Converting Flash-based E-learning Content to HTML5 Why and How

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For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world. It appeared that the reign of Flash would continue forever. Despite all its powerful features, Flash is not compatible with most Smartphones and tablets. Learning Technology flash to html5

Flash & The Future of Interactive Content for eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Adobe has long played a leadership role in advancing interactivity and creative content – from video, to games and more – on the web. But as open standards like HTML5, WebGL and WebAssembly have matured over the past several years, most now provide many of the capabilities and functionalities that plugins pioneered and have become a viable alternative for content on the web. – Are eLearning users adopting HTML5? – How do we migrate our existing content to HTML5?

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HTML5 – The Technology that Eases Rapid E-learning Development

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HTML5 is a system for annotating, presenting, and structuring content on the World Wide Web. Even in the absence of Internet, HTML5 has a very good functionality. HTML5 has played an important role is making rapid development the highly effective methodology that it is.

John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


What role, according to you, does the tool play in the creation of engaging learning? Learnnovators: At a time when the learning industry is leaning towards HTML5, you bundle Flypaper (a tool for developing Flash interactions and animations) into Lectora. John: Actually, Flypaper was bundled with Lectora in 2010, when Flash creation was still extremely relevant in the industry. ABOUT JOHN BLACKMON (Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Trivantis Corporation).

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

Origin Learning

Now against the backdrop of such information, it is interesting to explore what role mobiles are playing in shaping up the workplace learning scenario. The shift from Flash to HTML5. For years, Flash has ruled mobile content delivery arena.

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On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning

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HTML5. Listen you love flash. In 2012, I’ve seen a slow uptake with tools that can output to HTML5. Granted it is just at a base level, but expect more capabilities and power with HTML5.

FocusOn Learning reflections

Clark Quinn

Some of it was pretty dumb – just content or flash cards as learning augmentation – but there were interesting applications. The good news is that games are being more fully understood in terms of their role in learning, e.g. deep practice. As a side note, the demise of Flash has left us without a good game development environment. Flash is both a development environment and a delivery platform.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

It wasn't all that long ago that eLearning content and Help Systems served different roles and different audiences. When creating content within Adobe Captivate, avoid using Captivate features that are not supported by mobile devices (such as Flash animations or rollovers).

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

What is HTML5 and why is it significant for e-learning? Consequently, many web authors and e-learning developers turned to Flash for that type of content. HTML5 enables much more robust multimedia and interactions. Which role should we pursue?

A Conversation with Yury Uskov of iSpring

Kapp Notes

It was ActiveSWF, a software development kit to programmatically create Flash files. In just a year, we launched FlashSpring, a PowerPoint add-in which converted PowerPoint presentations to Flash. As for authoring tools, I think their role is supportive.

A Complete Training Portal for Multi-device Mobile Learners

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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.

12 Killer Tips to Design and Deliver M-learning

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Let audio play the second fiddle: Ensure audio does not play the primary role in communicating the message to the learner, but just complements the on-screen content. to convert the Flash-based courses to HTML5.

6 Learning Design Considerations for Mobile Learning

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Visuals play a key role in enhancing the look and feel of the mobile course. Flash objects are not mobile compatible. Two major technological considerations you cannot miss for the access of mobile learning are HTML5 and Responsive Design.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

A: It all depends on your organization’s workforce demographics, their respective job roles and their learning requirements. But we differentiate primarily because of the OS and Flash compatibility. A: Heavy graphics don’t pose too much of a problem in HTML5.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

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The use of audio plays an important role in the effectiveness of the online course. Assessments play an important role in evaluating learners’ understanding of the content. Inserting HTML5, Flash, and text animations. Flash.

Lectora to Convert PowerPoint Presentations into Engaging E-learning

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For example, you might have a few slides containing activities to be performed in the classroom such as a contextual role play. Lectora can be used to publish to various formats such as HTML5, Executable File (exe), CD-ROM, Course Mill, AICC, SCORM, and xAPI.

Top Ten Timeless Trends in eLearning


Smaller screens mean two things: Instruction developers need to know HTML5 and they need to break content into “nibble-sized chunks”. Flash HTML5 conversion. Enter the magic of HTML5!

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

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We all know assessments play an important role in successfully evaluating a learner’s knowledge. HTML5, SWF (Flash), iOS and Android devices, also the leading Tin Can-(xAPI), SCORM- and AICC-compliant LMSs are the formats supported by Captivate.

Pooja Jaisingh – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


In all her roles, she has promoted e-learning as a mode of delivery and has created a host of e-learning courses. In her current role, she conducts numerous seminars and workshops, educating training folks on the features of Adobe Systems’ e-learning products. Learnnovators: What changes/shifts do you foresee in the support for animations and complex simulations in this ‘No Flash’ age?

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

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Also, the instructor uses various techniques to teach the subject –role plays, questions, stories, etc. For example, Flash components and scroll bars do not work on Apple devices.

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Vision 2016 - An Interview with Todd Kasenberg


We will face our crisis point, as learning developers, for mobile – we need to decide whether mobile is a legitimate channel for delivery of programs any longer than microlearning, and we need to come to grips with the role of mobile in producing job aids. HTML5 is in. We’ll witness the wholesale abandonment of technologies that deliver Flash-based outputs.

Utilize the Full Potential of Videos for Online Safety Training

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In this context, let’s see the role of videos in online safety training and how they can enhance the impact of safety training. You can develop interactive videos using Adobe Flash.

ATD2015 Conference Post – Review

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along with the course you have uploaded into one nice package and view it within that player; or just have the course you uploaded – SCORM/AICC and xAPI, HTML5. Gamification plays a nice role within the solution; besides a leader board and badges, you can also see where you rank, even if you are not in the top 10 or 20, and you can also see where you rank compared to someone else. Works only in Flash at the moment, so forget about seeing those courses on any iOS device.

#ICE #ASTD2013 conference recap

Challenge to Learn

Over the past few years we had big leading topics in the world of learning; Curating, Mobile, Flash vs HTML5, TinCan. Everybody now understands that Flash is dead (no matter how unbelievable that seemed a year and a half ago). So my first ICE ASTD conference is finished.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)


Examples included “Location”, “Job Role” or “Department” The use of custom fields allows you to deal with groups of learners as a unit and to assign all learners in that group to a specific assignment or learning path.

#LSCON 2012: trends

Challenge to Learn

HTML5 – mobile learning. Were mobile was the buzzword at DevLearn, it was replaced by HTML5 at LSCON. There were a lot of sessions about this topic, or mobile publications, because we all want to include flash like elements in our IOS publications. LSCON 12: Trends.

How to Choose the Best Games for Your e-Learning Courses


Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Game Types: Competitions, flash cards, sports games. Game Types: Role-play games, adventure games, detective games, strategy games. Flash card games. Forum.

Any e-learning professional

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H – HTML5. HTML5 is gaining ground where Flash fails. An LMS plays a major role in tracking the activities of your learners, their scores, and generating reports for analysis. Isn’t it amazing how far eLearning has come since the early 1990s?

25 eLearning tools you need to have


Whatever your role, you’ll find something here that’s sure to make your training a little smoother and more polished. We find Elucidat particularly strong at creating responsive online and mobile course content that’s compatible with HTML5.

8 Video Tips to enhance your e-learning courses


If you have the skills, you can even create interactive video content, with the use of tools like Adobe Flash or even plain old HTML5. You can integrate them better with your courses by having them play a role in the student’s progress, e.g

Don’t attempt to convert e-Learning to m-Learning – they’re different.


If used judiciously, it can play an important role in your learning strategy. Unfortunately one mature, generally accepted presentation platform – Adobe Flash – does not exist for many of the mobile devices and mobile OS versions. Mobile Learning can expand your reach.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms


This role is usually found in larger organisations and multinationals. HTML5. HTML5 is the latest version of the HTML (Hyper-Text Markup Language) standard. HTML5 technology provides many tools urgently needed to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash.

“Current Need-to-Know Tools and What’s Around the Corner” Nick Floro #olconf

Learning Visions

they even hired actors to show up at a company meeting, playing these roles and the employees had to interact with them. Stop creating in Flash. HTML5 – explore that. These are my live blogged notes from a concurrent session at this year’s Online Learning Conference , hosted by Training Magazine and happening in Denver. Forgive any typos and incoherencies.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts


He was well known as the Program Director of the eLearning Guild before taking senior leadership roles in the corporate sector. Similarly, interactive HTML5 video has also been a buzz topic. Roles for content creation will extend to new content creators including subject matter experts.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


He has been serving the company for 14 years in various roles. From HTML5 to Tin Can/Experience API, there’s certainly some change and growth happening right now on the tech side of e-Learning. Eric: Just recently we’ve started to see more authoring tools with the ability to publish to HTML5, a necessity for creating responsive courses. Learnnovators: What changes/shifts do you foresee in the support for animations and complex simulations in this ‘No Flash’ age?

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Technology discussed in this session: Experience API (xAPI), games, simulations, and HTML5. For over 20 years, Chris performed a hands-on role designing and leading development of learning solutions for global enterprise businesses across a wide range of vertical industries.


Wonderful Brain

The media has traditionally been Flash when built locally. Media: Static Images w/Voice Over, Avatars w/Voice Over, Simple Animations, Flash, HTML5 Most are one-offs where the content is very specialized, e.g., healthcare, though most can be generated using an authoring template. Virtual Realities w/Active Role Plays as Real Time Events. Could be avatars as actors but roles and actions are true to life and specific to the client’ need.