Multimedia Wars: Flash or HTML5

G-Cube

The current debate between Flash and HTML5 rests largely on multi-media features. If a media and interactivity rich training course is the need of the day then Flash is a comfortable choice today. HTML5 is being hailed as equally competent in developing rich-media, adopted by Google and Apple. The list is getting longer, as HTML5 is an open-source standard. HTML5 has to still take strides in creating a network of browser support.

HTML5: What’s the buzz?

Infopro Learning

Well, it’s from Flash to the future with HTML5!! What is HTML5? HTML5 is the fifth major revision of the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), the core language of the Web. It is a non-proprietary and open source, free for all to use. The advance in technology from Flash to HTML5 paved the way for Content Modernization – transforming old content to new delivery formats to create a more dynamic learning experience for today’s workforce.

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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. More specifically- Is it ready to compete with Flash for eLearning Development?

Updates On HTML5 From Google I/O

Upside Learning

On day 1 of the I/O Google has made many announcements like release of open source, royalty-free video format WebM, Chrome Web store, opened up Google Wave, released open source Font API and directory etc. The two announcements which would make the HTML5 development easier and less time consuming are –. In Google I/O, Google has actually made the VP8 codec open source and royalty free under a new format called WebM.

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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–

Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead. At the end of July last year, Adobe announced the impending death of Adobe Flash in 2020, and letting out a collective sigh of relief, most of the internet and its major browsers agreed to do the same. Google has already begun taking steps to remove Flash from their browser while the rest of the web settles in for the long goodbye. So, What Will Replace Flash?

HTML5: Standardize on MP4 (mostly)

ICS Learning

Back in 2011 , we opined on the best approach to deliver video online which, at that time, was using Flash. About a year later, we furthered our thoughts on web-delivered video noting how the HTML5 movement had made solid progress. And so now, again about a year later, we find that with Cisco’s recent contribution of their h.264 codec to the open-source community, Mozilla now has a way to integrate that codec support into their browsers (in a away they are comfortable with).

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.

Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead. At the end of July last year, Adobe announced the impending death of Adobe Flash in 2020, and letting out a collective sigh of relief, most of the internet and its major browsers agreed to do the same. Google has already begun taking steps to remove Flash from their browser while the rest of the web settles in for the long goodbye. So, What Will Replace Flash?

A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools

Elucidat

You’ve probably heard: Flash is dead! In its wake, HTML5 authoring has become the industry standard for L&D teams looking to produce modern, interactive and multi-device elearning. With the range of HTML5 authoring tools available on the market, how do you decide which one is right for your team? First off, what exactly is HTML5 authoring? HTML5 is today’s standardised language for structuring and presenting content on the web.

Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

As the eLearning industry continues to evolve, the educational system becomes dependent upon HTML5. HTML5 is one of the main tools used by eLearning professionals, mainly because of its versatility and flexibility. There are several HTML5 eLearning authoring tools available for developers. This tool enables you to publish course content directly to flash, but it also supports HTML5 conversion. The post Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools appeared first on.

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. Not buggy – Flash is buggy. Flash requires a plugin (especially for updates). Can I see HTML5 sites now? 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. Not buggy – Flash is buggy. Flash requires a plugin (especially for updates). Can I see HTML5 sites now? 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. Has a built-in player for 100% HTML5 courses (1st in the market) which can be launched within their system. Uncategorized e-learning elearning LMS Open Source e-learning vendors learning portal E-Learn Info learning portalsLMS Products of the Year 2010.

SCORM and HTML5 File Manager [New Feature]

learnWorlds

SCORM and HTML5 packages are an essential part of professional trainers, instructional designers and experienced educators who want to offer high-quality e-learning courses. It is a standard for e-learning professionals and LMS to provide courses in SCORM or HTML5 compatible exports. To make your life easier, we have released a better way to manage SCORM and other multimedia files such as HTML5 on LearnWorlds. What is HTML5 Multimedia Packages? HTML5.

CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

And, with the costs of a LCMS or even some CMSs, you might want to seek out the open source – FREE way. Unless you plan to add some APIs (since they are open source, you could) to create reports on some data or do robust data collection, it is not going to happen. Later today, I will post a page on my site that contains an extensive list of free open source CMSs, for you to click and view. video, Flash (.flv), flv), HTML5, docs, pdf, etc.

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #10

Upside Learning

Open Classroom Servers. SublimeVideo [HTML5 Video Player]. It’s an HTML5 video player that will allow you to easily embed videos in any page, blog or site using the latest modern web standards. Browsers makers are still working on fully supporting the HTML5 video specification, so at the moment SublimeVideo is still in experimental state and only works on a limited number of browsers. Symbian OS now fully open source. ELIPS Studio 3.

HTML5 making inroads with Apple and Mozilla

Aptara

HTML5 making inroads with Apple and Mozilla. Adobe Flash lost its bid to become the main content distribution language when Apple pulled support, meaning developers have had to look further afield. Now, with many environmental factors falling into place, the time could be right for HTML5 to step up. Certainly, there has been enough activity to warrant HTML5 conversion for important pieces of content that producers want to ensure is visible across the device spectrum.

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. That it is not a good idea to have multiple programs open while you are saving and publishing your video. Flash vs. HTML5. I am seeing many vendors still offering the ability to output screen recording and video to flash. Those who do offer both Flash and HTML5 are missing a simple and essential item to their arsenal.

May's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

There are already great cloud tools out there, but I think we will see more e-learning development tools at the level of Flash, Captivate, Articulate, OutStart Trainer, etc. Much of which will be courtesy of open source projects. We designers/developers won't be limited to working only on the computer in which we loaded our Flash CS10. Adobe Flash will be alive and well. HTML5's full release is two years away.

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Ipad, Entourage EDGE, Camangi WebStation, Freescale, Amtek, Asus,Open Peak’s Open Tablet, ExoPC Tablet, Fusion_Garage Joo Joo, Ubuntu Linux SmartQ, EAFT MagicTile. Two cameras for capturing video and audio, 3 megapixel web cam, 5-megapixel LED flash camera. 4GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory, 16GB of flash memory, 512mb of DDR memory, 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 chip or Qualcomm Snapdragon 1-GHz processor or Nvidia 1 GHz Tegra 2 processor. APIs, Open Source, HTML5.

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2011

Upside Learning

Open Source is Not Cheap, Leave Alone Free. 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. We have pulled these up based on social signals (views, comments, twitter and more).

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #11

Upside Learning

Interesting that it’s fully developed in HTML5 and features tools like patterns, gradient, spirographs – generally found in big editors like Photoshop etc. It seems a promising step towards a Flash-less web. A cool initiative by IBM to promote open source software in academia. CopperLicht – fast WebGL JavaScript 3D Engine. CopperLicht is a JavaScript 3D engine for creating games and 3d applications in the webbrowser.

5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

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. However, with the continued explosion of tablets which will offer Flash & HTML5, the market dedicates that HTML5 is necessary.

June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player? Debates if Smokescreen, an open source project implemented in HTML5 and JavaScript, would effectively allow complex animations and interactions developed in Flash to work on Flash disabled mobile platforms. In continuation to our series of monthly roundup posts, here is a collection of our top 10 posts for June, each accompanied by a quick brief. Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools.

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. HTML5 – Covers HTML5 (619.5kb). Open Source Quiz Assessment and Tools – Free. HTML5 & Tablets. A lot of news happening this month, so let’s get started right away. 911 E-Learning Webinar Series Kicks Off.

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. HTML5. How will you handle HTML5?

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eLearning: How to Pick an LMS

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Things like file format (Flash vs. PDF, PowerPoint vs. Spreadsheet) can make a difference in what systems are a potential fit. Does the LMS support HTML5 versions of SCORM? Some systems, like open-source LMSs, may seem attractive because of low costs and easy customization, but they can be more complicated to use than software services that make support staff available.

Obsidian Learning Among the Top eLearning Development Companies for 3rd Year in a Row

Obsidian Learning

Authoring tools selection support, templates, guidelines, and experience with all commercial and open-source authoring tools. Flash to HTML5 conversion which allows to migrate or update legacy Flash eLearning content to the latest and greatest web standards and technologies Obsidian Learning’s winning streak continues with the announcement that they are among eLearning Industry’s Top 10 eLearning Development Companies for 2018.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

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. Storyline publishes to three different formats: Flash, HTML5, and iOS for iPad, delivering rich multimedia and interactivity for tablet learning. Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS. If you are a Flash Pro CS6 user, you can add this free (yes free!)

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5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

While the demand for HTML5 courses is yet to catch up, the demand is growing stronger nevertheless. We believe at this stage it is the iPad driving eLearning to HTML5. Given this trend, it is but obvious that the demand for rapid authoring tools which can publish content in HTML5 will also increase. with HTML5 Converter. The HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5 into HTML5 format.

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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.

Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery

Kitaboo

Online training solutions, therefore, open up fresh avenues for organizations to customize their learning and development initiatives and gain more from their ROI. However, with the impending phasing out of Flash, companies have now begun to transform their eLearning courses to the popular HTML5 format, an open source web format. More on How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5.

Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison of 7 Major Authoring Tools

gomo learning

Launched in 2014, Gomo was one of the first tools created to move eLearning authoring towards responsive HTML5 content authored and delivered in the cloud. Adapt: Open-Source Freedom for Learning Dev Agencies. Adapt is an open-source alternative for the eLearning authoring tools market, offering cloud-based course editing. Not uncommonly, open-source is something of a double-edged sword. Open-source community of designers.

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. 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.