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?

The Future For Flash

Upside Learning

Earlier today, I received a link to the Flash Plugin roadmap. A lot of elearning content today was designed and developed using Flash and that will continue in the foreseeable future. That sounds quite strange, given that the Metro Touch version of IE will not support the Flash plugin.

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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.

How to Prepare for the End of the Flash

Magic EdTech

But with technology, the change happens faster than the speed of light. 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.”. What exactly is Flash?

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Ring in the New: Flash E-learning to HTML5

CommLab India

Ever since Google announced it would make HTML5 the default experience in Chrome , and start blocking Flash by the end of this year, many organizations have been wondering why. Disadvantages of Adobe Flash. Flash components usually take more time to load.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. The rise of HTML5?

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 –.

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.

The Shift from Flash to HTML5

Firmwater

As online technology evolves, it may be difficult to keep up to date with the changes taking place. 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.

HTML5 rising: Showdown imminent with Flash

Aptara

HTML5 rising: Showdown imminent with Flash. It's time to seriously consider HTML5 as a development medium if companies haven't already made that choice. This small advantage can be huge when considering hardware offerings that don't even offer the option to download Flash player.

My Thoughts on Microsoft Bringing back the Start button and the need for Change in eLearning

mLearning Revolution

Two recent example come to mind: 1) Apple not allowing Adobe Flash on the iPhone and iPad; and 2) Adobe recently making the move to a cloud-only Creative Suite product offering. MIT Technology Review. eLearning Mobile Learning change featured microsoft mLearning

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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Latest HTML5 convert: YouTube

Aptara

Latest HTML5 convert: YouTube. The gradual expansion of HTML5-powered technology across the Internet has been ongoing for years now. As a language that does not require a plugin to display correctly, HTML5 has stepped up to take that mantle. Information Technology.

How to Quickly Convert PowerPoint into HTML5 Online Courses Using iSpring

CommLab India

Unfortunately, Microsoft PowerPoint does not come with this conversion option. Open the PowerPoint you wish to convert to a HTML5 online course. Before you click publish, do not forget to select the Combined (HTML5 + Flash) or Mobile (HTML5) under the Output section.

W3C's HTML5 recommendation published

Aptara

W3C's HTML5 recommendation published. The path to widespread HTML5 adoption has been a long one in some senses, but when compared to 20-year old Flash, which HTML5 is replacing in many cases, its rise has been swift and dramatic. Video is the crux of HTML5 as it stands.

HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

Every month, I will providing an emerging technology that I believe will be a game changer in the e-learning industry. 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. Can I see HTML5 sites now?

HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

Every month, I will providing an emerging technology that I believe will be a game changer in the e-learning industry. 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. Can I see HTML5 sites now?

Mobile browsers increasing HTML5 compatibility

Aptara

Mobile browsers increasing HTML5 compatibility. Recent trends in the business technology world have pointed to the greater importance of platform-agnostic development using languages such as HTML5. Mobile devices work with HTML5. The HTML5 market.

HTML5 content enters new era

Aptara

HTML5 content enters new era. This is a significant moment for the Flash alternative and brings up inevitable questions about what to do next. Security company Sophos recently used its Naked Security blog to state one of the most exciting facts about HTML5.

HTML5: A future without plugins?

Aptara

HTML5: A future without plugins? Such companies thrive on the use of languages such as HTML5, which allows development across everything from desktop PCs to iOS devices, a range that puts it beyond older technologies such as Adobe Flash. Information Technology.

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.

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.

Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Selecting the Enable Accessibility option ( Edit > Preferences > Publishing ) makes certain elements in Adobe Captivate projects accessible or open to accessibility technology. Internet Explorer is the only browser with support for MSAA (Microsoft Active Accessibility). Note: To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. by Kevin Siegel.

You (Probably) Have the Technology

Rob Hubbard

The trouble with many author tools is that their main publishing format is Flash, which as you know, Apple don’t support on their mobile devices. You can animate text and images using Microsoft PowerPoint and then publish it out as a video.

Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel       If you have already created a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint, it's very easy to re-purpose the presentation as eLearning content using either TechSmith Camtasia Studio or Adobe Presenter. Using Camtasia, you can add callouts, images, audio, Flash hotspots, animations, and even a quiz.). Adobe Presenter Camtasia eLearning HTML5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology TechSmith Camtasia Studio training

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).

How to Transcribe Text into PowerPoint & E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

I’ve been playing around with ideas to get old Flash course content into a new HTML5 course. There are tens of thousands of old Flash-based e-learning courses where people no longer have the source files. Use PowerPoint to Transcribe Text for HTML5 E-Learning.

eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.

mLearning Revolution

As illustrated in the image above, this mantra is one of the key drivers behind some of the most powerful companies in the world, namely Apple, Google, and Microsoft. Flash-based eLearning. Today Flash is pretty much a thing of the past.

3 Best Tools to Develop Web-based Training (WBT) Courses

CommLab India

Storyline is widely used to convert Flash-based e-learning content, which cannot be accssed on most Smartphones and tablet PCs, into the mobile-compatible HTML5 format. The software can be used to retain most effects of Flash. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

To combat “boring” eLearning experiences, programs like Adobe Flash and Director came on the scene with an animated bang (anyone else remember the bird crash vector animation from the early Flash demos?) eLearning created with these tools became engaging again, and though these applications did not require the kind of command-line coding expertise that TenCORE did, Actionscript (for Flash ) and Lingo (for Director ) could not be described as “simple” to use.

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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Evaluating 3 Useful Tools that Support E-learning Development

CommLab India

Adobe Presenter is an e-learning software application developed by Adobe Systems and available as a Microsoft PowerPoint plug-in. All Flash interactivities are possible. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools

How to Distribute eBooks on Online Platforms

Kitaboo

Adobe plans to end support for Flash by the end of 2020. DOC,DOCX: Microsoft Word’s proprietary format is widely used for documents in older versions of Word. 6) HTML5: A textbook can be directly converted to the mobile-friendly HTML5 format.

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Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Samsung Galaxy S is expected to be the first real challenger to the iPad, it runs on Android OS, offers Flash 10.1 and HTML5. Again, the iPad runs with HTML5, not Flash nor Java. True, the other tablets and Samsung offer Flash 10.1 and Java, but they offer HTML5 too. However, if you tested them in Avant, an alternative browser used by many people, they were not – yet Avant used Flash and Java. Same issue occurred with Opera – used Flash and Java.

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

mLearning Revolution

This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. Not to be outdone, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note II and the Tab Tablet, and of course Microsoft announced the Surface Tablet.