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–

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. And here’s a video demonstrating Flash running on Dell Mini 5 through mobile browser –.

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. Now, thanks to new learning standards, and new ways of using older ones, that promise may be here. New Standards May Provide the Answer. Standards to Advance Mobile Learning. What about Flash?

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

At the dawn of the video recording age, a battle raged about the best standard to use: VHS or Betamax. In it, Sony came out with a better standard, but kept it to themselves. Meanwhile, JVC’s VHS standard wasn’t quite as good, but they openly licensed it. Learning Standards.

Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Apple has revised the Developer Program License Agreement to ban the use of cross compiler tools like Unity3d, Appcelerator’s Titanium, Adobe’s Flash CS5 etc. The same Flash file published as SWF or AIR app would work with other mobile devices supporting Flash Player 10.1

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4 Steps to Preparing Your LMS Content for Flash Course Conversion

Absorb LMS

If you made your eLearning courses before 2016, chances are the end of Flash® Player is already impacting how your LMS courses are performing. That’s because while Adobe is set to end Flash at the end of 2020, browsers have already been pulling support.

Flash & The Future of Interactive Content for eLearning

Adobe Captivate

But as open standards like HTML5, WebGL and WebAssembly have matured over the past several years, most now provide many of the capabilities and functionalities that plugins pioneered and have become a viable alternative for content on the web. Given this progress, and in collaboration with several of our technology partners – including Apple , Facebook , Google , Microsoft and Mozilla – Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Blog Adobe Captivate end-of-life Flash HTML5

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Learning Content in Crisis? The How and Why of Moving from Flash to HTML5

gomo learning

The Adobe Flash format, once the primary standard for learning content, will no longer be supported after December 31st 2020. You may still have useful Flash learning content in your curriculum or in your archives. So, what happened to cut Flash’s market share from 28.5%

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? Most web browsers are already phasing out support for Flash.

The Future Of E-learning Is Mobile – mLearnCon

Upside Learning

Most important of them is the lack of operating system standards. Related posts: Mobile Learning (mLearning) Applications – An Example Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player?

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How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe had made a formal announcement stating that by 2020, the company would no longer support the flash player plug-in. What exactly is Flash? Flash files can be viewed on browsers using a Flash Player. So what went wrong with Flash?

Programming Is Back The Rise of HTML5 for E Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

When e-learning was first gaining momentum (about 15 to 20 years ago), building courseware required some degree of programming capability: HTML and JavaScript to build a primary code base, ActionScript in Flash to create interactive objects and content, and a good knowledge of SCORM standards.

How to Prepare for the End of the Flash

Magic EdTech

This is nowhere more visible than with the 2020 mandate to end flash support.For edtech companies and ed publishers, it’s a case of “objects in mirror are closer than they appear.”. These organizations have been developing Flash content for education since Macromedia offered Flash 1.0

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Two Software Tools for Creating Simulations

Kapp Notes

The characters and animations are rendered up as standard Flash®. Here are two tools that can be used for creating effective and engaging simulations. Let me know of other tools. SimWriter. Screen Capture from SimWriter simulation creation software.

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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Updates On HTML5 From Google I/O

Upside Learning

This new format may just become a de-facto audio/video delivery standard in the future as the web browsers like Firefox, Opera and Chrome have already confirmed supporting this format. At Google I/O event last year HTML 5 capabilities were demonstrated to developers for the first time.

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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?

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

It also removes the ability to publish flash content as flash is now dead. There are also some other options here: LMS: This is the place where you will be publishing your content to, choose “Other Standard LMSs”. Standard: The version your SCORM file will be published in.

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I

Upside Learning

The user interface is simple and uses standard components available. The user interface is simple and uses standard components available. The user interface experience may not be standard as in other styles. Whenever possible, use standard controls and behaviors.

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).

Why Is Online Learning Moving from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

This blog talks about reasons online learning is updating the content from Flash to HTML5. That said, there is still a section that is resisting the idea of converting Flash to HTML5, primarily because they are well-versed and more comfortable using 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.

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?

Firewall Problems and Solutions

Clark Quinn

Their solution uses a variety of technologies including: wma files, JavaScript, Flash, HTML and downloadable PPT. My sense is that the days when IT was doing things like stripping JavaScript, disallowing Flash, etc. I couldn't tell from the message, but it could be the case that they are using some kind of custom player. My sense is that using a custom Player is still a really bad idea in most cases. Creating a Flash shell or a JavaScript based shell is fine.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. Why Convert Flash/SWF to HTML5? Converting Flash Courses vs Creating New e-Learning Ones.

The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

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. Flash is already optimized for x86 which rules the desktop market.

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International E-Learning Part 2: How to Overcome the Challenges of Rolling Out E-Learning Across Different Countries

CDSM

We previously explored the importance of consistency in production in our blog post: ‘Why Developing Standards is Critical’. This focus on standards was a key foundation block for our work with Honda, and allowed us to ensure a consistency in translation across countries.

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines – Part II

Upside Learning

Always try to use standard views and controls with their default look and behavior as user is familiar with it, except in the case of immersive application type.

Video Format Comparison - Flash Video Format - WMV Format - Quicktime - Real

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked what video format to use and particularly about the differences between the Flash Video Format (FLV) and Windows Media - WMV Format. In The Rise of Flash Video - Tom Green tells us: This is not to say QuickTime and Windows Media are dead technologies. They aren't by a long shot, but when it comes to putting video on the web, the Flash Player has rapidly become the only game in town. Flash files are very consistent in their playback.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. Presently, the HTML5 vs Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner.

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

It also removes the ability to publish flash content as flash is now dead. There are also some other options here: LMS: This is the place where you will be publishing your content to, choose “Other Standard LMSs”. Standard: The version your SCORM file will be published in.

New Book – Mastering Adobe Captivate 2019

Adobe Captivate

We have also removed a few sections about legacy objects that are not supported in Flash. Since the Flash player will cease to be supported next year, we thought it was time to remove these objects from the book. Working with Standard Objects.

Adobe RoboHelp 8: The Pros Have It, The Others Don't

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

WebHelp supports standard Help features and provides customizing capabilities. Although FlashHelp is arguably the slickest-looking of the outputs, your customers would need to have the Flash Player 8 or later and a web browser to view the Help system.

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The Shift from Flash to HTML5

Firmwater

A recent change is important to note here was when major companies like Google, Apple and Microsoft phased out Adobe's Flash Player from their web browsers and opted for the open and mobile-friendly HTML5.So The shift from flash to HTML5 in web browsers means there needs to be a similar shift from flash-based content to content published to support HTML5. Flash's poor mobile device performance made it weak in comparison to HTML5's open web standards and mobility.

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. New APIs and Frameworks – Adobe has developed many new capabilities in Flash Player, AS 3.0