cube

The current debate between Flash and HTML5 rests largely on multi-media features. If a media and interactivity rich training course is the need of the day then Flash is a comfortable choice today. HTML5 is being hailed as equally competent in developing rich-media, adopted by Google and Apple. The list is getting longer, as HTML5 is an open-source standard. HTML5 has to still take strides in creating a network of browser support.

Ring in the New: Flash E-learning to HTML5

CommLab India

Ever since Google announced it would make HTML5 the default experience in Chrome , and start blocking Flash by the end of this year, many organizations have been wondering why. One of the reasons these organizations sympathize with Flash is because of their Flash-based e-learning courses. Now that these courses won’t work on many browsers and devices, they need to be converted into a compatible format; which is HTML5. Disadvantages of Adobe Flash.

Online multimedia content in e-learning: Flash vs. HTML5

Matrix

A lot of technological advances support this pull method, with most LMSs permitting the embed of multimedia content files in the online courses. The last few years had witnessed a strong debate over the two technologies that make possible the embedding of multimedia content files in a web page: Flash and HTML5. Apples, aka Flash. Flash is the best — at least for now — on interactivity and video content production. Oranges, aka HTML5.

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 rise of HTML5?

HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

Every month, I will providing an emerging technology that I believe will be a game changer in the e-learning industry. HTML5 – Game Changer. Without boring you to death on the details of HTML5, what I will say is this will be a game changer in our industry for a number of reasons. and YouTube (beta) are already offering videos in HTML5 players. Improved interactivity over Flash. Open Source not Proprietary like Flash. Firefox 4.0 Even Flash.

HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

Every month, I will providing an emerging technology that I believe will be a game changer in the e-learning industry. HTML5 – Game Changer. Without boring you to death on the details of HTML5, what I will say is this will be a game changer in our industry for a number of reasons. and YouTube (beta) are already offering videos in HTML5 players. Improved interactivity over Flash. Open Source not Proprietary like Flash. Firefox 4.0 Even Flash.

Latest HTML5 convert: YouTube

Aptara

Latest HTML5 convert: YouTube. The gradual expansion of HTML5-powered technology across the Internet has been ongoing for years now. Ever since Apple made the calculated decision that its devices could get by without Adobe Flash, the pressure has been on for content providers to find a new way forward. As a language that does not require a plugin to display correctly, HTML5 has stepped up to take that mantle. Information Technology.

Does the glove fit? How to make the most of HTML5 in e-learning

Saffron Interactive

The HTML5 mark-up language has now been around for about three years. Some of us have already embraced the change, thrown out Flash and welcomed HTML5 into our e-learning content. But what does HTML5 actually deliver above and beyond Flash? Firstly, a warning: HTML5 may not be right for you. And whilst we know that Flash won’t be supported forever, the rumours of its demise are very much exaggerated. HTML5 helps to get learning moving.

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5

Aptara

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5. The movement away from using Flash in both internal and external content by businesses has been slowed by one important factor: This language has been seen as the primary distribution method for rich multimedia such as audio and video. This attachment to multimedia means businesses were waiting for a viable alternative way to send out their multimedia communications - and it appears they have received one in the form of HTML5.

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. Old technology is not like outdated elements in other spaces. Individuals won't miss the Flash plugin the way they prize the sound of vinyl records. When technologies grow old, they simply turn into liabilities, riddled with operability and security problems.

HTML5 making inroads with Apple and Mozilla

Aptara

HTML5 making inroads with Apple and Mozilla. Adobe Flash lost its bid to become the main content distribution language when Apple pulled support, meaning developers have had to look further afield. Now, with many environmental factors falling into place, the time could be right for HTML5 to step up. Certainly, there has been enough activity to warrant HTML5 conversion for important pieces of content that producers want to ensure is visible across the device spectrum.

Pressure mounting to lose Flash in Web content

Aptara

Pressure mounting to lose Flash in Web content. The struggle of HTML5 against Flash is one of the Internet's current main elements. Flash is the entrenched choice, due to its longtime presence on Web pages. Now, it's worth leaders considering Flash to HTML5 conversion for their rich resources to fit in with the new wave of computing and Web apps. It's not a fun process, and HTML5 is meant to avoid those types of extra downloads.

7 Tips to Choose the Best Rapid Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-learning Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

With mobile devices ceasing to support Flash-based training materials, the demand for Flash to HTML5 conversion tools has gone up. So, choosing the right authoring tool will be your best bet to make your courses HTML5 compatible. In this blog, I’ll share 7 tips that will help you select the best e-learning authoring tool for your e-learning project to convert your legacy courses to HTML5. I Spring: Capable of converting PowerPoint to HTML5 on just a click.

eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.

mLearning Revolution

Flash-based eLearning. Remember when our learners relied on Flash to consume the Flash-based eLearning we created for their desktop computers? Today Flash is pretty much a thing of the past. Flash was never supported on iOS devices, nor is it supported on Android devices, and this year, Google announced that YouTube would stop serving its videos using the Flash plugin for anyone visiting the site using a modern browser.

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 only with HTML5, not Flash 10.1. True, the other tablets and Samsung offer Flash 10.1, but they offer HTML5 too. I’m sure they tested with IE, Firefox, Safari and Chrome, but what about Opera? We know that if the browser supports Flash 10.1, Firefox 4.0? HTML5 Course, Player and iPad.

Mobile Learning and Interactivity

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Even more so, says Janhavi Padture, one of the invited speakers at Washington Interactive Technologies Conference, hosted by SALT (Society of Applied Learning Technologies). What are some of the technology challenges in mlearning? Firefox doesn’t support H.264 format, while Safari will only support that, and Google introduced the new WebM standard but supports both WebM and H.264 formats. So then comes the debate of whether Native or Web apps and Flash or HTML5.

Articulate Rise – Got questions? We got answers!

B Online Learning

Rise courses use the latest web technologies. Chrome gives the best authoring experience on both PCs and Macs, but you can also use Firefox and Edge. Firefox. Firefox. Do Rise courses use Flash? Rise courses do not use flash. They are created solely in HTML5. Where iOS devices weren’t flash compatible, they do love HTML5, so your iPhone and iPad will have no issues with seeing the modules as you intended! I love Articulate Rise.

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. There are enough vendors who are not going into the widget space, but are enabling the integration possibilities of APIs, which are really offers a powerhouse potential (a future emerging technology topic). The use of geolocation – available in HTML5. HTML5. What if your LMS/LCMS is using extensively or some component of Flash?

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Why Do We Need a Content Modernization Strategy Now More than Ever Before?

Harbinger Interactive Learning

To adapt to technology disruptions and meet the modern-day learners’ demands, many organizations are looking at modernizing their existing learning material. But sometimes, modernization could be mistaken purely as transformation from Flash to HTML5 and in an oversight; the bigger underlying opportunity could be overlooked. Technology Disruptions. In 1991, a web legend named Sir Tim Berners-Lee created HTML5.

A Complete Training Portal for Multi-device Mobile Learners

CommLab India

Early training portal technologies were training-centric where learners had to configure their systems according to the training format and therefore, it was difficult and expensive to deliver training in various formats. Now technology has completely changed the approach. Latest technologies are focused on delivering trainings that are learner-centric. Learning Technology mobile learning

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. These tools are dated and cannot meet today’s high technological standards. No matter what technology is used, it takes considerable time and effort to develop an e-learning course, not to mention the high costs involved. Converting a legacy course to the latest HTML5 can be a tricky process.

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

CommLab India

Presenter 360 allows you to convert PPT files into good technology-enabled learning materials , thanks to the following features: A simple, user-friendly interface that can be mastered in no time. 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. The language of Flash and HTML5-based courses can be identified by screen readers. Learning Technology Articulate 360

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. I’m sure they tested with IE, Firefox, Safari and Chrome, but what about Opera Mini? Same issue occurred with Opera – used Flash and Java. HTML5, Flash and Java.

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Now that we have thought about what we can do with our existing courseware let’s think about building some new eLearning and what’s all the fuss about HTML5. A good starting point is our blog post – 5 Rapid Authoring Tools to Publish Courses For Your iPads – where we talk about some of the authoring tools that can be used to develop HTML5 courses for iPads. So what’s the fuss about HTML5?

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What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 4

CommLab India

Excellent Support to HTML5. You can use Storyline 360 to publish courses to HTML5, a device-agnostic web content format. The Articulate application supports touch interactions such as swiping, dragging, pinching, and this feature goes a long way in accessing HTML5 content effectively. You can also publish courses to Flash and Articulate Mobile Player (AMP), a native app available in iOS and Android flavors. Learning Technology Articulate 360

Rich content being viewed on mobile devices

Aptara

If viewers watch nearly four out of every 10 video files on a handheld device, they may end up downright surprised if and when a company uses technology that breaks on a mobile platform. It may pay to remember that Flash is essentially a dead format where mobile devices are concerned. The iPhone was notable in its early days for a lack of Flash support, but as sometimes happens with Apple products, the absence of Flash became the rule rather than the exception.

Basic tools for e-learning students

eFront

Modern LMS platforms take advantage of the latest HTML5 offerings, from CSS3 to WebGL. Even if your courses are less cutting edge in their use of web technologies, your students will still need to have a modern browser ? The most popular one, used in numerous LMS systems to provide functionality such as built-in video chat or collaborative whiteboards, is Adobe’s Flash, with (Oracle’s) Java coming in a distant second.

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

eLearning 24-7

If the technology infrastructure does not enable internet connection and the only availability is mobile, then m-learning on a smartphone is workable and clearly acceptable. HTML5 will be available on every one of those tablets, plus they will offer Flash (notable exception the iPad). Offers 3G and the data access is free – no additional charge, unlike a smartphone; plus many offer full Flash capabilities, color screens and the e-ink too – the mainstay.

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

eLearning 24-7

If the technology infrastructure does not enable internet connection and the only availability is mobile, then m-learning on a smartphone is workable and clearly acceptable. HTML5 will be available on every one of those tablets, plus they will offer Flash (notable exception the iPad). Offers 3G and the data access is free – no additional charge, unlike a smartphone; plus many offer full Flash capabilities, color screens and the e-ink too – the mainstay.