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Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning

mLearning Revolution

There’s no other Industry in the world that was more affected by Apple refusing to embrace Adobe Flash in their iOS devices like the eLearning Industry. I don’t have the exact numbers but I would venture to say that more than 98% of all eLearning was/is based on Adobe Flash (i.e. Can we make a successful transition from eLearning to mLearning without Adobe Flash?

¿Por qué el hecho de que el iPad y el iPhone no soportan Adobe Flash es un gran incentivo para el mLearning?

mLearning Revolution

No hubo otra industria en el mundo que resultara más afectada por la decisión de Apple de no adoptar Adobe Flash en sus dispositivos iOS como la industria del eLearning. Podemos hacer una transición exitosa del eLearning al aprendizaje móvil sin Flash?

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Learning Flash

Tony Karrer

My posts around the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash and my post from a CTO perspective that I Cannot Bet on Flash for new development stirred up quite a bit of response. And that Flash provides things that you can’t do in HTML/JavaScript. However, there are some pretty amazing things you can do without Flash. Should I hold off on learning Flash. I know a very little about Flash and made it a goal to learn more, but now I wonder.

We're All New at This

ATD Learning Technologies

At the time, King was one of the leading people at Macromedia (soon to be Adobe) working on making integration with SCORM happen in products like Flash and Captivate. It was February 2005. I was sequestered in a conference room during Plugfest 9 with Philip Dodds, chief architect of the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM™) and a few people on the ADL technical team. With us was Tom King, who helped create Authorware.

My life…in elearning

Learning Visions

We had moved away from proprietary and were now using Macromedia Director. We created custom elearning programs in Flash. We do a lot of work in Flash and Articulate, but see ourselves as tool agnostic.

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

mLearning Revolution

I really like the idea that Adobe built Prime from the ground up using new technologies such as HTML5 and not Flash. What a difference three short years make in technology.

Learn How to Build Effective E-Learning with this Free E-Book

Rapid eLearning

In 2007, most of the options for creating interactive elearning required Flash. If you wanted to build courses, you were required to either learn Flash or hire a Flash programmer. But along came the PowerPoint-to-Flash products.

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Launching from the Flash Platform

The E-Learning Curve

Adobe Flash has evolved considerably since Macromedia Flash was used to create animations and develop and run interactive Web-based content. According to the current developers, the Adobe Flash. Tags: e-learning platform content development Adobe eLearning Suite adobe captivate adobe flash content authoring web-based learning content delivery

eLearning Development: What’s new in Flash CS4?

Upside Learning

Adobe’s CS4 suite is the second major release since Adobe acquired Macromedia. If you have been bugged by previous Flash versions not allowing you to publish for latest Flash Player there is some relief here. Flash CS4 allows us to finally publish SWF files for Flash Player 10 - the latest version of Flash Player. Flash Player 10 is becoming very popular and in December 2008 , was already installed in more than 50% of the computers surveyed worldwide.

7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

mLearning Revolution

HTML5, Flash and Mobile Learning. First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline. Undertaking a monumental job such as writing an application like Storyline from the ground up is no easy feat. However if there’s a company that can do it, that is certainly Articulate. I have been a fan of Articulate for a long time even as I worked for Adobe on the Captivate and eLearning Suite products.

Storyline and ZebraZapps: seriously powerful, seriously simple

Clive on Learning

It exports to HTML 5 as well as Flash, although I'm not sure they've perfected this yet. This is a big deal, because iPads and iPhones don't support Flash. It is about time to move on from Flash anyway, because you hardly see it on everyday websites anymore. Michael was, of course, the creator of Authorware, a highly powerful tool from the CD-ROM era, which Adobe eventually gave up on after they inherited it from Macromedia.

10 Great Moments in eLearning History

SHIFT eLearning

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.

5 Must Read ELearning Software Articles

LearnDash

Prior to these kinds of software elearning had to be painfully developed in flash or something similar. Macromedia Captivate (later acquired by Adobe) was one of the first major players into the game.

7 razones por las que Articulate Storyline cambiará radicalmente el aprendizaje electrónico y móvil

mLearning Revolution

HTML5, Flash y aprendizaje móvil. En primer lugar, permítanme felicitar a quienes trabajaron en el desarrollo y lanzamiento de Articulate Storyline. Embarcarse en el proyecto tan ambicioso de desarrollar una aplicación como Storyline, desde cero, no es una tarea sencilla.

Development Tools - Should I Cut Out the Middle Guy?

eLearning Cyclops

Back when I first started developing e-learning courses, I used Macromedia's Authorware. For more interactive elements, I used Flash and imported the SWFs into Authorware. Almost every course involved using Flash for interactive elements (animations, games, quizzes, simulations, video, etc.). I really prefer the robust ability of creating courses in Flash and only use the DHTML e-learning authoring tools for their ability to make the course SCORM or AICC compliant.

The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

The Open Screen Project was started to help create a singular experience on multiple devices (using Flash) be it Computers, Mobiles, TV or Game consoles. Obviously, using Flash platform tools offered by Adobe. Flash is already optimized for x86 which rules the desktop market.

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). One of the other major advantages of Flash is that is supports close designer-developer collaboration.

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). One of the other major advantages of Flash is that is supports close designer-developer collaboration.

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). One of the other major advantages of Flash is that is supports close designer-developer collaboration.

Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

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A good week for Moodle

Moodle Journal

Macromedia Flash arrived for the VLE Content Development team, and the Support Workshop requested a support course in Moodle so they can carryout demonstrations for users!! It’s been a good week for the Moodle rollout, printed off and personally delivered this month’s newsletters to staff mailboxes; about 300.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

Is it PowerPoint converted to Flash? Microsoft Word converted to Flash? Macromedia Authorware and similar products. Macromedia Director. The Macromedia set typically would toss in Director, which created an equally impressive array of course capabilities, but a deep learning curve. Eventually, Macromedia Dreamweaver came into the picture. PowerPoint or Word converted to Flash, instant, virtually no add-ons, i.e. additional learning objects.

My Top 10 e-Learning Tools

eLearning Cyclops

Adobe Flash - An essential tool for creating highly interactive elements, including animation, games, immersive learning simulations, and almost anything else you want if you can manage writing or finding the actionscript. And it worked very well with my Macromedia Flash when I was getting started in e-learning. Being able to create SCORM/AICC compliant courses that imports Flash SWF files and plays well with the LMS makes my ability to implement e-learning much easier.

Macrodobe or AdobeMedia?

The Learning Circuits

With the acquistion of MacroMedia it looks like Adobe will be leaping into the collaboration space even more quickly. Macromdia currently owns Breeze, and the Flash Communications Server (FCS) which is the underlying technology for many of the real time audio and video collaboration service offerings. The statement from the Adobe press release this morning says "The combination of Adobe and Macromedia strengthens our mission of helping people and organizations communicate better.

Why Articulate Storyline Is My Go-To Authoring Tool

Sudden Insight

I used to build e-learning in Macromedia Director and Adobe Flash, and I know the difference that power can make. Summary: With Storyline, you get the simplicity you want with the flexibility and power you need.

Got SCORM?

ICS Learning

So unless you are working in a tightly controlled internal environment, your SCOs should only be using client-side technologies such as HTML, Flash and Javascript. In reality, it is simply a single compressed file containing all the files (html, images, flash swf, etc) necessary for the SCO to function. SCOs are web-based and script-enabled – consisting of HTML, Javascript and any other client-side technology (images, Macromedia Flash, etc). Got SCORM?

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Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

Please upgrade your browser TOOLS: The Articulate SDK: The first two lessons do not require the SDK as we are simply building the ‘skin’ for the player in Flash. Adobe Flash: The Articulate Player is published to the output file extension known as.swf or phonetically pronounced, “swiff.”

It’s time for upgrades, and a Poll

eLearning Development

This is a huge upgrade, and the first time Adobe has released a unified upgrade for all the Adobe and former Macromedia products. Flash CS4 Professional. Articulate Presenter is arguably the most popular PowerPoint to Flash conversion tool available. It’s also an easy way to create Flash animations from slides. If you don’t already have the Flash Video Encoder (which comes with Flash) then this tool will be useful.

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DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I was a very early user of Authorware , Director , and of course, FLASH. beta when Intel partnered with Macromedia to get 3D into Director. Ya know everyone's complaining about Flash not being on the iPhone, but maybe Apple's waiting for the new Shockwave? DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit! This is quite possibly one of the coolest things I've seen in my eLearning career.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

Today, because of increased bandwidth and web programming tools such as Macromedia Flash, it is possible to implement many training simulations on the web. The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program. By Ed Gipple. An authoritative whitepaper on how to plan, implement, and evaluate an e-learning program for your business. Download PDF. Introduction.

Why Articulate Storyline Has Already Become My Go-To Authoring Tool

Sudden Insight

I used to build e-learning in Macromedia Director and Adobe Flash, and I know the difference that power can make. Summary: With Storyline, you get the simplicity you want with the flexibility and power you need.