3 Points To Keep In Mind When Outsourcing Flash To HTML5 Conversion

Dan Keckan

Flash is all but dead, and HTML5 is the new gold standard of eLearning courses. In order to convert their legacy Flash course, an organization needs to either hire an in-house team or outsource it to an eLearning vendor.

Flash To HTML5 Course Conversion: To Outsource Or To Do In-House?

Dan Keckan

Your existing eLearning courses in Flash have to be converted into HTML5 for ensuring compliance to latest web and mobile standards. Make an informed decision for getting Flash to HTML5 conversion done in-house or through a vendor. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Content Development Outsourcing eLearning Outsourcing Flash to HTML5 Responsive eLearning Design

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Off-The-Shelf Vs. Custom Flash-To-HTML5 Conversion

Dan Keckan

Many off-the-shelf tools claim to convert Flash® courses to HTML5, but are they truly mobile responsive? Opting for custom HTML5 conversion through an experienced vendor ensures your learners get the most out of your content—in a format they can actually use. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices Flash to HTML5 Responsive eLearning Design

How Can You Smoothen Flash to HTML5 Conversion Outsourcing?

CommLab India

Outsourcing Flash to HTML5 conversion? How can you contribute to the Flash to HTML5 conversion process, by supporting your vendor? Learning Technology Flash to HTML5Get the answers here.

Ensuring An Effective Transition From Flash To HTML5

Wizcabin

Although the conversion of flash to HTML5 can take two different approaches, choosing one of them depends solely on the number of projects. In case you’re having a huge number of courses with inadequate skills, you should outsource for an effective transition from flash to HTML5.

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.

HTML5 Fans Rejoice – Adobe Ditches Flash Player on Mobile Devices

eLearning 24-7

Especially for us fans of HTML5 who knew in our hearts of hearts that it was a superior product to Flash. 9th, that it is abandoning its work on Flash for mobile devices and instead focusing on mobile development of development of HTML5 for mobile. Right now, at m-learning vendor locations around the world, especially in the RCAT space, they should be scheduling meetings and coming up with a new perspective and approach to their products.

Flash to HTML5 E-learning Conversion: Do You Do It In-house OR Outsource?

CommLab India

Weigh your options for Flash to HTML5 e-learning conversion. Do you want to do it in-house or outsource your requirements to an external vendor? Learning Technology HTML5Make a comprehensive conversion plan on the resources to be converted and how to make them accessible on mobile devices and browsers.

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 troubled history of Flash.

4 Tips to Effectively Convert Adobe Flash E-learning to HTML5

CommLab India

Adobe Flash is dying. Long ago Steve Jobs stopped the usage of Flash in Apple devices. But, ever since Google announced that it would block flash in its browsers, the impact has been huge. Also, most of the Android devices too do not support Flash. Apart from Flash-based websites, another area that has been facing the implication is online training. Bring All the Source Files of Flash-Based Courses Together. HTML5: What’s in it for E-learning.

Flash Player will no longer be supported after December 2020.

Ideaon

And sail to a new flash-devoid future. Adobe has an an End-of-life page , an obituary to Flash. Open standards such as HTML5, WebGL, and WebAssembly have continually matured over the years and serve as viable alternatives for Flash content. Convert courses to html5.

How to Reduce Flash-to-HTML5 Conversion Costs

42 Design Square

How much do you have to spend to convert your flash-based courses converted to HTML5? The answer depends on your existing courseware and what you expect your HTML5 courseware to do. 1) REUSING THE INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN: If you don’t see any improvement or new requirement other than HTML5, your instructional design costs will almost be NIL. A bit of creative instructional design can help you use the same audio in your new HTML5 version.

Highlights of the ASTD International Conference and Expo 2012

Raptivity

The expo hall was brightly lit and abuzz with nearly 400 vendors [.]. Community Conference eLearning Software Flash HTML5 interactive learning mLearning rapid learning raptivity 2012 ASTD International Conference booth CDs for trial Colorado customers Denver E-Learning Education eLearning market Expo HTML5 output enabled templates Innovative products Learning Solutions learning technologies mLearning experts software

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LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

It was within these comments, that afterwords, I decided to expand a bit plus identify other areas that I see, LMS vendors must explore – which they have not yet done so, to re-energize themselves. Thus, the LMS vendors are creating a Bogeyman – their own bogeyman, and it does not have to be that way. Far too many LMS vendors are stuck in a rut. Oh, excuse me – social networking to most of the vendors who spin it under the guise of social learning.

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.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. 28 free open source vendors – on 2nd tab. Vendors are listed from all over the world. List includes Lite LMSs – which is a new trend and LMS vendors who enable you only to upload their course content i.e. content created in their products into their system. They do not allow you to use any other 3rd party rapid content authoring tool vendor. HTML5 Course. Click HTML5 course.

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.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

It was within these comments, that afterwords, I decided to expand a bit plus identify other areas that I see, LMS vendors must explore – which they have not yet done so, to re-energize themselves. Thus, the LMS vendors are creating a Bogeyman – their own bogeyman, and it does not have to be that way. Far too many LMS vendors are stuck in a rut. Oh, excuse me – social networking to most of the vendors who spin it under the guise of social learning.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

There are more vendors who do not offer the ability to post – i.e. add audio afterwards it is quite amazing. Again, simple and yet again arguably with many vendors difficult to do. There are dozens of free audio plugins available on the net, so why aren’t screen capturing/recording vendors offering the ability for the end user to add them? Another issue I have with many vendors who offer effects – again, I like that – is that they fail to mention.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. 28 free open source vendors – on 2nd tab. Vendors are listed from all over the world. List includes Lite LMSs – which is a new trend and LMS vendors who enable you only to upload their course content i.e. content created in their products into their system. They do not allow you to use any other 3rd party rapid content authoring tool vendor. HTML5 Course. Click HTML5 course.

Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Long has tools such as Studio and Captivate been on the higher side, the same can be said for vendors such as Rapid Intake and dominKnow. Because other vendors are getting into the act as well. There are more vendors in the LMS space under 10K then in the past – thus meeting the markets’ needs yet the authoring tool space is seeing a spike in prices. What is an equal frightening event is when authoring tool vendors do not even list their pricing on their page.

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?

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

The trends apply to both LMS/LCMS vendors. Extended Enterprise - Vendors are expanding into the wholesaler/reseller/affiliates/sales agent sector with their solutions. The note of interest is that it is occurring with all size of vendors, albeit the charge is being led by mid size vendors. Not all of the big dog vendors have entered this space, despite it being a huge revenue opportunity. and European vendors interestingly enough, do not follow suit.

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3 Defining Features of Articulate Storyline

Integrated Learnings

Recently out of beta and released to the public, Storyline is the latest software product from a vendor that’s proven it understands what eLearning professionals want and learners are engaged by (no pun intended). Without rehashing any of the Flash vs. HTML5 debate, the fact is the web is in a state of flux. Flash has its limitations, but currently so does support for HTML5. Development Tools eLearning Blog Storyline mLearning HTML5 Articulate eLearning

5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

One vendor with 750 users, priced out at nearly 24K a year; another close to 11.5K – thus depends on users is a factor. If you are an e-learning vendor exploring the SBM do not take them lightly, a few are slowly entering my 2nd trend. LMS vendors are targeting companies who have distributors/wholesalers/resellers/sales agents/etc. Marketplaces & Exchanges by LMS/Learning Portal Vendors. HTML5 & Rapid Content Authoring Tools.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Samsung Galaxy S is expected to be the first real challenger to the iPad, it runs on Android OS, offers Flash 10.1 and HTML5. LMS Vendors and Tablets Update. Again, the iPad runs only with HTML5, not Flash 10.1. True, the other tablets and Samsung offer Flash 10.1, but they offer HTML5 too. But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading. LMS/LCMS/CMS Vendors.

eLearning Thought Leaders: Mark Lassoff

eLearning Weekly

I’m not just talking about the two big programming languages, HTML and Flash. Mark works with and trains javascript, PERL, XML, CSS, PHP/MySQL, and the new and somewhat talked about HTML5. Right now we have three courses available– HTML and CSS for Beginners (Including HTML5!), Some vendor said it’s good, and that’s good enough. Actionscript has been around as long as Flash has. If a vendor claims x, y and z, I want to see proof.

Product Review: Articulate Storyline

eLearning 24-7

Numerous steps to view in HTML5. “Upload your content to a web server, you just give your learners a link to the story.htm file” – This is to view the course in HTML5 on your iPad. Flash – since my goal was to have the course visible on an iPad, I did not select this feature. Flash does not work on the iPad series. For my instructional designers and e-learning developers, they loved creating courses.

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). Web Conferencing – the Players, the Duds, the Newcomers – includes a directory of all the vendors out there. People have been asking me for my top LMS vendors, and so, I will be providing my top 20 vendors.

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

eLearning 24-7

One vendor already offers it in 2012, and knowing this industry – if something takes off and works, others will follow. HTML5. Listen you love flash. You can’t live without it – but unless you want to be able to only see your courses on tablets that only support flash (and they all also support HTML5) or have zero desire to see your courses on the iPads (which support only HTML5), you will need to face reality.

Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

I’m sure that there will be some vendors who’ll sell “gamification” as a feature. Tom: Most vendors have embraced accessible development. Learnnovators: What changes/shifts do you foresee in the support for animations and complex simulations in this ‘No Flash’ age? Tom: HTML5 is all the rage. In addition, each browser is a bit different in how it supports HTML5 and there are hundreds of devices that may be used to access the content.

TOM KUHLMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

I’m sure that there will be some vendors who’ll sell “gamification” as a feature. Tom: Most vendors have embraced accessible development. Learnnovators: What changes/shifts do you foresee in the support for animations and complex simulations in this ‘No Flash’ age? Tom: HTML5 is all the rage. In addition, each browser is a bit different in how it supports HTML5 and there are hundreds of devices that may be used to access the content.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Samsung Galaxy S is expected to be the first real challenger to the iPad, it runs on Android OS, offers Flash 10.1 and HTML5. LMS Vendors and Tablets Update. Again, the iPad runs with HTML5, not Flash nor Java. True, the other tablets and Samsung offer Flash 10.1 and Java, but they offer HTML5 too. But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading, especially with smartphones.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

eLearning 24-7

You work online via the servers of your vendor. I had thought that this trend would be dying out, but it is amazing at the number of vendors who are entering the space and still focused on the desktop approach. Despite the overwhelmingly number of vendors who have a “desktop only&# solution, based on what I am seeing- a result of new feature sets – this will change. Remember when only a few offered the PPT to Flash option in their tools? Vendors to Watch.

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. Industry experts believe that Apple has done this solely to block the new feature of Adobe Flash that will allow the Flash developers to publish Flash files to iPhone app without any knowledge of iPhone SDK or Objective-C. Related posts: Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–

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Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

Flash (SWF files) created a revolution when it was first introduced in the use of graphics and interactive elements; however, it suffered a setback thanks to current trends in eLearning systems and gradually lost relevance. In fact, Flash will be outdated next year (2020) and no longer be supported on most web browsers and so it is advisable to avoid course output in this format. Now it may be that you already have some online courses in Flash. Overview.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

elearning animgallery - from e-doceo, provides a simple version but also offer more robust features including avatars, adjustment parameters, functions interpolation movements, the effects of camera to give depth, movement of avatars, plus it comes with 5,000 media objects including flash animations, videos isolated, sounds, voice-overs, illustrations (2D and 3D), characters, mascots, interiors and exteriors, objects. Embed audio, images and Flash objects. Output to HTML5.

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

A few vendors say “social learning” but it is often far from it. I’m always amazed at some of the names vendors come up with for authoring tools. Studio has always been known for the PowerPoint to Flash approach, but it also includes audio narration, TOC (yeah!) Well besides my rankings of course, think about this: 1st vendor to offer collaboration and peer review. 1st vendor to have online/offline mobile synch. Oh, HTML5 output too.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. Expect a few commercial vendors to jump into the augmented reality space for e-learning. These vendors, I believe will consist of: Vendors who offer an authoring tool or game sim and will develop additional product lines tied to Augmented Reality.