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. Following the announcement by Adobe, major browsers including Google and Microsoft followed suit and announced that they would disable the plug-in in their browsers by early next year, thus, bringing down the curtains on Flash.

How to Convert Flash to HTML5 at Scale

Hurix Digital

Nearly everyone is familiar with Adobe Flash, for those who are not, it is a software with which apps, mobile games, desktop applications, and animations are produced. You can view Flash files like mobile and desktop apps by using the Adobe Flash Player or other third-party players. What is HTML5 and why is it used? Released in 2014, HTML5 is the 5 th and the latest version of Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML). Why should you convert Flash to HTML5?

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How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe had made a formal announcement stating that by 2020, the company would no longer support the flash player plug-in. Google and Microsoft too have announced their intention to disable the plug-in in their browsers by early next year, thus bringing the curtains down for Flash. What exactly is Flash? Flash is a multimedia software by Adobe, which is used to produce animations, desktop applications, and mobile games and applications. What is HTML5?

Best Content Authoring Tools for Flash to HTML5 Conversion

Hurix Digital

The advent of Hypertext Markup Language 5 (HTML5) is rapidly changing the world’s digital landscape. As HTML5 technology emerges to be the preferred choice for rendering videos online, the world has slowly started bidding goodbye to Adobe Flash. With HTML5 establishing its prowess, we now have a superior and more versatile technology to play videos online without sweating about downloading compatibility issues, or time wastage. Lectora Inspire Conversion Suite.

Why Is Online Learning Moving from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

This blog talks about reasons online learning is updating the content from Flash to HTML5. Developing effective e-learning solutions involves factoring in a lot of variables to arrive at a model that is best suited to your requirements. How is HTML5 better than Flash?

Flex to HTML5 Migration: A Quick Guide

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe announced that it would end support for its Flash plug-ins by 2020. One of the obvious choices for this has been Flex to HTML5 migration. . This is primarily due to the more versatile and flexible nature of open standard techs like HTML5.

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 published archive included at least three zero day exploits for Adobe Flash, and one for Microsoft Internet Explorer. Internet giant Facebook even called for Flash to be killed off completely.

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. Over the years web browsers matured and so did Flash Player, which became the most widely used plug-in to play multimedia elements on a web page. Soon Flash became a source of frustration for the world’s largest technology companies such as Apple, Google, and Facebook.

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. Custom writing service NinjaEssays is the tool you need. This tool enables you to publish course content directly to flash, but it also supports HTML5 conversion.

HTML5—What’s the Urgency?

The Learning Circuits

I’m starting to get some questions along the lines of, “We’ve been hearing we need to switch to HTML5 delivery, and we’d like to be forward-thinking, but why and when should we do it?” In that case, there is urgency to consider something other than a Flash-based solution. If those don’t suit your needs for interactivity, you’ll probably want to check out some of the existing HTML5 authoring tools.

HTML5: The great platform crossover

Aptara

HTML5: The great platform crossover. The leading language for platform-agnostic development is HTML5 , and learning the best practices and possibilities that come along with it may help organizations transition. Many companies have already made the change away from formats such as Flash, as they were likely loath to keep developing the same content twice or more to suit the increasingly diverse device ecosystem. Coders' comfort with HTML5 is on the rise.

Mastering the Storyline Jeopardy Game Template

eLearning Brothers

And since the gameplay demands some prior knowledge, “GameShow” is perfectly suited to the end of a course as a comprehensive review. iBooks Author (HTML5). Flash. Articulate Storyline Resources eLearning Games Our Favorites Products/Services Resources For years, people have been enjoying the gaming experience of our Jeopardy Game Template , we call GameShow. The quiz-like nature of the game lends itself perfectly to the eLearning environment.

5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

M-Learning follows suit. 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.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Many vendors service multi-conglomerates that are international, rather than companies that are based only in country x and no where else. and European vendors interestingly enough, do not follow suit. Another small trend is providing advanced admin capabilities in the form of admins who have CSS, Flash,PHP or other languages. The use of geolocation – available in HTML5. HTML5. What if your LMS/LCMS is using extensively or some component of Flash?

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Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Kitaboo

There are several options available when it comes to choosing a content authoring tool , each tailored to suit the specific needs of its audience, whether it is in education or business. Supports a wide range of formats, including SCORM, AICC, HTML5, xAPI (TinCan), Windows, and Mac OS.

Celebrating the New Year and Five Years of Learning with gomo

gomo learning

It then grew to meet the needs of HTML5 content builds as demand for Adobe Flash-based content diminished. Over time it morphed into a responsive, HTML5 authoring tool. Three years later, we rebuilt gomo as a client-facing Software as a Service (SaaS) product.

Fantastic Five: Know Your E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash is very useful when you want to create complex animations and videos. If you want to build a course with interactivities such as flip books, drag and drop, sliders, match the following, puzzles, scenarios, or simulations , then Flash can be your go-to solution. Below is a screenshot of an interactivity developed in Flash. Time-consuming, and so, not suited for the rapid development of courses. Compatible with HTML5. iSpring Suite.

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. Full custom theme service also available. Originally built for FlashHTML5 support has been retrofitted and is buggy as a result.

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. By that time we had worked on several projects that involved publishing to Flash format, and it just dawned on us — if companies from different parts of the globe required applications of that kind, there had to be a lack of an off-the-shelf solution!

Top Ten Timeless Trends in eLearning

TalentLMS

Smaller screens mean two things: Instruction developers need to know HTML5 and they need to break content into “nibble-sized chunks”. APIs aid in tracking learner progress and using your content through a multitude of software suites, seamlessly. Cloud-based services for learning management systems and course authoring tools have taken the eLearning industry by storm! Flash HTML5 conversion. Enter the magic of HTML5!

The Best eBook Authoring Tool: Simple Guide to Select one

Kitaboo

Think over what your audience would expect from your eBook and what would you like to provide them, and accordingly you can select a software package that suits the requirements. Previously, all content used to be made on a Flash-based platform. But now as Flash has become obsolete, all companies are trying to shift their content from Flash-based platform to HTML5. What is An Authoring Tool?

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

– Many organizations think that Tablet-based learning suits best of moving staff rather than office staff? Mobile Learning or eLearning in tablets is more suited to workforce that is field-based/ on the go while normal eLearning is apt for a workforce working out of an office environment. But we differentiate primarily because of the OS and Flash compatibility. A: Heavy graphics don’t pose too much of a problem in HTML5. Can we publish HTML5 from Lectora?

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5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

M-Learning follows suit. 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.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

eLearning 24-7

With the ever growing telecomm or working remote approach (and I am even talking about FT employees), globalization and the push to in the “cloud&# , it makes strong business sense to follow suit. Even one vendor who only offers desktop has a forum setup for collaborative and peer review services. Remember when only a few offered the PPT to Flash option in their tools? Output to HTML5HTML5 across the tech space is continuing to grow – at a strong clip.

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

CommLab India

So, not every tool suits your requirements. Add the required audio, visual, interactive, and quizzing elements to it and publish to the desired format (currently, HTML5 is the preferred format as it allows employees access the courses even on mobile devices). For example, Flash components and scroll bars do not work on Apple devices. Even a couple of decades after e-learning’s introduction to the corporate training world, it’s uncharted territory for several organizations.

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E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

Placards or posters of features, capabilities or services – a quick glance to see, to entice you, to check them out – sadly the majority do not do this, even those whose booth location is based on the paths known for heavy foot traffic. Trivantis – Lectora Inspire – the product now supports HTML5, and comes with templates for tablets including the iPad – which is a good thing, since I will have my iPad with me. Melon eLearning Suite inc.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

Back on December 30 2011, I scoped eight predictions ranging from hardware/software to content types and authoring tools to macro-level mobility trends our team felt would influence the market for mLearning products and services for the year and I wasn’t disappointed (or much surprised) about how it all played out. Prediction #4 - Flash Falters, HTML5 and ePUBs Gain in Popularity.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

After a survey with my marketing, sales, and custom training services teams, I can identify what were most frequently identified as 2017 trends. Those future trends include Spontaneous Learning Systems (SLS), Intelligent Mentoring Systems (IMS), and highly personalized learning services. For our industry to stand above the noise, we need to think of ourselves as service providers. Similarly, interactive HTML5 video has also been a buzz topic.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Flash Falters, HTML5 & ePUBs Gain in Popularity. Adobe’s move to stop developing Flash Player plug-ins for mobile web browsers set a BIG BALL in motion that quelled the desire for many Instructional Designers to use pure Flash or popular rapid development tools outputting Flash-based content as their unified content delivery strategy.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Asynchronous learning allows learners to train individually, enabling them to complete courses at a time, place and pace that suits them. In terms of eLearning, it means that a learner can take their courses when it suits their schedule. This is a branch of eLearning that involves training customers on how to use an organization’s product and/or service. Flash. Adobe Flash technology has supported the delivery of multimedia content for nearly twenty years.

Choosing the right approach for mobile app development

Aptara

In order to choose a mobile app development platform that best suits the needs of a business, it is important to understand the differences between the various options, as well as the pros and cons of each. Another benefit of using HTML 5 for mobile application development is that any existing content or information assets, whether it is in Word, Flash, PDF, or another type of format, can be converted and updated into an HTML content base. IT Services.

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2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

lack of Flash support). The recent release of our CellCast Widget for Android Tablets has been well received by customers especially with the inclusion of a new Flash Player template we produced that transforms Articulate Presenter content into something that sizes and plays well on Android mobiles. The arrival of Adobe's Flash Player v10.1 The hype surrounding mobile Flash reached fever pitch in 2010 although little tangible effect was felt on the field of play.

ATD2015 Conference Post – Review

eLearning 24-7

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. The system can either be self-service (which means you buy today, you can go live today – technically speaking) or more premium if you will, enterprise angle (for me, I want that hand holding – rather than self-service). Well hello there!

25 eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

What it does: Camtasia is a screen recording and editing software suite that makes it easy to capture what’s happening on your computer. We find Elucidat particularly strong at creating responsive online and mobile course content that’s compatible with HTML5. Why it’s a great eLearning tool: We think about the decline of Flash and the rise of HTML5 a lot at LearnUpon. Users can upload videos or create playlists to curate content in a way that suits their interests.

25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

What it does: Camtasia is a screen recording and editing software suite that makes it easy to capture what’s happening on your computer. We find Elucidat particularly strong at creating responsive online and mobile course content that’s compatible with HTML5. Why it’s great for eLearning: We think about the decline of Flash and the rise of HTML5 a lot at LearnUpon. Users can upload videos or create playlists to curate content in a way that suits their interests.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms

LearnUpon

Application programming interface, A set of functions and procedures that allow the creation of applications which access the features or data of an operating system, application, or other service. Content On Demand/ A user decides when the download of content suits their schedule. In terms of eLearning it means that a learner can take their courses when it suits their schedule. HTML5. HTML5 is the latest version of the HTML (Hyper-Text Markup Language) standard.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

They also provide a test suite. ThirdForce Blog , June 11, 2010 Increasingly when we are looking at e-learning purchases we are coming across terms like Application Service Provider, Software as a Service, Grid Computing, Utility Computing, Platform as a Service… Just this past week Microsoft launch a web based version of Microsoft office. Flash (59). What I Would Like to Say About HTML5 and Flash , June 26, 2010. Learning Flash , June 23, 2010.

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