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. It’s an open source project implemented in HTML5 and JavaScript. Here is a video demonstration of a Flash ad running on an iPad using Smokescreen –.

Future Of Flash Is Open Source

Upside Learning

Adobe, recently announced moving their open-source development to Sourceforge. Looks like a desire to speed up their open-source development around the Flash platform. The new portal called Open@Adobe will hold Adobe’s open source projects in coming days.

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HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

A couple of weeks back we posted about Silverlight posing some (at this time, actually little) competition to Flash. Key benefit is that web developers can do this using JavaScript directly in HTML 5 without relying on technologies like Flash or Silverlight. So is Flash Dead?

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HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

A couple of weeks back we posted about Silverlight posing some (at this time, actually little) competition to Flash. Key benefit is that web developers can do this using JavaScript directly in HTML 5 without relying on technologies like Flash or Silverlight. So is Flash Dead?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase | Main | Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" » September 06, 2007 Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform Way back in July, I posted a brief note about OpenLaszlo. is actually investigating using it and today I see that Open Laszlo has its own track at AjaxWorld West 2007.

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

Learning Visions

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. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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July 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad. That iPhone/ iPad doesn’t support Flash is no secret, and developers are constantly developing new software to run Flash content on these devices. Future Of Flash Is Open Source.

eLearning Development: Useful Firefox add-ons

Upside Learning

What makes Firefox different from other browsers is it being open source and highly customizable using Firefox add-ons. Flash-Switcher makes things easy by allowing you to have multiple Flash Player plug-ins installed in the browser at the same time.

Comparison of Free Virtual Classroom Systems

G-Cube

All of the open source systems use Flash player and Java applet for desktop sharing, which allows them to work on all the browsers supporting Flash, but will cause problem on iOS & various versions of Android.

June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player? Debates if Smokescreen, an open source project implemented in HTML5 and JavaScript, would effectively allow complex animations and interactions developed in Flash to work on Flash disabled mobile platforms.

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?

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) ”. In fact I believe it may not replace Flash at all.

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?

Extend eFront with modules for fun and profit

eFront

In our recent introduction to eFront’s architecture, we emphasized it’s open source nature and extensibility. In this post we’ll take a look at eFront’s module system, and how it enables eFront users to extend and mold the software to their e-learning needs.

Why Use ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Adobe Flash Professional is undoubtedly the most popular tool for custom eLearning development. and is well backed by a great Flash developer community that has contributed in developing many open source frameworks/classes/APIs. Tools like Flash/Flex Builder built over Eclipse platform provide advance debugging features by adding breakpoints, step-in, step-over and other such features. player which is not the case otherwise.

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.

Multitrack audio and creating MP3 podcast files: Podcasting for E-Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Today's post about Podcasting for E-Learning covers editing and rendering multitrack audio using the open-source audio editor Audacity. The demo is about seven minutes in duration, and requires Flash Player version 7 or better.

Demonstration: Editing an Audio File. Podcasting for E-Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Today's post is a demonstration outlining how to edit an audio file using the Audacity open-source non-linear sound editor. The demo is about six minutes in duration, and requires Flash Player version 7 or better.

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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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

I try not to use the term Instructional Designer as my opening line anymore :-) because, like you, I get the whats that stare. If there is a follow up question, it opens the door for a bit more depth. Of course, sometimes I just tell people that I can get their Flash player to install. Ellen, Im pretty sure you are a flippin genius, Flash player install or not.

43 Great eLearning Posts and 5 Hot Topics Including Google Buzz and iPad

eLearning Learning Posts

Yes, mobile moodle for iPhone is eminent, we will release open source code soon - Ignatia Webs , February 25, 2010 Exactly what it says - Mobile Moodle coming soon. Sensing and Thinking - Learning and Working on the Web , February 16, 2010 Tim Kastelle (a great source of knowledge on innovation) discusses how it’s better to have a good idea than a large network to fire off any old idea. Wright paper on how to select an open source LMS.

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

CommLab India

SWF: (Shockwave Flash) It contains vector designs, animations, audio, and videos for web browsers using Flash player). F4V: It is a Flash extension file based on the ISO media file format, and is related to MP4 format. OGG: Open-source format, also known as Vorbis. .

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