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.

Learning Content in Crisis? The How and Why of Moving from Flash to HTML5

gomo learning

The Adobe Flash format, once the primary standard for learning content, will no longer be supported after December 31st 2020. You may still have useful Flash learning content in your curriculum or in your archives. So why is Flash going away, what is going to happen to it, and what should you do with it? For readers of a certain age, Adobe Flash was the exciting new face of a media-filled internet. So, what happened to cut Flash’s market share from 28.5%

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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?

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

Matrix

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 a mature technology that runs well on all browsers, including older versions of Internet Explorer, which some businesses still use. 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 troubled history of Flash.

Phasing out Flash

OpenSesame

In the early 2000’s, Flash became the dominant platform for online videos, interactive sites, and games. If you’ve watched anything on YouTube or any other video streaming provider, it’s guaranteed that you’ve used Flash to view it. In July 2017, Adobe announced that by the end of 2020 they’ll no longer update or distribute Flash. In addition, the most recent updates for many leading browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, have been disabling Flash by default.

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. Flash is the most popular output type, so it’s likely that your courses are SWF Flash-based. HTML5 works on all devices so it’s the obvious choice as a successor. A complete redesign of the courses to suit HTML5.

Phasing out Flash: all your courses will be mobile ready by 2019

OpenSesame

In the early 2000s, Flash became the dominant platform for online videos, interactive sites, and games. If you’ve watched anything on YouTube or any other video streaming provider, it’s guaranteed that you’ve used Flash to view it. In July 2017, Adobe announced that by the end of 2020 they’ll no longer update or distribute Flash. In addition, the most recent updates for many leading browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, have been disabling Flash by default. .

Latest HTML5 convert: YouTube

Aptara

Latest HTML5 convert: YouTube. 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. Powering through its early challenges such as a lack of compatibility with old Web browsing software, HTML5 has proved its case among an increasing group of developers.

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.

HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

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. Not buggy – Flash is buggy. Flash requires a plugin (especially for updates). Firefox 4.0 Can I see HTML5 sites now?

HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

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. Not buggy – Flash is buggy. Flash requires a plugin (especially for updates). Firefox 4.0 Can I see HTML5 sites now?

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.

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.

Raptivity Classic vs. Raptivity 2020 Comparison

Raptivity

Raptivity Suite version 7.8 You can access it from browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Safari of any system (like Windows 8, Windows 10, MAC OS). . It has only Flash output And HTML5 output. It has Flash and HTML5 output . It has HTML5 output. Perpetual license where one can use this version as long as the system is supported. This is the current latest version and works on Windows 10 and the latest browsers. No flash dependency.

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.

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. Storyline 360 supports these screen readers with HTML5 and Flash courses: HTML5 : JAWS 16 or later with Internet Explorer 10 or later, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version). It works in Flash and HTML5 courses.

Mobile Learning and Interactivity

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

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. If you would like to develop once and deploy on multiple devices and desktop, you are probably better off with HTML5 web apps. Or if you must have stunning visual effects probably Flash is the best option today.

Articulate Rise – Got questions? We got answers!

B Online Learning

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. I’ve made no secret about it around the office.

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

We’ll publish content as SCORM version 1.2. This is the version that is compatible with LearnUpon LMS. Depending on the version of Captivate you use there may be slight changes to the interface. Three versions are available to eLearning pros: Captivate 8, Captivate 9 and Captivate 2017. It also removes the ability to publish flash content as flash is now dead. Standard: The version your SCORM file will be published in.

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? Or the beta versions of the browsers yet to be launched. Firefox 4.0?

The Online Learning Jargon Buster

Learning Pool

Adapt Builder is an authoring tool that allows you to create fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning courses that display effectively on tablet devices and smartphones (as well as PCs and laptops). A browser is a software application used to access information on the web suchs as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer and Safari. There are a few different versions of SCORM but most online courses and LMSs use SCORM 1.2 Flash.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Equally horrible, is that some companies are still using old versions of IE or an outdated computer system with Windows 2000 on it. Another small trend is providing advanced admin capabilities in the form of admins who have CSS, Flash,PHP or other languages. The use of geolocation – available in HTML5. HTML5. What if your LMS/LCMS is using extensively or some component of Flash? How will you handle HTML5? Firefox, Opera and IE9 are in the pipeline.

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Offline Publishing and Viewing Options with Articulate Storyline®

SweetRush

Differences between AMP and Adobe Flash®/HTML5. Flash and JavaScript®. If you have embedded Flash (swf) animations, or JavaScript code snippets, those will not work.Even with with all the limitations presented by AMP, the performance of the course will be better than its HTML5 counterpart, and assuming that the described deficiencies are not showstoppers for your purposes, I do recommend using the Articulate Mobile Player on- or offline over the HTML5 distribution.

6 things to keep in mind when publishing eLearning content

Firmwater

Make sure you're selecting an HTML5 output option when you publish. All major browsers have completely phased out the Flash Player plugin by default and are instead opting for mobile-friendly HTML5. In fact, Adobe plans to stop distributing Flash Player by 2020. Using primarily flash-based content will risk your learners having to download additional plugins and make it a less pleasurable learning experience. Regularly Check Version Updates.

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

CommLab India

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. Option to publish your web-based courses to Flash, HTML5, and Articulate Mobile Player (AMP), a native mobile app available in both iOS and Android versions. The language of Flash and HTML5-based courses can be identified by screen readers. Welcome to the fifth post in a series of fourteen.

A Complete Training Portal for Multi-device Mobile Learners

CommLab India

For example, if a course was compatible with a particular operating system and Internet browser, required a Flash player to play, and the pop-up blocker was to be disabled, and cookies enabled, it was the responsibility of the learners to setup the minimum requirements to access the course. Browser-based: There are about 25 different browsers; the most popular being Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Opera.

Basic tools for e-learning students

eFront

Modern LMS platforms take advantage of the latest HTML5 offerings, from CSS3 to WebGL. We suggest that they use one of the so-called “evergreen” browsers (like Chrome and Firefox), the industry name for the browsers that are constantly auto-updated to the newer version as opposed to those whose releases are tied to OS update cycles (like IE and Safari).

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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.

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

We’ll publish content as SCORM version 1.2. This is the version that is compatible with LearnUpon LMS. Depending on the version of Captivate you use there may be slight changes to the interface. Three versions are available to eLearning pros: Captivate 8, Captivate 9 and Captivate 2017. It also removes the ability to publish flash content as flash is now dead. Standard: The version your SCORM file will be published in.

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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.

Rich content being viewed on mobile devices

Aptara

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. Now, the mobile landscape is dominated by devices that don't include Flash and major content providers have found a way to serve videos without that plugin.

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.