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

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–

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5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

Of late, many of our clients have asked us to develop courses for deployment over PCs but which can also be viewed over the iPad. While the demand for HTML5 courses is yet to catch up, the demand is growing stronger nevertheless. This hardly comes as a surprise given that the iPad dominates the worldwide tablet market. As per data published by Good Technology in their Good Technology Device Activations Report | Q1 2012 , the iPad 2 averaged 17.7 with HTML5 Converter.

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LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

28 free open source vendors – on 2nd tab. Please download it and not just open up open in your window. If you do not save it after you open it, you will not see it again, because it will exist in your cache and unless you know where to find it, many people think it disappears. HTML5 Course. The course is built in 100% HTML5 and the player you will view it on, is a HTML5 player within a LMS. Click HTML5 course.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Last week I asked if you had thought about mEnabling your eLearning for iPads (mEnabling, is what we are calling the process of getting your existing eLearning to run on iPads and other tablets) but didn’t really tell you how? A multimedia authoring tool that goes beyond Flash and builds applications based on HTML5, Javascript, jQuery and CSS3 and works well on iOS and Android devices, and the latest HTML5-compatible browsers. Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS.

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HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

HTML5 – Game Changer. Without boring you to death on the details of HTML5, what I will say is this will be a game changer in our industry for a number of reasons. and YouTube (beta) are already offering videos in HTML5 players. Improved interactivity over Flash. Open Source not Proprietary like Flash. Works in the Ipad Tablet and will work in other manufacture tablets, smartphones too – M-Learning to the next level. Even Flash.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

Open Source Systems – That have to be 100% free to be considered. Open Source LMS of the Year. The product is Flash based, which is nice, but lack of mobile optimization for the iPad. Optimized for the iPad (one of the 1st). Has a built-in player for 100% HTML5 courses (1st in the market) which can be launched within their system. LMS Products of the Year 2010.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

28 free open source vendors – on 2nd tab. Please download it and not just open up open in your window. If you do not save it after you open it, you will not see it again, because it will exist in your cache and unless you know where to find it, many people think it disappears. HTML5 Course. The course is built in 100% HTML5 and the player you will view it on, is a HTML5 player within a LMS. Click HTML5 course.

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

The adaptability and flexibility of HTML5 can address learner requirements and industry experts’ needs at the same time. Flash is Fading Away. Two decades ago, e-learning developers used to develop courseware on the primary code base of JavaScript and action script in Adobe Flash. Flash was also supported by the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) standards. Flash files (.swf) Smartphones, iPads, and tablets have opened new avenues for learning.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

There is something wrong when a free and open source product like Audacity can do it, yet a product that costs hundreds of dollars cannot. Unless a person is viewing it on an iPad device or other tablets OR viewing it on their HDTV device or monitor, I just don’t see the gain. That it is not a good idea to have multiple programs open while you are saving and publishing your video. Flash vs. HTML5.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

The Return on Peer Review - elearnspace , June 14, 2010 Martin Weller – a long time advocate for openness in education, demonstrating through practice rather than hype – discusses the return on peer review : Peer-review is one of the great unseen tasks performed by academics. Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free) - eLearning 24-7 , June 7, 2010 Below is a list of course authoring tools – think “rapid e-learning authoring software&#. iPad (43).

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The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

million tablets or really the Ipad or other tabs would be sold. Unless the Ipad falls off the planet tomorrow, you can take that and chunk it out of the window – Forrester’s projection. To date, 3 million Ipads have been sold, and we still have over 5 months to go. While 99% of the public, believes that the Ipad is the only player in the market, it is not. Screen size – the Ipad is 9.7 APIs, Open Source, HTML5. Open Peak.

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2011

Upside Learning

Open Source is Not Cheap, Leave Alone Free. iPad Applications In Bloom’s Taxonomy. Is the iPad Driving eLearning Towards HTML5? Flash For Mobile Is Dead. How Suitable Is HTML5 For Mobile Learning? One week into the New Year it’s the right time to look back on the year gone by. So we thought it would be interesting take a journey down our blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2011.

5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

Systems will become optimized to work on the iPad and tablets in general, regardless of OS (RIM, Windows7, Symbian, Android). HTML5 & Rapid Content Authoring Tools. With the exception of some custom courseware shops, Dreamweaver and you need the HTML5 expansion pack or perhaps a few open source content authoring tools – and you would have to create the code, no other RCAT offers the capability to build courses in 100% HTML5.

E-learning News September 2010

eLearning 24-7

Unison allows e-learning developers to build, test, review and publish Flash-based courses in minutes, from any computer connected to the internet. Best of all, you can do this without every opening Flash. These formats are for e-readers – for viewing online – u can dl an e-reader and view online or on e-readers such as the Nook, Sony Reader, Kindle and other companies, plus on tablets including the Ipad. HTML5 – Covers HTML5 (619.5kb).

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Vendors and sadly, companies who purchase their products, believe that since someone can open up their web browser and click to view pages, they can figure it out. Another small trend is providing advanced admin capabilities in the form of admins who have CSS, Flash,PHP or other languages. The growth of open source and with Web 3.0 The use of geolocation – available in HTML5. Tablets – Ipad (first and foremost), then other tablets. HTML5.

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Ten tips to build interactivity

eFront

In this market, open source solutions are not as well evolved as they are in the LMS market, but some developments are taking place in this area. Adobe has had to address HTML5 issues and, no doubt, will embrace the issues posed by the up-and-coming Tin Can. Articulate – The Storyline product is proving popular but is still closely allied to converting PowerPoint into Flash. Lectora will publish both Flash and HTML5 for Apps and rendering through iPads and smartphones.

“Current Need-to-Know Tools and What’s Around the Corner” Nick Floro #olconf

Learning Visions

Stop creating in Flash. If you’re not experimenting with androids and ipad devices – you should be out there and checking them out. HTML5 – explore that. Also a good example of online learning to check out) www.PhoneGap.com -- open source to create mobile apps Google Chrome has developer tools. Open your content in Chrome then go to View > Developer > Developer Tools – it will show your content on multiple devices.

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. iPads, iPhones, Android phones etc.), For example, let us take the most popular and open-source training portal MOODLE, which can deliver training to all types of learners discussed above.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. It pitches that it is a m-learning product because it supports HTML5. It doesn’t output to HTML5, though. #8 SaaS based solution, that offers contractors/developers who create courses for other folks – access to the Flash files. That said, for a freebie -and yes, I said freebie (open source) it has a lot of power.

5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

Systems will become optimized to work on the iPad and tablets in general, regardless of OS (RIM, Windows7, Symbian, Android). HTML5 & Rapid Content Authoring Tools. With the exception of some custom courseware shops, Dreamweaver and you need the HTML5 expansion pack or perhaps a few open source content authoring tools – and you would have to create the code, no other RCAT offers the capability to build courses in 100% HTML5.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

Plus the iPad. HTML5 will be available on every one of those tablets, plus they will offer Flash (notable exception the iPad). Bigger screen, higher horsepower, gbs, APIs in HTML5 – greater multimedia experience for anyone and geolocation – huge, especially for people who do new hire training or want to create a real world scenario brought within the tablet HTML5 structure. No need to have multiple windows open.

The Top 3 Aspects of Articulate 360 You Must Know

CommLab India

It consists of various tools for desktops, the Web and iPads. iPad: Preso. HTML5 Gesture Support. Publish to HTML5 First/Only. It is similar to the open-source eLearning authoring tool “Adapt Learning” and paid applications such as Gomolearning. . g) Preso : This is an app for iPads which is used to create training videos.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. I have seen continued interest and downloads for open source AR tool kits. Augmented reality opens those doors. Another Apple patent includes allowing users via touch free gesturing to move content from one device to another (example from your iPad to your television). HTML5 support – sorry Flash fans . Claro enables true HTML5 output.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. Open Source Product of the Year (i.e. You get the Flash code – YES – you get the code, which you can do whatever you want with it. Sure, other vendors will say you can do that too, but you have to open each object file to get it. Supports HD h.264 codec, which the iPad supports, and a few browsers for HTML5.

Latest E-Learning Insight and News

eLearning 24-7

Equally of interest, are the increase in open source systems that offer for a fee, hosting on their own servers, rather than on yours. million units, of which the iPad/iPad shipped 11.12 In some cases it is merely opening up the browser window, after you click on the app – which is self defeating the purpose of an app. Open Source Systems. Here is my list of the top three open source systems in the education/academia market.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Open Educational Resources Matures 4. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. The availability of cost-effective resources to facilitate wide collaboration (including open source software that enables wikis, discussion groups, chat and even web conferencing) presents the chance for organizations to reconsider the effectiveness of the performance support being offered to their people.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Some vendors push heavily on PPT, implying that a great WBT is really a PPT converted to Flash. Flash output – still red hot. HTML5. In the latest podcast featuring Volkner Zimmerman who is on the executive board at IMC-AG, he explicitly states that HTML5 is necessary in any course output for mobile. Flash isn’t going anywhere, except maybe the route of leaded gasoline. HTML5 is the new “Green” Get it now.

E-Learning Early Indicators

eLearning 24-7

Continued growth for open source solutions; Moodle is still the king; especially in education, although it is slowly starting to appear in the business and government side. #2 The iPad? Vendors who told me they were holding off or that their customers were not requesting m-learning on tablets, are or in the process of offering m-learning on tablets, with primary focus being the iPad. Harnesses the power of Tablets, including the Ipad (which I viewed it on).

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LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

Plus the iPad. HTML5 will be available on every one of those tablets, plus they will offer Flash (notable exception the iPad). Bigger screen, higher horsepower, gbs, APIs in HTML5 – greater multimedia experience for anyone and geolocation – huge, especially for people who do new hire training or want to create a real world scenario brought within the tablet HTML5 structure. No need to have multiple windows open.