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

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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. Listen, I was not always a Flash hater, but when I saw HTML5 over a year ago, I knew this was a better solution for the industry, for all of us. Exciting news, I tell you.

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.

Flash Player 10 New Features- Online Training Course

Take an e-Learning Break

Flash Player 10 New Features is a new online training course including how to set up a system for development and testing from Adobe evangelist Lee Brimelow. He shows how to use the new Pixel Bender tools to create beautiful filters and export them to Flash. The 9 minute Overview of Flash Player 10 module is free.

Flash Player Coming to the iPhone

eLearning Weekly

Well, here’s another reason why I may consider getting an iPhone … Adobe ’s CEO, Shantanu Narayen , recently spoke about developing a Flash player for the iPhone during the Adobe Q1 investor relations call. Narayen said: “Well, you know, we really believe that Flash is synonymous with the Internet and frankly anybody who wants to browse the Web and experience the Web in all its glory really needs Flash support.

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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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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Free eLearning Development Calculator… Quickly Determine Your LOE

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

To use the tool, simply plug in how many minutes you'd like your finished eLearning lesson to be, answer a few questions, and our calculator will determine your level of effort!

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 ”.

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? What will happen with Flash Player support on RIM?s

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 3

Upside Learning

5 Innovative Classroom Management Tools For Teachers. This article lists five virtual tools that can help you complete them more efficiently. Flash Player 10.2 Upon the solid groundwork laid by the Flash Player 10.1

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June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools. Lists some features and functions that eLearning professionals normally expect from authoring tools. Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning. Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player?

eLearning Guild Authoring & Development Tools Research Report (2008)

Learning Visions

After my session at ISPI earlier this week, someone commented that what would have really been useful is a list of the top 10 authoring tools in the market. During my presentation, I flashed up on the screen a list of the 122+ tools listed in the Brandon Hall database. And of course, the tool needs to fit the purpose, so one tool won’t fit all. I did dig up the eLearning Guild Authoring Tools Research Report (January 2008).

Future Of Flash Is Open Source

Upside Learning

Looks like a desire to speed up their open-source development around the Flash platform. We advocate the need of openness at Adobe especially for their Flash runtimes. Although Adobe has a range of open-source projects they haven’t yet fully “opened” both the Flash runtimes.

New to Captivate – Making a Template Master Slide or Film Strip

Adobe Captivate

I’m an Animate (Flash) and once a Director developer. As the Flash player is coming to an end, we have decided (where I work) to use Captivate for our lesson publishing application. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question "Elearning authoring tools" fluid box question ResponsiveI have been tasked with making our template, and need to design choices that my other team members to choose from. Captivate seems to be similar to Powerpoint’s Master slide.

Comparison of Free Virtual Classroom Systems

G-Cube

Here is our comparative analysis that you may want to use to select the tool which best suits your requirements –. Video is limited to webcam capture, and currently no tool provides support for capturing variable/HD resolution video.

A discussion of the benefits and pitfalls of screen recording as an instructional tool

Take an e-Learning Break

Interesting free seminar coming up from Adobe: A discussion of the benefits and pitfalls of screen recording as an instructional tool 12.30 - 13.30 You'll need a computer with a browser, Adobe Flash player and Internet connection.

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.

Experimenting with Tiny Chat

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Harold Jarche and I had a conversation that went quite smoothly until my Flash player blew up. Tags: Tools TinyChat looks very cool for impromptu video chats. I joined one group of eight simultaneously on screen — with 40 logged into the text chat.

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.

Flash to HTML5 Elearning: Costs vs. Benefits

42 Design Square

Adobe Flash reigned almost unchallenged as the elearning media of choice for over more than two decades; its ability to quickly create tweening animations and interactive applications were much valued by instructional and elearning developers. You’ve heard it by now and know that Adobe Flash-based elearning is on its way out and HTML5 elearning is the thing of the future. Flash-based elearning content will not play on all devices and from modern browsers.

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.

eLearning Development: What’s new in Flash CS4?

Upside Learning

If you have been bugged by previous Flash versions not allowing you to publish for latest Flash Player there is some relief here. Flash CS4 allows us to finally publish SWF files for Flash Player 10 - the latest version of Flash Player. Flash Player 10 is becoming very popular and in December 2008 , was already installed in more than 50% of the computers surveyed worldwide.

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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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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.] Here are some videos demonstrating on how Device Central 5 is integrated with Dreamweaver and Flash Professional –.

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Adobe (finally) release eLearning Suite

The E-Learning Curve

Even the most non-techie “I-can’t-find-the-Any-key” computer user almost certainly has the Flash Player installed in their browser; if you’re an. Tags: content development workflow e-learning industry elearning content authoring tools Adobe eLearning Suite adobe eLearning Suite e-learning development We’ve all been using Adobe products for years.

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8 reasons for using HTML5 for authoring eLearning course

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Flash has been a productive tool for authoring these courses. But, it suffered from the drawback that OS platforms of latest handheld devices don’t extend support for Flash. HTML5 has superseded Flash as a viable option for authoring eLearning courses because it is supported by all smartphones and tablets. If you develop the course using Flash, the same would not run on devices like iPhone and iPad.

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 the Timeline and Other Useful Tools.

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

How to Make Workplace Safety Training Modules Future Ready

Kitaboo

Create Interactivity with HTML5: Adobe’s Flash Player will become obsolete by next year, as the company has announced that it will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020. You can always use data analytics tools to track the employees’ progress.

Discovering Adobe InDesign for eLearning

Integrated Learnings

With Adobe Flash , you can create interactive elements that take your courses to the next level of engagement and even create entire courses. Recently, however, I stumbled across another great tool in the Adobe family – Adobe InDesign. Adobe InDesign is a tool for creating those things that partner with your eLearning courses, such as resource guides or job aids.You can make them interactive for web deployment and include elements such as Flash files, videos or links.

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What’s New in Adobe eLearning Suite2?

Upside Learning

Adobe recently released eLearning Suite 2 comprising of Captivate 5, Flash Professional CS5, Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended, Acrobat 9 Pro, Presenter 7 (available on Windows only), Soundbooth CS5, Bridge CS5, Device Central CS5 in it. Flash CS5 has many new features.

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