How to Prepare for the End of the Flash

Magic EdTech

This is nowhere more visible than with the 2020 mandate to end flash support.For edtech companies and ed publishers, it’s a case of “objects in mirror are closer than they appear.”. These organizations have been developing Flash content for education since Macromedia offered Flash 1.0 In 2017, Adobe formally announced that it would no longer support the Flash player plug-in. Companies will not be able to use it in its Flash form and No! What exactly is Flash?

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10 Great Moments in eLearning History

SHIFT eLearning

But it wasn''t until 2004 that the term took wing when pen-source advocate Tim O''Reilly promoted the idea at the O''Reilly Media Conference. 2005: The Rise of Flash Video. In 2005, Adobe bought Macromedia and transformed it into Adobe Flash. Developers who worked with it discovered just how flexible Flash is. Flash didn''t require a lot of bandwidth as older methods would have used. 2010: The Reign of HTML5. eLearning didn''t happen overnight.

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Walking down the Interactive Learning Path with Raptivity

Raptivity

The content published by Raptivity is industry standard, easily distributable over the Internet, CDs/DVDs and Pen drives. A sophisticated WYSWIG editor , with single click Flash and HTML5 previews, is included for customization of interactions. Raptivity’s HTML5 output works perfectly across multiple browsers including Internet Explorer 10.0 One of the major challenges that educators face is holding learners’ attention and helping them retain information.

How to Create Rollovers, Pop-ups and Branching for Lectora e.

Trivantis

Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Tip: As Diane says, the key to branching is not the authoring tool; it’s your brain and a pen. Lectora: ONLY HTML5 Authoring Tool. Tips for Rapid Flash Creation. Flash Animations and Interactions. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. ReviewLink. CourseMill LMS. Community Forum. Products. Authoring Tools. Lectora Inspire.

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

Learning Visions

Stop creating in Flash. HTML5 – explore that. Sketch – prototype with pen and paper. 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. Current Need-to-Know Tools and What’s Around the Corner” Nick Floro with Sealworks Trends eLearning community and what we’re doing is rapidly changing.

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.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. It pitches that it is a m-learning product because it supports HTML5. It doesn’t output to HTML5, though. #8 Yes, it offers the social learning authoring features – robust actually, which most vendors in this space does not, but it has added task management and PENS. #7 What hurts them though is no HTML5 output, which I hope will change.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

If you want to completely disengage yourself from a brick-and-mortar infrastructure, try digital inking or an interactive pen tool that comes in a package with some authoring software. Be careful with Flash – you may get in real trouble on Apple gadgets. HTML5 is always a smarter choice for conversion. Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training? Never been easier – if you use the right approach and technology.

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

eLearning 24-7

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. In 2012, I’ve seen a slow uptake with tools that can output to HTML5.

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

AICC, SCORM and PENS support. Studio has always been known for the PowerPoint to Flash approach, but it also includes audio narration, TOC (yeah!) 1st vendor IMO to truly have HTML5 output. 1st vendor to offer Flash code with their SaaS product, even if you decided not to stick around – thus a gain for freelance instructional designers who have to deal with clients who want the “code” But, that was then. Oh, HTML5 output too. HTML5 output.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. You get the Flash code – YES – you get the code, which you can do whatever you want with it. While you can continue with their product, you are not tied to them, and thus you can use the Flash code for whatever or whomever, best of all, for those who create courses for clients – and clients who want the code (for whatever purpose) – you can give it to them.

Top 10 Quiz Makers for Teachers and Educators

DigitalChalk eLearning

Some HTML5 quiz makers are built in order to develop online content and may even grade the questions for you, whilst others generate a printable version. Create interactive HTML5 quizzes and surveys using different question types, multimedia, styles and informational slides and publish created tests for the Web, an LMS, or Microsoft Word. Conversion to HTML5, Flash, SCORM and other formats. Quiz makers enable teachers to create assessments quickly and easily.

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Authoring Tool Market – What I am seeing

eLearning 24-7

HTML5 output. Right now I am doing a survey on authoring tools (more on this at the end of the post) and so far 100% of all respondents state that HTML5 output is required in an authoring tool. I do believe that HTML5 output will continue to grow as an authoring tool feature. It is time to realize that Flash output just isn’t enough anymore for folks. HTML5 templates. I remember pushing my pen around my paper in junior high creating a race game too.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Some vendors push heavily on PPT, implying that a great WBT is really a PPT converted to Flash. Flash output – still red hot. The latter is slowly gaining speed, which is an advantage to LMS vendors who have a CAT in their own product – which is SCORM,PENS/IMS compliant. HTML5. In the latest podcast featuring Volkner Zimmerman who is on the executive board at IMC-AG, he explicitly states that HTML5 is necessary in any course output for mobile.

The Top 3 Aspects of Articulate 360 You Must Know

CommLab India

HTML5 Gesture Support. Publish to HTML5 First/Only. We can create interesting and engaging training videos with built-in features such as narration, annotation, panning, zooming, pointer highlights, and pen drawings. Finally, the much awaited day has arrived and Articulate launched its enhanced eLearning authoring tool – “ Articulate 360 ”. As the name implies, it can provide a complete solution for eLearning and mobile learning development.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

HTML5 support – sorry Flash fans . no SCORM, AICC or PENS – however, I am now seeing a few vendors offer PENS (created by AICC back in 2005, but slowly gaining traction). Claro enables true HTML5 output. Every year, I identify five trends that I am seeing in the industry as a whole, and forecast on where they will be heading throughout the year. In 2011, I saw quite a few items that resonated.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Learnlets , May 10, 2010 In response to a query about why someone would question the concept of the LMS, I penned the (slightly altered, for clarity) response that follows: What seems to me to be the need is to have a unified performer-facing environment. Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash - eLearning Technology , May 6, 2010 Earlier this year I questioned why there was Still No Flash on the iPhone and iPad. Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Billy grabs a pen and paper and starts writing, “Hi. Flash (59). What I Would Like to Say About HTML5 and Flash , June 26, 2010. Learning Flash , June 23, 2010. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content.

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