eLearning Development: Useful Firefox add-ons

Upside Learning

Mozilla’s Firefox is a preferred web browser for many. What makes Firefox different from other browsers is it being open source and highly customizable using Firefox add-ons. IE tabs – This allows developers to check how HTML page would look in IE, without leaving Firefox.

Firefox Bookmark Shortcuts

Tony Karrer

Firefox allows you to add a "Keyword" to any bookmark. Internet Explorer offers a similar capability with hot keys. eLearning Technology. I had asked in Blog Post Updates - Effective Pattern? how to update a previous post. I'm still not sure I have the answer.

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The changing shape of the internet

Clive on Learning

Chris Anderson’s article The web is dead: long live the internet , in the August edition of Wired magazine, has attracted a lot of attention, including mine, but for many the title of the article would mean very little. For the past five years I have been running 1-day workshops on learning technologies for new l&d professionals, in which I include a team quiz. Web pages are viewed using applications called web browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.).

Great Comments on Browser Post and New Horrifying IE8 Tales!

Mark Oehlert

I mean really folks, we are talking about the single most foundational and fundamental piece of technology that we use on a daily basis. I'll go back to my original question though, is anyone doing any ROI to see what the opportunity cost is here in NOT switching to say Firefox.

Usability and Networks

Clark Quinn

And in a comment, I mentioned that the recent launch of the new Firefox browser was prompting me to switch. I had used Safari over Chrome because I trust Apple a wee bit more, and Firefox was a bit slow. All this changed with the release of Firefox’s new Quantum browser. Now, I want to have an integrated experience across my devices, so I downloaded the Firefox versions for my iDevices as well. The internet is the basis for elearning! design technology

Learn-Wise Go Accepts HTML 5 Files!

Learn-Wise

The world of technology is constantly evolving, so here at Magnifi Group we are changing with it! Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari also provide support for HMTL 5 files. Administrators and sub-administrators with proper access can now add HTML 5 files to Training Modules in your Learn-Wise Go site. There are many advantages to incorporating HTML 5 files into your organization’s training materials.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee)

Mark Oehlert

"So heres the flip test: imagine that current corporate collaboration and communication technologies were exclusively E2.0 platforms -- blogs, wikis, etc. -- and all of a sudden a crop ofnew channel technologies -- email, instant messaging, text messaging-- became available. How, in the flip-test universe,would the new channel technologies be received?"

How Can Adobe BrowserLab Help in eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

At present, Adobe BrowserLab tests for a limited combination of browsers and operating systems: Firefox 2.X Windows XP and Mac OS X), Internet Explorer 6.X Tags: Learning Technology eLearning Development Adobe BrowserLab Cross-browser Compatibility Technology

How Can Adobe BrowserLab Help in eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

At present, Adobe BrowserLab tests for a limited combination of browsers and operating systems: Firefox 2.X Windows XP and Mac OS X), Internet Explorer 6.X Tags: Learning Technology eLearning Development Adobe BrowserLab Cross-browser Compatibility Testing

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.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Crunchies.a new Web award backed by some high-powered folks.

Mark Oehlert

From The Crunchies site : "The 2007 Crunchies is our first annual competition and award ceremonyto recognize and celebrate the most compelling startups, internet andtechnology innovations of the year.

Is MOODLE Compatible with Section 508?

CommLab India

MOODLE adheres to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), Authoring Tools Accessibility Guidelines (ATAG), and the guidelines to develop Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA). It also supports Non-visual Desktop Access (NDVA) screen reader software for Mozilla Firefox.

Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Internet Explorer ( IE 6, 7 and 8 ) the most widely used web browsers has no support for HTML5. A few browsers like Firefox support Ogg Theora (an open source format) while others like Safari support H.264 (this is a proprietary format and licensing fee is required to support this format).

Multimedia Wars: Flash or HTML5

G-Cube

Firefox will most-probably support it in future and Internet Explorer 9.0 But many users still use Internet Explorer 7 or below, and find it not necessary to upgrade. e-Learning Tools & Technologies Flash HTML5

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. Learning Technology Articulate 360Welcome to the fifth post in a series of fourteen.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Working with Screen Readers

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

According to Microsoft , "Windows 8 has built-in  assistive technologies  that work with both Windows 8 applications, and with desktop software to provide seamless access to the entire Windows experience." You want your software to be compatible with the basics of your computer--word processing applications, internet, email, PDF reading--but not all screen readers are.

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

CommLab India

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. Learning Technology Authoring Tools

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. Unfortunately Internet Explorer is not compatible with authoring Rise content. Viewing is supported across most internet browsers. Firefox. Internet Explorer. Firefox. I love Articulate Rise. I’ve made no secret about it around the office.

Ring in the New: Flash E-learning to HTML5

CommLab India

Not everybody has a high speed Internet service or a 3G/4G mobile connection. Be it Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Google’s Chrome, Apple’s Safari, or Mozilla’s Firefox, learners can access courses immediately. Learning Technology flash to html5

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

Saffron Interactive

In plenty of corporate contexts the standard browser is still Internet Explorer 8 or lower, and HTML5 in these environments can either be more trouble than it’s worth – often requiring a Flash back-up for video content, for example – or simply impossible. Look at how long the dreaded Internet Explorer 6 has stuck around! Chris Milk is a filmmaker and storyteller, using HTML5 not just for its technological functions but as a creative and collaborative tool.

BLOG: The death knell for IE6 and what it means for everyone (yep even you!)

Unicorn Training

It wasn't very compliant with technology standards but many websites and business systems were built against its non-standard way of working.As

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 4

CommLab India

The Articulate application supports JAWS 16 or later versions, with Internet Explorer 10 or later, Google Chrome (the latest version), and Firefox (latest version), for HTML5 content. Learning Technology Articulate 360

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5

Aptara

To commit to Flash to HTML5 conversion, organizations must be sure the latter technology is ready for prime time. The current hold-outs are Opera and Internet Explorer 8 but fortunately, these are receding options with small shares of the market. Firefox joins the crowd.

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. Does mobile learning need interactivity?

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

CommLab India

Browser Compatibility: Learners use different browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, and more to the launch an e-learning course. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools

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.

Tools for Effective Content Development

Your Training Edge

Awesome Screenshot is a very handy tool that allows you to capture screenshots directly from the browser (Chrome, FireFox or Safari are supported). Author bio: Torrie works a senior writer for one of the best Buy Coursework on the internet.

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. Uses 20% of computer resources compared to 40% for Flash – this makes a big difference when someone is trying to view anything, regardless of their internet connection (DSL, Cable, Modem, T1, etc.). All the big browsers are supporting it i.e. Safari, Chrome, Microsoft IE9, Opera and soon FireFox (at time of writing, not yet). Firefox 4.0

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. Uses 20% of computer resources compared to 40% for Flash – this makes a big difference when someone is trying to view anything, regardless of their internet connection (DSL, Cable, Modem, T1, etc.). All the big browsers are supporting it i.e. Safari, Chrome, Microsoft IE9, Opera and soon FireFox (at time of writing, not yet). Firefox 4.0

HTML5 making inroads with Apple and Mozilla

Aptara

Making mobile browsers more compatible with HTML5 will naturally help the technology excel, as developers are looking for a standard that will work across these devices. Information Technology. HTML5 making inroads with Apple and Mozilla.

Flash currently optional, soon to be obsolete

Aptara

Interestingly enough, many thinkers in the digital space seem downright pleased with this move and ready to make the change in their Internet use. Old technology is not like outdated elements in other spaces. There are still some elements of the Internet running on Flash technology.

How Degreed Brings Learning into the Flow of Work

Degreed

When I build Pathways and share applicable content with my team through Degreed, I’m often aggregating that material from all across the internet, because that’s how both work and learning happen. There are few things more natural than learning.

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E-Learning in 2014: The Four “M” #trends

Web Courseworks

Many companies who offer learning programs already host these resources online, or “in the cloud” so that users from anywhere, at anytime, can access the information through any Internet-connected device. Even Mozilla, the makers of the Firefox browser, are promoting badges for their users.

Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

Troy is a “triple threat” learning innovator with deep expertise as a content development practitioner, solutions consultant and technology vendor. Today, people mostly rely on Chrome, Safari and Firefox. But someone may be using an older version of Internet Explorer.

Open source in corporate learning – The need to take it seriously.

Learning Cafe

Anyone using a computer connected to the internet is likely to be using open source software either directly or indirectly. There is a whole range of open source applications that you can use including browsers e.g. Firefox (link) and alternates to Microsoft Office such as OpenOffice.