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) ”. A few days before the launch of iPad Apple had released a list of ‘iPad ready’ websites having support for HTML5. Yes, HTML5 is a major revision over its predecessor HTML4. More specifically- Is it ready to compete with Flash for eLearning Development?

How to Convert Flash-Based Websites to HTML5 Right Now!

Hurix Digital

Over the years, Adobe Flash-ActionScript and HTML-JavaScript-CSS based development have been used as two of the main approaches for websites and other front-end web-based applications. Many devices do not support Flash websites. A Flash-based website affects your search rankings.

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7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Adobe Flash ruled the internet for a long time. However, owing to glaring security gaps, performance, and stability issues that Flash games presented on mobile devices, a need for change became more pressing. What is Flash? 3D elements were also added to the platform in 2011.

Quick Tips for Large-Scale Flash to HTML5 Migration

Hurix Digital

Why the rush to convert Flash to HTML5? Adobe has announced its decision to stop supporting Flash at the end of the year 2020. What this means is that if your eLearning courses contain Flash animations, they will no longer work. Besides, Flash was created for the PC era.

How to Convert Flash to HTML5 at Scale

Hurix Digital

Nearly everyone is familiar with Adobe Flash, for those who are not, it is a software with which apps, mobile games, desktop applications, and animations are produced. You can view Flash files like mobile and desktop apps by using the Adobe Flash Player or other third-party players. What is HTML5 and why is it used? Released in 2014, HTML5 is the 5 th and the latest version of Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML). Why should you convert Flash to HTML5?

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%

“How do I prepare my legacy Flash courses to transition to HTML5?”

Rustici Software

Hey Andy, We have some legacy training content built in Adobe Flash that still contains relevant learning material. I understand that I need to get everything converted to HTML5 before the end of the year, but could you provide any advice before I start this project?

Quick Tips for Large-Scale Flash to HTML5 Migration

Hurix Digital

Why the rush to convert Flash to HTML5? Here are some quick tips for large-scale Flash to HTML5 migration. Adobe has announced its decision to stop supporting Flash at the end of the year 2020. Adobe Flash was once the trusted tool for creating eLearning content.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . 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. This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. Presently, the HTML5 vs SWF/ Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner. Enter HTML5 !

mLearning devices and platforms: What you need to know

Bottom-Line Performance

This is part 4: mLearning devices and platforms: What you need to know. Video is an acceptable replacement for Flash. Because iPhones and iPads do not support Flash – and most traditional e-courses leverage a lot of it – there is a lot of conversion of Flash animations to video formats. However, Samsung’s second generation tablet is a worthy competitor to the iPad – and it supports Flash, external devices, and upgrades – things the iPad does not.

HTML5 Interactions: Why business platforms are converting Flash courses

Adobe Captivate

Over the years, eLearning developers have used Flash in developing the courses. The coding process had been complicated until HTML5 made its way onto the scene. Previously, the developers used tools like XML, Java, and Flash to code the courses. However, HTML5 has now become popular and it is being extensively used to develop the eLearning courses. You can now convert flash courses to html5, where the readers find it more comfortable to read the course materials.

4 Ways to Maximize the Impact of Your Training When Migrating From Flash to HTML5

Adobe Captivate

Since Flash, a leading authoring tool till a few years ago, is not supported on mobile devices, organizations feel the need to convert their Legacy Flash courses to HTML5. These 4 Examples on How to Use Migration from Flash to HTML5 To Enhance the Impact of Your eLearning will help organizations improve their eLearning as they migrate from Flash to HTML5.

Converting Flash-based E-learning Content to HTML5 Why and How

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world. It appeared that the reign of Flash would continue forever. Despite all its powerful features, Flash is not compatible with most Smartphones and tablets. With the demand for mobile learning increasing by leaps and bounds , the incompatibility of Flash with mobile devices this is a serious disadvantage. HTML5 allows learners access to online learning content on the devices of their choice.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

5 Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . 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. This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. Presently, the HTML5 vs Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner. Why Convert to HTML5?

Raptivity Essential : Now Build HTML5 and Flash Interactions Simultaneously

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

As Harbinger Knowledge Products unveils a brand new version of Raptivity Essential that lets you publish interactions in the HTML5 format in addition to Flash SWF format, I thought it would be interesting to talk to Shweta Kulkarni, who was involved deeply in the engineering of this product upgrade. What prompted you to go the HTML5 way? The entire Raptivity Himalaya library will be available in HTML5 format soon.

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. For now this project is targeted at advertisers to enable them to run Flash ads on the iPhone/iPad. Here is a video demonstration of a Flash ad running on an iPad using Smokescreen –. Related posts: Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– eLearning Development: What’s new in Flash CS4?

4 Reasons You Should Invest in Flash to HTML5 Conversion

CommLab India

Have you invested heavily in Flash-based e-learning? Well, you need to convert them to the HTML5 format. The primary reason you should convert your Flash-based courses into the HTML5 format is that these courses cannot be accessed on most mobile devices. You cannot provide offline access to e-learning content, if it is developed in Flash. However, this is not the case with HTML5. But sadly, Flash cannot handle mobile apps.

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. This announcement has a major impact on any organization which has e-learning courses published to run in Adobe Flash player. Course format (.swf,htm).

The Shift from Flash to HTML5

Firmwater

Users access their online learning several times throughout the day using different platforms. 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.

Delivering content in multiple formats – A common publishing challenge?

Magic EdTech

How does MagicBox, a Digital publishing platform, solves one of the most complex issues that education publishers face? While free or freemium content, subscription-based sales, open authorship, and security all are growing needs in the education publishing market, the challenge that most common among publishers is delivering content on multiple devices in multiple device formats. Moreover, they had access to a stable, well-established physical format and set of aesthetics.

4 Ways to Maximize the Impact of Your Training When Migrating From Flash to HTML5

EI Design

Since Flash, a leading authoring tool till a few years ago, is not supported on mobile devices, organizations feel the need to convert their Legacy Flash courses to HTML5. These 4 Examples on How to Use Migration from Flash to HTML5 To Enhance the Impact of Your eLearning will help organizations improve their eLearning as they migrate from Flash to HTML5. Firstly, the user interface was simplified so that it would work on all devices and platforms.

HTML5: The great platform crossover

Aptara

HTML5: The great platform crossover. Web tools that are accessible on many different platforms are useful internally and externally, which helps explain their rapid rise. On the other hand, using multi-platform materials for external releases is also helpful, as this ensures viewers never give up on learning about a company because they are using the wrong hardware. Coders' comfort with HTML5 is on the rise.

How to Distribute eBooks on Online Platforms

Kitaboo

However, before you proceed, you need to understand how to distribute ebooks and format it properly so that it is acceptable on various distribution platforms. There are many different types of formats available for delivering digital content: 1) FLASH: Most digital magazines were originally created in this format; however, it soon fell out of favour due to several security concerns and the fact that many browsers disabled Flash content, thus restricting its usage.

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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. Over the years web browsers matured and so did Flash Player, which became the most widely used plug-in to play multimedia elements on a web page. Soon Flash became a source of frustration for the world’s largest technology companies such as Apple, Google, and Facebook.

MP4 – Making Flash-based E-learning Videos Universal

CommLab India

Over the last few years, his organization developed hundreds of e-learning videos in Flash. So, Sean’s boss asked him to make the Flash-based online learning videos accessible on mobile devices. How can e-learning developers make videos developed in Flash mobile-compatible? Those videos need to be converted to the MP4 format. MP4 is a digital container format that can hold audio and video content as well as images and subtitles, in a single file.

HTML5 presents platform-spanning development option

Aptara

HTML5 presents platform-spanning development option. While HTML5 gained its cultural cachet as a mobile content standard, the highly touted substitute for Flash on Apple devices, its strength comes from the fact that it works across platforms, desktop, smartphone and tablet inclusive. Organizations simultaneously committing to create more materials and facing audiences that want to reach them on every device type imaginable will find an ally in HTML5.

An A-Z Guide to Convert Flash-based Online Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

Flash- an online course development tool that was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world. It seemed that the reign of Flash would never end. Despite its abilities, Adobe Flash suffers a major limitation – incompatibility with most modern mobile platforms. The technology-enabled learning development community soon found the solution – HTML5, the latest web technology paradigm. HTML5 runs smoothly on all devices, including the latest mobiles.

A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools

Elucidat

You’ve probably heard: Flash is dead! In its wake, HTML5 authoring has become the industry standard for L&D teams looking to produce modern, interactive and multi-device elearning. With the range of HTML5 authoring tools available on the market, how do you decide which one is right for your team? First off, what exactly is HTML5 authoring? HTML5 is today’s standardised language for structuring and presenting content on the web.

10 LMS features that you should in an eLearning platform

Pinlearn

However, moving deeper into the concepts, we cannot rest on an eLearning platform capable of only teaching the stuff. Just Google the phrase “LMS software” and you will see thousands of links to different products, services, and articles claiming to offer an eLearning platform or an LMS tool. With a majority of users of your eLearning platform coming through mobile, a responsive LMS integration is a must for improving your rankings in the search engines. What is LMS software?

HTML5 benefits outshining limitations

Aptara

HTML5 benefits outshining limitations. HTML5 conversion is one way to fight back against this negative reaction. Seeing the light on HTML5. A recent Talking New Media guest post by Aquafada Communications Manager Jake Sebastian indicated that organizations hoping to publish their content on more than one platform should make HTML5 part of their approach. The choice to use HTML5 is no longer seen as revolutionary, even in the face of the popular Flash ecosystem.

Converting Flash to HTML5: Switch Now Before Support Ends

gomo learning

It’s the end of an era: the once common Adobe Flash format will be discontinued on December 31 2020. If you haven’t yet moved all of your learning content over to HTML5, now is the time. Converting Flash to HTML5 might seem like a major challenge.

5 reasons to avoid a Flash-based quiz creator

ProProfs

Though a Flash-based quiz creator allows you to upload attractive images, videos and media to your quizzes making them more interactive, however, the disadvantages of using Flash technology far outweigh its advantages. This is the very reason why we avoid Flash with our quiz creator and through our superior video encoding technology convert Flash-based videos to HTML5, ensuring that all the multimedia included in your quizzes run across multiple platforms and mobile devices.

ELearning moves beyond the Flash era

Aptara

ELearning moves beyond the Flash era. Several generations of eLearning options have entered the market over the past few decades, ranging from basic early efforts to today's flexible online platforms. The transition to HTML5. While it was once the backbone of the Internet, Flash technology is now in decline. Revealed as a system full of security holes and requiring extra installation to run, it has taken a back seat to HTML5.

Case Study: Online Sleep Medicine School saves +50% on LMS costs after migrating to Custom Built Platform in record time

Academy of Mine

At the end of 2018, the Atlanta School was set to renew its contract with its eLearning platform provider. While not actively looking for a new platform, they were still aware of experiencing some pain points with their LMS. Feeling like a small fish with a big company, the Atlanta School was not satisfied with their platform vendor’s level of customer support as well as the platform’s limited functionality not being addressed. files utilizing Flash into HTML5 files.

Google underlines HTML5 importance with auto-convert policy

Aptara

Google underlines HTML5 importance with auto-convert policy. This is a vital question for creators of content, as they need to determine whether their efforts are in the proper format to suit the times. The current schism worth studying involves how rich digital content appears online - for years, Flash was the standard. Now, however, HTML5 has shown that such a model is not required.

Seeking new functionality, New York Times opts for HTML5

Aptara

Seeking new functionality, New York Times opts for HTML5. The online multimedia format war between Flash and HTML5 has bigger repercussions for the rest of the digital world. This is especially true in the case of HTML5, which can be used for a number of important purposes including cross-platform software creation. The relevance to content creators is great, as the reasons to convert from Flash to HTML5 are growing every month.

Pressure mounting to lose Flash in Web content

Aptara

Pressure mounting to lose Flash in Web content. The struggle of HTML5 against Flash is one of the Internet's current main elements. Flash is the entrenched choice, due to its longtime presence on Web pages. Now, it's worth leaders considering Flash to HTML5 conversion for their rich resources to fit in with the new wave of computing and Web apps. It's not a fun process, and HTML5 is meant to avoid those types of extra downloads.