Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

On Feb 15, 2010, at Mobile World Congress 2010, Adobe announced Adobe AIR for mobile devices, a consistent runtime for standalone applications which is an outcome of Adobe initiated Open-Screen project. 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. General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning).

Making Mobile Learning a Reality with Flash to HTML5 Conversion!

CommLab India

With the ever increasing popularity of mobile learning and Flash’s end by 2020, Flash to HTML5 conversion is the next big thing! If not for anything else, convert Flash to HTML5 to make mobile learning a reality!

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Mobile Learning – Switch Your Flash Based E-learning Courses to HTML5

Swift eLearning Services

Over the years, the technology has revolutionized and it has created amazing tools and given access to common people. In the earlier era, there is a thought-provoking in everyone’s mind that the computer is used only in multi-national companies and some industries where software employees use it for their business expansion.

How Suitable Is HTML5 For Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

HTML5 is adoption for mobile learning is picking up; perhaps the iPad is one driver of change , rapid improvements in regular and mobile browsers rendering HTML5 another. Recently, while speaking to customers, we encountered one of the primary issues that corporate stumble upon when deciding on HTML5 for pilots or technology exploration initiatives. Large companies, especially in the BFSI market need security built into their technology solutions.

The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

Adobe recently announced AIR for Mobile devices. 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. Adobe wants to latch onto the developer group that’s comfortable with Flash, yet wants their services and content to run across platforms – this by making its runtime consistent across all devices and encourage developers to design accordingly.

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Transitioning your flash assets to HTML5? Here’s what you need to know

Magic EdTech

By now, it is well known that Adobe will be discontinuing Flash support after December 2020. However, this change is in many respects long overdue, as the new educational technology landscape requires courses to be formatted in a way that is compatible with mobile devices and tablets.

Using the Pros and Cons of HTML5 to Enhance E-learning

CommLab India

The Learning industry is talking a lot about HTML5 these days. Its compatibility with multiple devices, augmenting mobile learning, has made it the hot favorite of L&D circles. However, HTML5 has cons along with its much talked about pros. As learning experts, we can use even the cons of HTML5 to benefit e-learning. Pros of HTML5 – How They Support E-learning. Is compatible with mobile browsers.

Multimedia Wars: Flash or HTML5

G-Cube

For the learning industry, it is truly an era of looking forward to progress and innovation. But with increased number of viewing devices, from the early desktops to laptops and now, smart-phones, there is more than one factor that influences e-learning developers’ choice of applications, software or standards used to build training. The current debate between Flash and HTML5 rests largely on multi-media features. So Flash wins hands down in terms of available support.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000. Mobile video traffic exceeded 50 percent of total mobile data traffic for the first time in 2012. Mobile network (cellular) connection speeds grew 20 percent in 2014. These are just some excerpts from Cisco’s Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update for 2014 to 2019, but they clearly prove a point.

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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. The mobile version allows you to compose mobile learning courses using the same authoring system.

Best Practices to Migrate Legacy Flash Courses to HTML5 the Right Way

Adobe Captivate

Today, mLearning or mobile learning is an integral part of learning strategy. Besides new online training development, you certainly need to evaluate to migrate some or all of you legacy Flash courses to a format that is compatible with Tablets and Smartphones. In my earlier article 8 Tips To Convert Flash to HTML5 That Will Help Your Business, I had highlighted the challenge (associated with legacy courses) and the solution (how HTML5 addresses the challenge).

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. Some companies like PhoneGap , Appcelerator and Unity3d having cross compiler products [that can publish the same code for iPhone/iPad or other mobile devices] have clarified or assured that the apps developed using their tools would still be accepted by Apple but there is no official response from Adobe on this.

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Migration From Flash To HTML5 – Warning: You May Be Losing Money

Adobe Captivate

If you are reading this, you have decided to adopt mLearning or mobile learning and are evaluating an efficient way to migrate your legacy Flash content to HTML5. Your objective is to provide enhanced flexibility and a better learning experience to your learners. However, there are several issues that you must be aware of as you move forward with migration from Flash to HTML5. How To Make A Successful Migration 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. But, all this changed with the advent of the mobile learning era. 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.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. Technology is full of promise. And we like our technology and we like hopeful promises of an ideal future. For many years, mobile learning was one of those promises. Once mobile devices started to become popular the promise of being able to have everything on our devices, including learning programs, was right on the heels. Standards to Advance Mobile Learning.

Help Your E-Learning Customers Understand HTML5

Rapid eLearning

Before we get started: Flash is going away soon. And if you have a lot of older e-learning courses, it’s something that you should be dealing with now before it’s too late. 4 Simple Steps to Update Flash Courses. Thus the demand for HTML5 courses.

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 Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5 Makes Business Sense

Adobe Captivate

While mobile learning or mLearning is being widely adopted, the challenge of how to handle the migration from Flash to HTML5 still persists. Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5. While mLearning or mobile learning adoption for new requirements has gained tremendous momentum in the last few years, you still have the challenge of what you should do with your investment that is locked in your legacy Flash courses.

Mobile Learning with Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Mobile learning continues to grow. If you are using Lectora then you’re already prepared to build mobile content. Post from the Lectora Blog: Before You Go Mobile: 28 Mobile Learning Questions to Ask. Did You Know Lectora is the ONLY Major HTML5 Authoring Tool? Meet the Demand for Mobile Learning. Create Mobile Learning Content for Smartphones. View High Quality Flash Animations on iPhones and iPads.

Mobile Learning and Interactivity

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Does mobile learning need interactivity? Even more so, says Janhavi Padture, one of the invited speakers at Washington Interactive Technologies Conference, hosted by SALT (Society of Applied Learning Technologies). Mobile content is short-duration, small-screen. Give us examples of interactivity on mobile devices. What are some of the technology challenges in mlearning? Flash and HTML5 options exist for web apps.

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. Flash will be allowed to die in 2020 as Adobe ceases to support the standard. Extensive use of Flash makes this development a concern for those of us working in the eLearning industry. The rise of HTML5?

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. Many a time, traveling staff members such as salespeople and service technicians need access to learning materials in areas with limited broadband. However, this is not the case with HTML5.

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. This powerful software enabled learners to access online courses with stunning visuals, wonderful animations, and learning interactivities. It seemed that the Flash Player was destined to rule the technology-enabled learning world. Jobs’ statement had serious ramifications for the web-based learning world. A new technology was needed, and it came in the form of HTML5.

Is it time to Abandon Adobe Flash in eLearning Design? [Chime in]

mLearning Revolution

This morning while reading the latest news, I came across a CNET news article, entitled “Flash quietly re-emerges on Amazon’s Kindle Fire.” ” Speaking to All Things Digital in an interview published on Tuesday, Amazon’s Kurt Kufeld confirmed that his company has been quietly testing Flash support with Kindle Fire owners since February. ” “One we heard often from customers was that they wanted to view Flash content,” he said.

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Flash For Mobile Is Dead

Upside Learning - Mobile

Recently Amit had written about how the eLearning industry and digital media in general has been driven to HTML5 by the rapid adoption of tablet computers, namely the iPad. To further reinforce that thought, Adobe announced just yesterday that it has ceased development on the Flash mobile browser plug-in. Meaning there will be no updates to those plug-ins and future versions of Android and Blackberry Playbooks may not be able to render Flash content.

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7 Mobile Learning Facts L&D Managers Should Know

Obsidian Learning

More than 5 billion people in the world own a mobile phone. Clearly, mobile technology is making a significant impact in our world. Does this automatically translate into employees being ready to learn on their phones? In either case, you’ll need to determine if mobile learning deliverables will function properly on the devices. Mobile delivery options depend on the content and audience. percent of mobile device users prefer vertical orientation.

12 Mobile Learning Trends On The Rise

LearnDash

In the elearning industry there is sometimes confusion as to the difference between elearning and “mobile learning” In many respects elearning is mobile – so why make a distinction? The mobile learning boom started to come about when people began to rely upon mobile technology on a more regular basis. In other words, learning that is not confined to a desktop (do people still use those?)… mlearning mobile learning

Flash Dead for eLearning

Tony Karrer

I've been warning about this since January 2010 in Still No Flash , and called it out further as the signs became more serious in May 2010 with Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash. My words then: We are hitting a tipping point where you have to question building anything that uses Flash as the delivery mechanism. In February of 2011, Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash , I pointed to the smart moves by Rapid Intake to work around this problem.

Essential Steps To Convert Flash-based E-learning Content To HTML5 [Infographic]

CommLab India

For many years, Adobe Flash was used predominantly to develop graphics, games, and animations. Flash enabled the use of various interactivities that made learning enriching. It appeared that the reign of Flash would continue forever. But, all this changed with the advent of the mobile learning era. Despite powerful features, Flash-based courses do not run on iPads, Android tabs, and other latest mobile devices.

How to Convert Adobe Flash E-learning to HTML5 [Infographic]

CommLab India

Despite its powerful features, Flash is not compatible with most smartphones and tablets. With the demand for mobile learning increasing, the incompatibility of Flash with mobile devices is a serious disadvantage. The solution to this problem lies in migrating legacy e-learning courses developed in Flash to the HTML5 format. Learning Technology flash to html5

How to Use the Flash Courses to HTML5 Conversion Opportunity to Improve Your ROI

Adobe Captivate

Organizations have tremendous investment in Flash-based legacy courses. With the phasing out of Flash, the legacy Flash courses need to be converted to HTML5 so that they can support multi-device delivery (that is, the same course can run across devices from desktops/laptops to tablets/smartphones). I founded EI Design in 2002, and for nearly a decade, Flash was the leading (and often the only) authoring tool. Adopting sticky learning strategies.

7 Essentials of a Successful Mobile Learning Strategy

Obsidian Learning

Broadly defined, mobile learning can happen anywhere, anytime, on any mobile device. To deploy mobile learning successfully, you’ll need to make that broad definition very specific to your organization and users. Here are seven essentials to create a successful mobile learning strategy. There are many ways to deploy mobile learning in an organization. Verify that your organization is HTML5- and mobile-ready?For

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

It’s nothing new —just another step in the continual evolution we’ve seen since the early 1990s, when authoring tools were first introduced to help eLearning professionals create and deliver learning. Over the years, these tools have had to balance ease-of-use with the ability to create a robust learning experience. Using Authorware , learning professionals could create learning programs with hyper-simplistic designs, primarily through dragging and dropping icons.

5 Must-Adopt Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

Today, mobile learning is an integral part of most organizations’ training deliveries. In this article, I share 5 mobile learning strategies that you can adopt for corporate training. Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training You Should Adopt. Mobile learning for corporate training refers to the anytime, anywhere training that is available on mobile devices. Promote social or collaborative 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. But what about the experience for mobile users? Can we make a successful transition from eLearning to mLearning without Adobe Flash? eLearning Mobile Learning featured

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?

Making Flash-based Courses Engaging and Mobile-compatible

CommLab India

Have you developed hundreds of online courses using Adobe Flash? Are you worried that these courses would become redundant because of their incompatibility with mobile devices? Many firms have developed a large number of e-learning courses in Adobe Flash in the days before the mobile revolution. But, today, as mobile learning becomes commonplace, there are few takers for these online courses. conversion of Flash-based courses.

Why Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5 Makes Business Sense

EI Design

While mobile learning or mLearning is being widely adopted, the challenge of how to handle the migration from Flash to HTML5 still persists. Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5. While mLearning or mobile learning adoption for new requirements has gained tremendous momentum in the last few years, you still have the challenge of what you should do with your investment that is locked in your legacy Flash courses.

Migration From Flash To HTML5 – Warning: You May Be Losing Money

EI Design

If you are reading this, you have decided to adopt mLearning or mobile learning and are evaluating an efficient way to migrate your legacy Flash content to HTML5. Your objective is to provide enhanced flexibility and a better learning experience to your learners. However, there are several issues that you must be aware of as you move forward with migration from Flash to HTML5. How To Make A Successful Migration From Flash To HTML5.

Best Practices to Migrate Legacy Flash Courses to HTML5 the Right Way

EI Design

Today, mLearning or mobile learning is an integral part of learning strategy. Besides new online training development, you certainly need to evaluate to migrate some or all of you legacy Flash courses to a format that is compatible with Tablets and Smartphones. In my earlier article 8 Tips To Convert Flash to HTML5 That Will Help Your Business , I had highlighted the challenge (associated with legacy courses) and the solution (how HTML5 addresses the challenge).