Migrating from Flash to HTML5 – Part 1

ePath Learning

. The Adobe Flash Player is going away at the end of 2020. That means that your Flash-based courses will fail to play on web browsers, resulting in a frustrating learning experience. Why is Flash going away? Most web browsers are already phasing out support for Flash.

How to Refine Your Flash courses in HTML5 Conversions

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Flash to HTML5 conversion may be good opportunity to redesign your existing courses into more effective and efficient courseware. All these offer an opportunity to redesign your elearning into effective and efficient HTML5 elearning. The HTML5 requirement opens up your existing courseware to be available across multiple devices and modern browsers. When better to incorporate the feedback into learning design than during the Flash-to-HTML5 conversion?

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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.

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.

Online multimedia content in e-learning: Flash vs. HTML5

Matrix

The last few years had witnessed a strong debate over the two technologies that make possible the embedding of multimedia content files in a web page: Flash and HTML5. Apples, aka Flash. Flash is a mature technology that runs well on all browsers, including older versions of Internet Explorer, which some businesses still use. Flash is the best — at least for now — on interactivity and video content production. Oranges, aka HTML5.

How will Flash’s demise affect your SCORM courses?

LearnUpon

Support for Adobe Flash Player ends in 2020. And as Flash has been integral to eLearning for over 20 years, it’s retirement will have a significant effect. Currently, you can export SCORM packages to Flash, HTML, or both. Flash is the most popular output type, so it’s likely that your courses are SWF Flash-based. HTML5 works on all devices so it’s the obvious choice as a successor. A complete redesign of the courses to suit HTML5.

5 Eternal eLearning Trends That Have Stood the Test of Time

Adobe Captivate

SCORM was succeeded by xAPI, also known as Tin Can API as well as Experience API. xAPI or Tin Can was considered an improvement over SCORM because it enables learners to collect data online and offline, while helping track learner progress and use content through a multitude of software suites, in addition to certain other features. Flash to HTML5 Conversion. Flash is dead. But, Flash didn’t die all of a sudden. This hastened Flash’s imminent doom.

Pooja Jaisingh – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: What changes/shifts do you foresee in the support for animations and complex simulations in this ‘No Flash’ age? Pooja: Tools have already started aligning themselves to adapt to the HTML5 publish option. Most of the authoring tools allow you to publish your courses to HTML5 format along with the Flash format. Also, Adobe has an Edge family of tools which allows you to create HTML5 content, and one of these tools is Edge Animate.

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How to Publish to xAPI (Tin Can) with Articulate Storyline 3

LearnUpon

In this guide, we show you how to publish your Articulate Storyline courses in the xAPI format. xAPI, also known as Tin Can, was intended to be SCORM’s successor. That hasn’t happened just yet, but, there are lots of reasons to use xAPI over SCORM , most notably that it’s a more reliable format. Once you have finished creating your content, carry out the following steps to create xAPI courses, ready to be uploaded to your LMS (if your LMS supports xAPI of course). (We

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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?

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

To that end came the development of HTML5 and responsive web content that adjusts to the screen size. Then came Experience API (xAPI) and CMI5. What about Flash? A lot of eLearning content is at least partially Flash-based and famously mobile devices have shunned the playing of Flash content. But they have been able to afford to do that because of the features of HTML5, many of which make the Flash player obsolete. SCORM and xAPI.

John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

John: Introducing creative concepts like Responsive Course Design, being the first to market with new technologies like xAPI continue to keep Lectora ahead of its competitors. 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.

SCORM 101: The Definitive Guide to Choose a SCORM Compliant LMS

learnWorlds

xAPI (also known as Tin Can API or Experience API), the next generation of SCORM, has already made its appearance as one of the newest elearning standards and its companion cmi5. Alternatively, SCORM authoring tools can export a course as an HTML5 folder to upload into your LMS.

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Raptivity Classic vs. Raptivity 2020 Comparison

Raptivity

It has only Flash output And HTML5 output. It has Flash and HTML5 output . It has HTML5 output. SCORM/xAPI . and xAPI compliant. It uses Flash editor for interaction customization. It uses Flash editor for interaction customization.

Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

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. Often they expect that what worked in Flash should work the same in HTML5 and that’s just not the case. That’s not the case with HTML5.

TOM KUHLMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

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. Often they expect that what worked in Flash should work the same in HTML5 and that’s just not the case. That’s not the case with HTML5.

Paradiso Solutions presents its Top 10 eLearning development companies for 2020

Paradiso

Outputs in CBT, FLASH, SCORM, HTML5 etc. It lets you produce HTML5, SCORM-compliant content, among other features. . SHIFT² runs contents HTML5. You can publish SCORM- and xAPI- (Tin Can) compliant courses.

Here is the List of Top 10 eLearning development companies for 2021

Paradiso

Outputs in CBT, FLASH, SCORM, HTML5 etc. It lets you produce HTML5, SCORM-compliant content, among other features. . SHIFT² runs contents HTML5. You can publish SCORM- and xAPI- (Tin Can) compliant courses.

POOJA JAISINGH – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: What changes/shifts do you foresee in the support for animations and complex simulations in this ‘No Flash’ age? Pooja: Tools have already started aligning themselves to adapt to the HTML5 publish option. Most of the authoring tools allow you to publish your courses to HTML5 format along with the Flash format. Also, Adobe has an Edge family of tools which allows you to create HTML5 content, and one of these tools is Edge Animate.

Different Ways Of Leveraging SCORM Cloud In e-learning

Wizcabin

Although there have been debates on which content standard type is better between xAPI and SCORM , the choice is yours to make. By using SCORM Cloud in e-learning, you can test your course content and ensure that they adhere strictly to your content standards (xAPI, SCORM, or AICC). Utilize SCORM Cloud For xAPI Content. With SCORM Cloud integrated with LRS, you can get started with xAPI, with ease. Below are a few ways of utilizing the SCORM cloud for xAPI content.

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Janhavi Padture – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

One area where these tools will continue to invest in will be HTML5 and mobile responsive output. The good news with HTML5 which is a fast emerging standard for interactivity is that it is much easier to make it accessible. The catch though is that not all browsers support the accessibility constructs in HTML5. But we hope to see more and more HTML5 content becoming accessible. Raptivity was one of the first tools to support HTML5 output.

Paradiso Solutions presents its Top 10 eLearning Content Development companies for 2018

Paradiso

Outputs in CBT, FLASH, SCORM, HTML5 etc. It lets you produce HTML5, SCORM-compliant content, among other features. SHIFT² runs contents HTML5. You can publish SCORM- and xAPI- (Tin Can) compliant courses. If you’re looking for content development you must wonder which are the best eLearning development companies in the market. This is the main reason why we did a deep research to help you make the right choice.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

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. Lectora has always published to HTML since it was introduced in 1999, and it was one of the first tools to support HTML5, so I’d say we’re a little ahead of the game.

Top 10 authoring tool in 2020 delivering engaging digital learning content

Paradiso

2004), AICC, HTML5, xAPI/TinCan , cmi5, and LTI. . It is a content creation tool for supporting HTML5 for delivering various courses to tablets and mobile phones.

ERIC SCHUERMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

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. Lectora has always published to HTML since it was introduced in 1999, and it was one of the first tools to support HTML5, so I’d say we’re a little ahead of the game.

JANHAVI PADTURE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

One area where these tools will continue to invest in will be HTML5 and mobile responsive output. The good news with HTML5 which is a fast emerging standard for interactivity is that it is much easier to make it accessible. The catch though is that not all browsers support the accessibility constructs in HTML5. But we hope to see more and more HTML5 content becoming accessible. Raptivity was one of the first tools to support HTML5 output.

SCORM vs AICC: how do they compare?

Elucidat

It was designed for Flash. SCORM was originally intended for Flash-based courses, which aren’t a popular option now that support for Flash is fading. HTML5 courses can be created to SCORM standards, but it limits their functionality. What about xAPI?

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Publishing A SCORM Course with Articulate Storyline 3

LearnUpon

We also support another eLearning standard called xAPI , which might be a better option to choose. The main choice here is between HTML5 and flash. We’ve written in the past about the demise of flash and how that will affect your SCORM courses – in short: You should choose HTML5! Options to choose from: HTML5. FLash. So HTML5 will be used on new browsers and if your learners use a legacy browser it’ll fallback to flash. *A

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Top 10 Authoring Tools that Deliver Engaging Learning Content

Paradiso

2004), AICC, HTML5, xAPI/TinCan , cmi5, and LTI. . It is a content creation tool for supporting HTML5 for delivering various courses to tablets and mobile phones.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

Peak of Inflated Expectations: xAPI and Badges. At the big eLearning conferences this year, roughly 50% of sessions and exhibitor booths were focused on either xAPI or Badges. We project that Badges will reach the Plateau of Productivity before xAPI, simply because Badges is a less ambitious standard than xAPI that clearly meets the very common use case of tracking completion of a learning activities across different platforms. In xAPI’s favor, the U.S.

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

Better HTML5 output: One of the best, most unspoken new features is an optimized HTML5 engine. With the better HTML5 engine, republishing courses using a new version of Storyline may improve crash issues on mobile devices lacking in RAM. Flash vs. HTML5: You can publish to Flash, HTML5, or both (and prioritize either over the other). Does your company want to decrease Flash use and focus on future browsers with HTML5?

Why Do We Need a Content Modernization Strategy Now More than Ever Before?

Harbinger Interactive Learning

But sometimes, modernization could be mistaken purely as transformation from Flash to HTML5 and in an oversight; the bigger underlying opportunity could be overlooked. In 1991, a web legend named Sir Tim Berners-Lee created HTML5. One of the key objectives of developing HTML5 was to have a better alternative to Flash. Today we live in the era of HTML5; a lot is being built around it.

7 Mobile Learning Facts L&D Managers Should Know

Obsidian Learning

Think “flash cards” for mobile knowledge transfer, short, easy to digest videos , and you can be sure employees will be grateful that you’ve taken into consideration how they prefer to consume content on their devices. If we focus on ensuring that the mobile learning design is HTML5 enabled (native HTML5 is preferred) and responsive, the deliverables will most likely work and look beautifully across all mobile devices. Learning can happen anywhere, and xAPI lets us track it.

Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2

eFront

All that designers had to do was to provide a nice looking screen layout and graphics, add a few animations and activities and publish the course, which really meant exporting the lot to Flash. The main advantage of HTML5 is that it is built around WebApps , or small pieces of code that run within a browser, rather like little pieces of software, or mobile phone apps. The first and most important thing of course is to publish courses to HTML5 rather than Flash wherever possible.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Publish and Host your E-learning on an LMS

CommLab India

Now most tools offer HTML5 output option in publishing so that your e-learning is compatible with mobile devices. This option helps access the course on devices that don’t support Flash such as iPads. Checking ‘ Include HTML5 output ’, allows your learners view your course as HTML5 content. In some tools, tracking mobile player content is possible when the LMS has xAPI or Tin Can API specifications. You have developed a fantastic e-learning.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

Peak of Inflated Expectations: xAPI and Badges. At the big eLearning conferences this year, roughly 50% of sessions and exhibitor booths were focused on either xAPI or Badges. We project that Badges will reach the Plateau of Productivity before xAPI, simply because Badges is a less ambitious standard than xAPI that clearly meets the very common use case of tracking completion of a learning activities across different platforms. In xAPI’s favor, the U.S.

5 Common Myths About eLearning Authoring Tools Busted

gomo learning

Authoring Tool Myth #3: HTML5 Courses Don’t Look as Good as Old Flash-Based Courses. Flash was once the long-standing favorite for eLearning developers thanks to a combination of interactivity and high graphical quality. And Flash will be completely scrapped by the end of 2020.

The Online Learning Jargon Buster

Learning Pool

Adapt Builder is an authoring tool that allows you to create fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning courses that display effectively on tablet devices and smartphones (as well as PCs and laptops). xAPI (Tin Can). Flash.

Articulate Rise – Got questions? We got answers!

B Online Learning

Do Rise courses use Flash? Rise courses do not use flash. They are created solely in HTML5. Where iOS devices weren’t flash compatible, they do love HTML5, so your iPhone and iPad will have no issues with seeing the modules as you intended! Tin Can (xAPI) support. I love Articulate Rise. I’ve made no secret about it around the office.

Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Kitaboo

Provides a responsive HTML5 output and a great analytics system where you can track how users are interacting with the content. Supports a wide range of formats, including SCORM, AICC, HTML5, xAPI (TinCan), Windows, and Mac OS.