Adobe Flash and the Danger of Zero Day Exploits

CDSM

Our Head of Technology, Nik Goile, gives us some background on last month’s Adobe Flash exploits , and explains how CDSM was prepared to deal with them… You probably heard about the Adobe Flash Player vulnerabilities that came to light in July.

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Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player?

Upside Learning

Smokescreen project is an effort to bring Flash player to the iPhone/iPad without installing the Flash plug-in. For now this project is targeted at advertisers to enable them to run Flash ads on the iPhone/iPad. Related posts: Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–

Trending Sources

Leading Benefits of Lectora: HTML5 and Mobile

Trivantis

Lectora® leads the way for mobile learning capabilities as the only major e-Learning to HTML5 authoring tool on the market. This means it doesn’t require a plug-in such as Flash Player, unlike other authoring tools.

Flash Is Dead! Long Live Flash for E-Learning!

ATD Learning Technologies

The.swf file, the exported Flash object that plays in the Flash player in your browser, has been my friend for a long time. Indeed, I’ve been using Flash for my web e-learning projects since 2009. That was Flash version 3.0. No doubt, I love Flash.

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Articulate Storyline 2: A Year in Review 2016

CommLab India

Here’s a brief account of all the changes: Added notifications with instructions, denoting the new security feature for Flash player 23 or later. GIFs played from the beginning of the animation in Flash, which prior to this update began from where it was last paused.

SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices

Upside Learning

Recently we’ve made the UpsideLMS compatible to mobile devices and also launched a new version – UpsideLMS Version 4.0. While ensuring compliance, we encountered some interesting issues in the implementation of SCORM and found very little help online about implementing SCORM for mobile devices. Mobile devices have limitations: - Screen size. Mobile browsers now almost fully support JavaScript and this makes it possible to implement SCORM using JS support.

The Future Of E-learning Is Mobile – mLearnCon

Upside Learning

The one thing that strikes me is the immense interest in the mobile learning solutions that we provide.I’ve ve earlier written about what I believe is the future of learning technology and it seems from my interactions, yes, mobile (or m-learning) is the future of e-learning.

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I

Upside Learning

The iPhone’s revolutionary user interface has changed the way we look at mobile devices. Web-only Content : Build using HTML. Hybrid application : Combination of Objective C and HTML. It primarily uses UIWebView component to render html content.

What Do We Mean When We Say HTML5?

The Learning Circuits

It’s a Flash-killer. It’s the only way to get multimedia on mobile devices. Simply speaking, HTML is the language that the Web is written in, and HTML5 is the most recent version of it. Apple has never allowed Flash on iOS devices (iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads), but these devices are way too popular for us to ignore their users. But HTML output that you can create with tools like Lectora and ToolBook is usually so… static.

Updates On HTML5 From Google I/O

Upside Learning

At Google I/O event last year HTML 5 capabilities were demonstrated to developers for the first time. This year at the Google I/O some important announcements have been made which will make HTML 5 development easier across different browsers. .

E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

CommLab India

The formats prescribed in the blog are followed when the courses are published to PCs, mobiles and iPads, but when publishing your courses to CDs and PCs (offline), you have the liberty to use the format of your choice. .

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Developing An eLearning Player?

Upside Learning

An eLearning player is a building block for more conventional [one with back and next for navigation buttons] eLearning courses. What’s an eLearning player? This post is based on our experience with development of Flash based eLearning players over the years.

Some FAQs about Adobe’s announcements yesterday

Steve Howard

Adobe announced to increase its efforts on HTML5, use of the Flash Player for applications (packaged with AIR) and specific desktop browsing use cases including premium video and console-quality gaming. As a result, Adobe will no longer develop Flash Player for mobile web browsers. See this Flash Platform blog post for more details: [link]. What does this mean for Flash Player support on desktops? On Mobile?

Adobe Device Central: Great Support for mLearning Development

Upside Learning

Adobe’s Device Central is an application bundled with Adobe’s Creative Suite [which includes tools like Flash Professional, Photoshop, Dreamweaver etc.] It helps preview and test any content developed for various mobile devices using the Creative Suite.

The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

Adobe recently announced AIR for Mobile devices. The Open Screen Project was started to help create a singular experience on multiple devices (using Flash) be it Computers, Mobiles, TV or Game consoles. Obviously, using Flash platform tools offered by Adobe.

Creating Successful m-Learning Strategy – Part 3

Upside Learning

You could create simple HTML based courses (nuggets) or even simpler good old SMS based assessments. Flash is not supported on all devices; and to create something with a richer user experience, you need to look at creating apps. SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices.

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #1

Upside Learning

Flash Player 10.1 Recently Adobe has released the public beta of Flash Player 10.1 This is the first time the same version Flash Player would be available for Desktop and Mobile devices.This would help the development teams in delivering the applications on desktop and mobile phones at same level of engagement and consistency. Here is a short video of Kevin Lynch [CTO of Adobe] demonstrating the various Flash Player 10.1

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). One of the other major advantages of Flash is that is supports close designer-developer collaboration.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). One of the other major advantages of Flash is that is supports close designer-developer collaboration.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). One of the other major advantages of Flash is that is supports close designer-developer collaboration.