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Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know

Aptara

In 1996 Macromedia first introduced the Flash Player, developed to play videos, animations, and audio and to support enhanced interactivity in web browsers. Over the years web browsers matured and so did Flash Player, which became the most widely used plug-in to play multimedia elements on a web page. Frequent updates to Flash Player, and increases in its usage provided hackers with an opportunity to exploit the security vulnerability of Flash and to hack systems.

Is MOODLE Compatible with Section 508?

CommLab India

MOODLE supports the most important technical and functional accessibility needs of most disability and assistive technology types as per the WCAG 2.0 Visually-challenged learners can read the screen through the Job Access With Speech (JAWS) screen reader software in Microsoft Internet Explorer. It also supports Non-visual Desktop Access (NDVA) screen reader software for Mozilla Firefox. Learning Technology moodle lmsThe power of the Web is in its universality.

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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. and YouTube (beta) are already offering videos in HTML5 players. All the big browsers are supporting it i.e. Safari, Chrome, Microsoft IE9, Opera and soon FireFox (at time of writing, not yet). Video codecs enable you to view video on your computer (they exist in your player for example), and are already installed. 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. and YouTube (beta) are already offering videos in HTML5 players. All the big browsers are supporting it i.e. Safari, Chrome, Microsoft IE9, Opera and soon FireFox (at time of writing, not yet). Video codecs enable you to view video on your computer (they exist in your player for example), and are already installed. Firefox 4.0

Ring in the New: Flash E-learning to HTML5

CommLab India

If you want to access any Flash-based content on any browser, you need to install the Flash player plugin first. If learners do not have it installed in their systems, they will have to put up with a lot of inconvenience – click the link to the Flash player download page, download the setup file, and install it. Be it Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Google’s Chrome, Apple’s Safari, or Mozilla’s Firefox, learners can access courses immediately.

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

Hurix Digital

Further, some of the most popular internet browsers such as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have blocked Adobe Flash technology for speed and security reasons.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Digital content needs to be created in such a way that accommodates these assistive technologies. If training is either made by or delivered to a federal agency, it’s covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, which requires information and communication technology (including elearning) to be accessible (See Maureen Orey’s TD at Work publication “ Designing Section 508 Compliant Learning ” for more detail (purchase required)).

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Digital content needs to be created in such a way that accommodates these assistive technologies. If training is either made by or delivered to a federal agency, it’s covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, which requires information and communication technology (including elearning) to be accessible (See Maureen Orey’s TD at Work publication “ Designing Section 508 Compliant Learning ” for more detail (purchase required)).

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

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 has been a useful technology for developers working with a broad range of online content types for many years – 20 maybe? Browser and HTML5 technologies should continue to mature to close the gap in these areas.

Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop?

Mark Oehlert

MSFT, Adobe and Firefox are among the big players developing ways to run Web apps (e.g. TechCrunch has a great article which looks at the major efforts through the lens of Firefox's effort - Prism. ZDNet has an article that also looks at Prism and the idea that it is already available as an extension in the beta versions of firefox 3. But Prism has one big advantage: a killer app in the form of Firefox.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop?

Mark Oehlert

MSFT, Adobe and Firefox are among the big players developing ways to run Web apps (e.g. TechCrunch has a great article which looks at the major efforts through the lens of Firefoxs effort - Prism. ZDNet has an article that also looks at Prism and the idea that it isalready available as an extension in the beta versions of firefox 3. But Prism has one big advantage: akiller app in the form of Firefox.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

Steve Jobs once said, ‘Technology is nothing. LearnWorlds’ Interactive Video Player. LearnWorlds is the only course-platform that comes with a built-in interactive video player. The player adds a layer of interactivity on top of the videos with an easy-to-use editor. Keywords Everywhere is a chrome or firefox extension tool that is ideal for researching keywords and makes your search of keywords easy. Microsoft Office.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Over 98% do not have a true HTML5 player in their system that can run a 100% pure HTML5 course – which by the way, has nothing to do with the browser agnostic pitch they make about their system being optimized for the iPad. I’m sure they tested with IE, Firefox, Safari and Chrome, but what about Opera Mini? Here are the current breakouts: Google Chrome 8 and future editions, Microsoft IE9 and Apple Safari 5 supports h.264, a proprietary format. Firefox 4.0