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. Due to this (and some other reasons like processor capability, device features, etc), not all devices support Flash – neither within the web-browser nor outside of it. Y ou can use existing Flash development skills to provide engaging elearning apps for handheld devices. -

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.

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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–

This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

Upside Learning

About a month back I blogged about Smokescreen which allows advertisers to run simple Flash movies on iPad/iPhone using HTML5/JavaScript. Today while checking my twitter feed I discovered Frash which runs Flash content on iPad/iPhone in a Safari browser. It’s an effort to take the Android implementation of Flash Player to run on iPad/iPhone. The video below shows Flash content running on iPad Safari browser using Frash –.

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). Flash to HTML5 Conversion Process.

HTML5 in E-learning – Signaling the End of the Flash Player

CommLab India

For years, the Flash Player reigned supreme in the world of e-learning. It seemed that the Flash Player was destined to rule the technology-enabled learning world. However, all that changed with the statement of one person – Steve Jobs, who declared in 2010 that iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system would not support the Flash Player. Apple’s products, the iPhone and the iPad, had (and continue to have) a large share of the mobile device market.

TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8: One Smart Player

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Arguably, the most common way to publish a Camtasia project is as a Flash SWF. Although your learners will not need Camtasia installed on their computer to use a SWF, they will need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com). According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on most of the world's computers.  When you produce a SWF in Camtasia, the output includes a  Smart Player.

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Flash to HTML5 The Great Migration

Training Industry

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML5) and Adobe Flash are effective technologies for creating engaging online content. However, we are beginning to see a migration from Flash to HTML5, especially in the e-learning industry. While they both currently have their advantages and disadvantages, our hunch is that HTML5 holds the aces for future-proof e-learning. Let’s explore the advantages that an HTML5 build can offer your e-learning.

Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning

mLearning Revolution

There’s no other Industry in the world that was more affected by Apple refusing to embrace Adobe Flash in their iOS devices like the eLearning Industry. I don’t have the exact numbers but I would venture to say that more than 98% of all eLearning was/is based on Adobe Flash (i.e. When I worked at Adobe, the question I most frequently heard from my customers was: how can we make our existing eLearning projects play on the iPad?

4 HTML5 Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Origin Learning

For quite sometime, Flash has been the preferred way of doing this. But with the coming of HTML5, browsers and developers of authoring tools have been working hard to catch up and provide the rich experience that is possible with this version. The new version gives native support for HTML5 animations, allows for enhanced publishing and even more customizable smart-shapes.

Adobe Captivate 6: HTML5 At Last!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This week, HTML5. Currently the most common way to publish a Captivate project is as a Flash SWF, an excellent solution because SWF files can be used by the vast majority of the world's personal computers, browsers and operating systems. Your learners will not need Captivate installed on their computer to use a SWF, but they will need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com). If the HTML5 Tracker is clean, you're ready to Publish. 

Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      If you attend our  Adobe Captivate Beginner class , you will learn how to publish projects as SWF (for desktop users) and HTML5 (for mobile users).  Currently, the most common way to publish a Captivate project is as a Flash SWF, an excellent solution because SWF files provide the best multimedia experience for your learners. According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on the majority of the world's computers.

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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. The advantages of using HTML5 In eLearningcourses are numerous and have been enumerated below for your ready reference.

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. Since then, I’ve programmed and built using Flash 3,4, 5, MX, MX 2004, 8, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, CC, CC 2014 and now CC 2015. No doubt, I love Flash. HTML5 or Flash—Which One Has Wider Appeal?

Watch Interactive Videos on Your iPad…Offline!

TechSmith Camtasia

app from the App Store, but the benefit is that your interactive videos are playable offline (as opposed to just playing the MP4 video using the iPad’s native player). In this post I took his method of combining Camtasia videos and an iOS app called GoodReader to make them available offline, while still maintaining the interactivity present in the TechSmith Smart Player. If you host it online with the Smart Player or put it on Screencast.com, no problems.

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Now that we have thought about what we can do with our existing courseware let’s think about building some new eLearning and what’s all the fuss about HTML5. A good starting point is our blog post – 5 Rapid Authoring Tools to Publish Courses For Your iPads – where we talk about some of the authoring tools that can be used to develop HTML5 courses for iPads. So what’s the fuss about HTML5? Apps for iPads – Native or Web-based?

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Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

About a year ago, I wrote about the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash. I pointed to Scribd switching from Flash to HTML, and pointed to their CTO Jared Friedman saying: "We are scrapping three years of Flash development and betting the company on HTML5 because we believe HTML5 is a dramatically better reading experience than Flash. It can play back on iPhone, iPad, and Android with support for Blackberry coming soon.

¿Por qué el hecho de que el iPad y el iPhone no soportan Adobe Flash es un gran incentivo para el mLearning?

mLearning Revolution

No hubo otra industria en el mundo que resultara más afectada por la decisión de Apple de no adoptar Adobe Flash en sus dispositivos iOS como la industria del eLearning. Desconozco las cifras exactas pero me atrevería a decir que más de 98% de todos los cursos de eLearning estuvieron o están basados en Adobe Flash (es decir, el estudiante necesita instalar Adobe Flash Player). Podemos hacer una transición exitosa del eLearning al aprendizaje móvil sin Flash?

Drawbacks of Flash: How Articulate Storyline Can Help

CommLab India

The trouble is that most Smartphones and tablet PCs do not support Flash , which makes Flash-based courses archaic. Today, many tools are available which give you Flash-like output, ones that lessen the complexities of Flash – requiring developers to have technical knowledge to create interactive elements, consuming a lot of time and most importantly, money. Today, let’s see how Articulate Storyline improves upon Flash and its drawbacks. And Flash is (was?)

Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

Earlier this year I questioned why there was Still No Flash on the iPhone and iPad. It’s become quite clear that Apple (Steve Jobs) is going to block putting Flash on these platforms. Today the big news is Scribd Switches to HTML5; Adobe To Make Tools for HTML5. Scribd today announced that they are going to be changing their Flash player to be based on HTML5. "We It’s the beginning of the long slow death of Flash.

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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Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

Finally, here’s everything you wanted to know about eLearning on iPads… and asked! By using a mobile device as a learning platform, one can leverage its unique features such as camera, audio/ video player & recorder, computing device, eBook reader, GPS, gaming compatibility etc. – What do we need to teach people in order for them to learn how to use iPads in general? The tablet is a format and the iPad is one too!

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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 ”. To understand how you will be affected, you first need to know what Flash Player is, why it’s being killed off and how to check which of your learning assets are reliant on it.

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.

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.

What Do We Mean When We Say HTML5?

The Learning Circuits

No doubt you’ve heard at least a whisper about HTML5 over the last year. It’s a Flash-killer. Another complication is that “HTML5” is often used to refer to a range of modern web technologies. Simply speaking, HTML is the language that the Web is written in, and HTML5 is the most recent version of it. Why is HTML5 important? When I asked this question to a group I was speaking to about HTML5 authoring tools last month, about half of them held up their iPads.

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.

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5

Aptara

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5. The movement away from using Flash in both internal and external content by businesses has been slowed by one important factor: This language has been seen as the primary distribution method for rich multimedia such as audio and video. This attachment to multimedia means businesses were waiting for a viable alternative way to send out their multimedia communications - and it appears they have received one in the form of HTML5.

Flash currently optional, soon to be obsolete

Aptara

Flash currently optional, soon to be obsolete. One of the hallmarks of an overall push toward HTML5 has been the decline in the use of Flash to play online media. Individuals won't miss the Flash plugin the way they prize the sound of vinyl records. If the rumblings from top professionals are any indication, the time has come for Flash to recede, replaced by newer and more effective ways to display content.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

HTML5 Course. The course is built in 100% HTML5 and the player you will view it on, is a HTML5 player within a LMS. Please note this course is not interactive and does not really show the full engagement of HTML5, but it is a start. Click HTML5 course. To see the power of HTML5. HTML5 is made up of the following: HTML. You can still do Flash, but enable this option. Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

HTML5 Course. The course is built in 100% HTML5 and the player you will view it on, is a HTML5 player within a LMS. Please note this course is not interactive and does not really show the full engagement of HTML5, but it is a start. Click HTML5 course. To see the power of HTML5. HTML5 is made up of the following: HTML. You can still do Flash, but enable this option. Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors.

Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If the learner is going to access the lesson over the internet (either from a web server or an LMS), publishing SWF and/or HTML5 is the way to go. In addition to the web browser, the learner must have the free Adobe Flash Player on the computer to view the SWF. If you publish HTML5, a web browser is still required for the learner. However, since HTML5 isn't a Flash-based output, you bypass the need for the learner to need the Flash Player.

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. for developing iPhone and iPad applications. As per the new agreement developers can use only C, C++, Objective-C, and JavaScript to develop iPad/iPhone apps. 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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Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

Welcome to our comprehensive guide to handling legacy Flash eLearning content. This page has all you need to know to on how to rapidly republish or recreate your courses to adapt to the imminent end of Flash at the end of 2020. What is happening to legacy Flash eLearning content?

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.

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

Upside Learning

A part of a new eBook Mobile Design For iPhone And iPad, this article showcases the variety of methods in which some of today’s most popular websites provide an interactive and (hopefully) useful mobile experience for their end users. Right from Apple iPad to Dell Streak to Samsung Galaxy Tab, it covers all the information you need to know on these mini computers. Flash Player 10.2 Upon the solid groundwork laid by the Flash Player 10.1

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

eLearning Learning Posts

CellCast mSCORM Player Announced - mLearning Trends , June 13, 2010 We’re pleased to announce the availability of the CellCast mSCORM Player , the latest extension to our CellCast Solution platform for enterprise mobile learning delivery. iPad (43). CourseNotes for the iPad , June 7, 2010. Marc My Words: Thinking About Mobile Learning in the Age of iPad by Marc J. Flash (59). What I Would Like to Say About HTML5 and Flash , June 26, 2010.

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