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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. It’s a multimedia software which was extensively used to produce animations, desktop applications, and mobile games and applications, during the PC era. 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 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. What are your plans for mobile delivery? swf,htm).

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Flash in eLearning - Seven Traps to Avoid

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Flash is a free cross-browser plug-in that allows interactive content to play on most browsers and computers.The sophisticated Flash development environment allows programmers and designers plenty of room for creativity. No wonder then, a lot of e-learning is built using Flash. If you are considering the on-going use of Flash for developing e-learning, here are seven traps to avoid. The frame rate trap Flash files can support multiple frame rates.

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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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

As technology evolves the workforce seeks more interactivity and access to learning programs on multiple devices. 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 files (.swf) Flash fails in flexibility.

Articulate Storyline: Adding Accessibility

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      You can use Storyline to create eLearning lessons that are accessible to learners who have visual, hearing, mobility, or other types of disabilities. If you publish Flash content (SWF), the content can be made compliant. However, HTML5 and Articulate Mobile Player output isn't currently compliant. Screen readers are programs that use auditory feedback to read screen information to a learner.

Estimating Time for Rebuilding an Existing Course Library with Captivate

Adobe Captivate

This process may assist you in the next year or two as we prepare for potential course re-development opportunities due to the slow but eventual demise of the Flash player. Recently I was asked to estimate how long it would take to re-build five e-Learning courses created with another software program in Captivate. These text-only (no audio) courses were built more than five years ago with a lesser known authoring tool, and the finished products were generated in Flash.

Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

These courses, can, therefore, help organizations save money, time and resources when training new recruits, improving compliance or implementing employee skill upgradation programs. It is important to understand your online course requirements and a few things about eLearning development tools, what they are, what they do and how they interact with other programs. First, what is the course customization that you require within the confines of your training program? Overview.

Coming Soon: ZebraZapps

E-learning Uncovered

In fact, in terms of power, its capabilities are more in a league with Flash than with the majority of most rapid development tools. The big advantage that Zebra has over Flash, though, is in its ease of use. There’s no programming language. As of this writing, Zebra only outputs to SWF. For some companies working on accessible or mobile content, that’s an insurmountable obstacle.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. As predicted, the methods and tools needed for mobile content authoring and delivery also matured a generation or two over the “season” and a few new use cases for mobile learning appeared too. lack of Flash support). Mobile learners will begin to expect (and demand!)

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

Library pulls in your video, audio, flash and image files right from your video,image, flash, audio folders on your computer – GREAT IDEA – although I wish they added HTML5. A couple of the publish as mobile video devices – Palm Tre Pro? Missing publish as a mobile video device for iPhone 5 (has it though for iPhone 3 and iPhone 4, but not 4S). Unless you have used a product like Photoshop or other programs that have layers, etc.