The Demise of the Flash Player – What Do I Do Now?

Adobe Captivate

On July 25, 2017, Adobe made the following announcement : Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats.

Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Adobe also unveiled Flash platform 10.1 Flash is the favorite delivery platform (development tool) for eLearning courses due to its huge install-base and ability to produce engaging content. Y ou can even implement SCORM LMS tracking methods within the apps itself. -

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HTML5 Fans Rejoice – Adobe Ditches Flash Player on Mobile Devices

eLearning 24-7

Especially for us fans of HTML5 who knew in our hearts of hearts that it was a superior product to Flash. 9th, that it is abandoning its work on Flash for mobile devices and instead focusing on mobile development of development of HTML5 for mobile. This will only empower folks in the e-learning industry who were pro-HTML5 and believed as I do, that it is the better route to go. I showed this last year at a conference I was speaking at on HTML5 and e-learning.

How To Replace Adobe Flash

Lambda Solutions

Adobe Flash Player once the internet’s most widely utilized browser plugin is being phased out and Adobe will officially cease supporting the plugin by 2020. This means that any Flash content will not display or be available. But what does this mean for your LMS?

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Flash to HTML5 – The Impact on Elearning and Online Courses – Part 1

Impelsys

Adobe has announced its decision to not to support, update, and distribute Flash Player from 2020. The reasons for this decision include: Incompatibility of Flash with mobile devices – does not allow resizing to fit a mobile. What happens to the courses published as Flash output?

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. For many years, mobile learning was one of those promises. Now, thanks to new learning standards, and new ways of using older ones, that promise may be here. Not as far as the LMS is concerned.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Flash: Embedding Video in the Experience

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, June 15, 2006 Flash: Embedding Video in the Experience I really like how they did this. on2.com creates the codec used in the Flash Player 8.

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The slow death of Flash and what it means for eLearning

Pure Learning

You may have heard recently that Adobe is finally going to kill off Flash by the end of 2020. Well, depending on how reliant your content is on Flash Player, the impact your L&D team feels can range from a minor ripple, all the way through the digital equivalent of “ Sharknado ”.

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.

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

In this tutorial, we show you how to publish SCORM content in Adobe Captivate so you can import it to your LMS. This guide shows you how to choose the right settings for publishing SCORM content in Captivate so you can import it to your learning management system (LMS).

Migrating from Flash to HTML5 – Part 1

ePath Learning

. The Adobe Flash Player is going away at the end of 2020. That means that your Flash-based courses will fail to play on web browsers, resulting in a frustrating learning experience. Why is Flash going away?

June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

How To Create Successful M-Learning Strategy: mLearnCon – Part I. LMS: A Quick SWOT Analysis. What does the future hold for the LMS as we know it? Three Reasons To Focus On Media Design In Learning. Ten Must-Have Features In A Mobile-LMS. The LMS – Will It Survive?

eLearning Development: Useful Firefox add-ons

Upside Learning

Here I list some of them: Flash Switcher – Adobe Flash being the most commonly used development tool for Upside Learning, testing Flash content in different versions of Flash Player is a pain. Mozilla’s Firefox is a preferred web browser for many.

Programming Is Back The Rise of HTML5 for E Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

What does this cry for HTML5 mean for e-learning developers? People would smile, shake my hand, and agree to learn more programming skills—and then they would hire me to create their programs for them. Fortunately, e-learning authoring tools came into prominence.

July 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

LMS- Is It Still About Classroom Training Management? Discusses various reasons why an LMS is still bound to the realms of Classroom Training Management and the possible disconnect that prevents companies from harnessing its full power. Future Of Flash Is Open Source.

Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If the learner is going to access the lesson over the internet (either from a web server or an LMS), publishing SWF and/or HTML5 is the way to go. In addition to the web browser, the learner must have the free Adobe Flash Player on the computer to view the SWF.

Two Software Tools for Creating Simulations

Kapp Notes

What started as a tool for internal simulation development is now a patented authoring tool available to license and use for your own e-learning simulation development. The characters and animations are rendered up as standard Flash®.

Estimating Time for Rebuilding an Existing Course Library with Captivate

Adobe Captivate

This process may assist you in the next year or two as we prepare for potential course re-development opportunities due to the slow but eventual demise of the Flash player. Improve the capacity of these courses to work well with within our learning management system.

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? Communication logic to talk to the LMS (standards complaint). A few possible constraints for a Flash [AS 2.0]

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Moodle LMS: Hot Potatoes is Now Free!

The E-Learning Curve

I blogged recently about the development of the Nanogong and the Riffly audio-visual plugins for Moodle 2.0. Today, I'm pleased to announce that an old - that is, well-established -Moodle plugin is now freely available.

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

In this tutorial, we show you how to publish SCORM content in Adobe Captivate so you can import it to your LMS. This is the version that is compatible with LearnUpon LMS. It also removes the ability to publish flash content as flash is now dead. Check out LearnUpon LMS.

Smart Player Resources for Camtasia Studio 8 Users

TechSmith Camtasia

As I started to troubleshoot with her, I began to realize that her difficulties had less to do with hotspots and more to do with the TechSmith Smart Player. She just didn’t have a clear understanding of how to get the files she needed for the Smart Player up and running on her LMS.

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

Aptara

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know. In 1996 Macromedia first introduced the Flash Player, developed to play videos, animations, and audio and to support enhanced interactivity in web browsers. Flash Player is not supported on mobile devices (iOS and Android).

Creating Successful m-Learning Strategy – Part 3

Upside Learning

This is the 3 rd and final post of the series on creating successful m-learning strategy based on the workshop I attended at mLearnCon. Flash is not supported on all devices; and to create something with a richer user experience, you need to look at creating apps.

Comparison of Free Virtual Classroom Systems

G-Cube

We recently did a research on free virtual classroom systems available in the market to meet a customer need for whom we had developed VILT content. Integration with calendar systems is not available with any of the tools, which you would have to manage externally.

Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers!

Illumen Group

Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers! Last July, Adobe announced that Flash, the ubiquitous, super-powered website and elearning authoring tool will be phased out by the end of 2020. Popular web browsers have already discussed their plans to no longer support the Flash plugin. At this point, there’s very little that Flash can do that HTML5 can’t handle. These tools have the option to publish in both Flash and HTML5.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles. Oddly enough, however, it’s a rare day when you hear people say “I learn so much better when my brain is trying to do two things at once.”

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Offline Publishing and Viewing Options with Articulate Storyline®

SweetRush

While offline viewing may seem like a simple request, it can become quite complicated given the variety of options and requirements related to the authoring environments, target platforms and devices, and the necessity to take the Learning Management System (LMS) into account.

SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices

Upside Learning

Ideally when we launch course content from LMS we open it in new popup window, so that course gets its own desirable window size. You can synchronize your application whenever required with online databases to download the latest course material and send back tracking information to the LMS database. We launch the course in a SCORM player which has SCORM implemented using JavaScript. How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning.

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Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe made a formal announcement stating that from 2020 the company would no longer support Flash. These Flash files could be viewed on browsers using a Flash player, and on the PC using some third-party applications. So, what went wrong with Flash?

6 things to keep in mind when publishing eLearning content

Firmwater

Our customers often come to us with issues that arise when users engage with their learning content. Maybe a video animation isn't working as expected or they're not sure why they can't see a student's quiz responses in the LMS report.

My 2011 Predictions

eLearning Cyclops

Here are my e-learning predictions for the coming year. You know I have to include a Flash prediction. I predict a Flash player will finally be included on the iPad and iPhone this year. Say goodbye to the "e-" and the "m-" and say hello to just "learning" in 2011.

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. Click Publish > LMS.

Flash to HTML5 The Great Migration

Training Industry

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML5) and Adobe Flash are effective technologies for creating engaging online content. However, we are beginning to see a migration from Flash to HTML5, especially in the e-learning industry. While they both currently have their advantages and disadvantages, our hunch is that HTML5 holds the aces for future-proof e-learning. Let’s explore the advantages that an HTML5 build can offer your e-learning.

Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead. Google has already begun taking steps to remove Flash from their browser while the rest of the web settles in for the long goodbye. So, What Will Replace Flash?