7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Adobe Flash ruled the internet for a long time. However, owing to glaring security gaps, performance, and stability issues that Flash games presented on mobile devices, a need for change became more pressing. What is Flash? HTML5 – The Alternative to Adobe Flash.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web. Is there a competitor to Flash? Is there an alternative to Flash?

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Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web. Is there a competitor to Flash? Is there an alternative to Flash?

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

Matrix

The traditional way of training is based on the didactic method of a teacher/professor/instructor pushing new information/knowledge onto learners/trainees' brains. While the core of this method is noble, as no one can possibly know all there is to know about everything, it is not exactly the most efficient. The results of the pull method are always better than those of the push method. Apples, aka Flash.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. Presently, the HTML5 vs SWF/ Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner. Why Convert Flash/SWF to HTML5?

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. Presently, the HTML5 vs Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner. Converting Flash Courses vs Creating New e-Learning Ones.

The Web without Flash is getting closer

Aptara

The Web without Flash is getting closer. The Internet has been a constant presence in the lives of individuals and daily dealings of companies for over a decade now, but the ways in which users engage with it are always changing. By staying current, businesses can show that they understand Internet distribution. A general movement of Flash to HTML5 conversion has changed the fabric of the Web. Farewell to Flash.

ELearning moves beyond the Flash era

Aptara

ELearning moves beyond the Flash era. ELearning solutions represent evolution relative to legacy methods of employee training and instruction. While it was once the backbone of the Internet, Flash technology is now in decline. The main advantage of the latter method its the fact that it will run across device types without the sort of plugin needed for Flash. Those methods have now become as antiquated as Flash itself.

HTML5 rising: Showdown imminent with Flash

Aptara

HTML5 rising: Showdown imminent with Flash. The language has been building steam, aided by such events as Apple's choice to abandon Flash and the momentum of multiple device use, which incentivizes Web apps that function in a browser across platforms. The whole time, Flash has been the champion, with HTML5 acting as the challenger and no more credible methods coming up from behind.

Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

However, your output may not be Section 508-compliant unless it is viewed with Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer is the only browser with support for MSAA (Microsoft Active Accessibility). Note: To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. Document methods of accessibility for users. " As content in a project changes, Flash Player sends an event to the screen reader notifying it of a change.

The Online Learning Jargon Buster

Learning Pool

You will often hear people talk about bandwidth when discussing their internet connection speed. This can be an important factor when considering your solution type as some locations may have low bandwidth or unreliable internet connections. Flash.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

However, your output may not be Section 508-compliant unless it is viewed with Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer is the only browser with support for MSAA (Microsoft Active Accessibility). Note:  To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. Document methods of accessibility for users. " As content in a project changes, Flash Player sends an event to the screen reader notifying it of a change.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

However, your output may not be Section 508-compliant unless it is viewed with Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer is the only browser with support for MSAA (Microsoft Active Accessibility). Note:  To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. Document methods of accessibility for users. " As content in a project changes, Flash Player sends an event to the screen reader notifying it of a change.

Mobile Learning and Interactivity

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

So then comes the debate of whether Native or Web apps and Flash or HTML5. The best method is to come up with a checklist of requisites for your mobile learning interactivity. For instance, is this a performance support job aid where internet connectivity cannot simply be assumed? Or if you must have stunning visual effects probably Flash is the best option today. Flash and HTML5 options exist for web apps. Does mobile learning need interactivity?

This Week on #TalkTech: Games vs Lectures, Spaced Learning Online and Beautiful Graphic Design for eLearning

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic #1: Can lectures be as effective learning methods as games? Which makes it all the more interesting that in his most recent newsletter, he makes the assertion that any delivery method can be effective if it’s well designed. Read his criteria for determining which delivery method is the right one. MemoButton: Remember What You Discover on the Internet. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

Steal this Sales Copy Formula to Sell More Courses!

LearnDash

His methods are still effective for more modern types of advertising, including on the internet. Flash relevant facts, statistics, awards, testimonials that add validity to your statements. You have created an online course and are ready to share it with the world – but can you convince people to buy? Your course is complete, your website is up, and now there’s only one thing left to do—reel in customers for your amazing course.

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Let Go Through BPO for eLearning

Web Courseworks

This is particularly true for learning provided over the Internet. SCORM, Flash, HTML5, 508 compliance , etc… The rapid pace of change and innovation for eLearning is making the lack of synergy between education expertise and IT expertise more apparent. In general, associations looking to minimize expenses and maximize revenue would benefit from considering this method of managing their services. BPO: Managing Services & Association eLearning.

10 Great Moments in eLearning History

SHIFT eLearning

The future of the Internet as an education medium became certain. High-speed Internet technologies including broadband and wireless LANs for faster connections. Individuals eager to expand their skill sets and widen their knowledge base also turned to the Internet online degrees and free educational programs. 2005: The Rise of Flash Video. In 2005, Adobe bought Macromedia and transformed it into Adobe Flash. eLearning didn''t happen overnight.

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5

Aptara

The movement away from using Flash in both internal and external content by businesses has been slowed by one important factor: This language has been seen as the primary distribution method for rich multimedia such as audio and video. The rise of this language and its improvement over time have cleared the stage for the replacement of Flash at last. There is an urgency to adopt HTML5 and begin the journey away from Flash.".

Association eLearning Book Helpful for Vendor-Client Relationship

Web Courseworks

Ellen highlights the importance of taking a good look at using the Internet to replace the loss of revenue from declining face-to-face workshop sales. Here are some additional reasons you should consider purchasing her book : Guidance on how to best deliver your content and methods to get it done at a budget. You are missing some Flash content that should appear here! Ellen Behrens calls her new self-published book aLearning: A Trail Guide for Association eLearning.

10 free compliance training courses

Ed App

With the importance of compliance training in mind, as well as the advantages of having it completed online, let’s now take a look at 10 of the top free compliance training courses out there on the Internet. Another free compliance course on the Internet is Construction Ethics and Compliance.

Offline Publishing and Viewing Options with Articulate Storyline®

SweetRush

For example, one of our clients is deploying a healthcare-related series of courses in Africa, where at least a portion of the target audience may not have access to a reliable Internet connection. Offline viewing means the ability to open and run a course without being concurrently connected to Internet. A LMS is typically a remotely-hosted system that requires an Internet connection to launch and track the content. Differences between AMP and Adobe Flash®/HTML5.

HTML5 presents platform-spanning development option

Aptara

While HTML5 gained its cultural cachet as a mobile content standard, the highly touted substitute for Flash on Apple devices, its strength comes from the fact that it works across platforms, desktop, smartphone and tablet inclusive. Recent speculation about this standard has focused on its progress relative to other distribution methods and its popularity across various hardware types and platforms. For certain types of content, Adobe Flash is the go-to format.

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

Origin Learning

Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000. That, the usage of mobiles is growing faster than ever before, backed by the rolling out of quicker internet speeds and smarter phones at affordable prices. The shift from Flash to HTML5. For years, Flash has ruled mobile content delivery arena.

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Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery

Kitaboo

Also, with smartphones and Internet, online learning is not confined to the walls of the training room but can take place anytime and anywhere. More on How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5. Here are the top Advantages of Blended Learning over Traditional eLearning Methods.

Learning and Development Glossary

Petra Mayer

These devices function via an internet connection that enables users to learn at any time and from anywhere. The SCORM package is a zip file that contains all the course contents, including SCOs (Shareable Content Objects), HTML and Flash Files.

The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

At that point in the conversation, I flashed back to a single anonymous comment made in response to a presentation I delivered at a conference a few years ago about a formal/social learning experiment I’d run: “I thought you were going to present a whole system of social learning.” Because work moves at the speed of the Internet, so too must workplace learning opportunities.

8 Reasons to Replace Your eLearning Content Authoring Tool

gomo learning

On a similar note, perhaps you’re providing courses in a Learning Management System via the tried-and-tested method of uploading a SCORM file. You’ve Been Using the Tool Since Flash Was a Big Deal. The How and Why of Moving from Flash to HTML5’.

Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

Historically, client/server software was usually accessible only from devices on the local network, but cloud-based SaaS hosting exposes it to anyone in the world with an internet connection, so different strategies and disciplines must be employed to protect assets and maintain business continuity. Keeping Your SaaS Data Secure.

5 Features of a Responsive Design eLearning Authoring Tool

gomo learning

HTML is the current standard of website code used for producing pages and consuming content on the internet. It allows elements like audio, video, and navigation to work smoothly, without requiring extra plugins like Flash.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Internet-enabled Physical Simulators: There’s not much more to add from what we said last year, other than that we’ve participated in a pilot that used xAPI to connect a Laerdal simulator to a learning management system, and we’ve read of another similar pilot. There was the wrenching transition away from Flash, the over-hyped hybrid apps, and the proliferation of unusable JQuery Mobile-based responsive websites (OK, some are still out there).

Previewing in Lectora

Learning Developments

But once you start doing advanced techniques such as using flash to set Lectora variables, the preview will not work. So things like flash communication and use of the Lectora VAR() function will not work when run locally. I believe most browsers have settings that can be adjusted to make this work but setting those hampers you security when you are on the Internet. Do you have a method for previewing that has worked well?

Previewing in Lectora

Learning Developments

But once you start doing advanced techniques such as using flash to set Lectora variables, the preview will not work. So things like flash communication and use of the Lectora VAR() function will not work when run locally. I believe most browsers have settings that can be adjusted to make this work but setting those hampers you security when you are on the Internet. Do you have a method for previewing that has worked well?

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

In today’s fast-paced learning environments, the AGILE method is often seen as more efficient than ADDIE. Often contrasted with the ADDIE process, the Agile design method emerged in the 1970s and became widely adopted in the 1990s. Unlike ADDIE, the agile method dives straight into a project, producing small pieces of content very quickly. Blended learning is the combination of traditional, face-to-face learning methods with technology-based online learning methods.

4 Ways Technology Improves Teaching for the Next Generation

Kitaboo on EdTech

Modern technologies, when implemented in the classroom to complement traditional teaching methods, can help professors teach better, and students retain the knowledge they gather. Most traditional learning methods are not as practical as we would wish them to be. Common knowledge is that you can search for almost everything on the internet and find it. So, no more carrying around flash drives, hard disks, CDs, or other storage devices.

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

The SCORM package itself is a zip file that contains all of the media contents a course is made from, including things like SCOs, HTML and Flash files. Any form of learning conducted on a computer and usually over the internet. In eLearning, pedagogy involves selecting the best methods to convey information to learners. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L.

Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

Historically, client/server software was usually accessible only from devices on the local network, but cloud-based SaaS hosting exposes it to anyone in the world with an internet connection, so different strategies and disciplines must be employed to protect assets and maintain business continuity. Keeping Your SaaS Data Secure.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

For an excellent illustration of this problem, check out this great example provided by the always-interesting Cathy Moore (click the image to launch the Flash player): Courtesy of [link] So, why does narration in eLearning frequently do nothing more than parrot back what’s written on the screen?

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A Look Back at 2020 for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

I will zig back and forth, not staying with the typical linear method so many folks find endearing. I get it, if you are new to your position, but at the same time, there is this thing called the internet, and searching can exist beyond the first page of Google. .

5 Things You Should Know About E-learning

CommLab India

But with changes in employee preferences of how and when to learn, eLearning is growing as a viable and necessary method of training. eLearning refers to learning through the Internet or any electronic means, and it could be anything from PowerPoint decks to videos and fully interactive courses. Related Posts How to Create Section 508 E-learning Course Using Flash Advantages of E-learning – An Infographic Top 5 Video Blogs with Hot eLearning Topics (so far)!