Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Authorware merged with MacroMind/Paracomp to become Macromedia, which was later acquired by Adobe. With comprehensive “undo” and retrieval of every saved version, authors can experiment without risk. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W. ALLEN (CEO and Chairman, Allen Interactions Inc.).

Can Captivate 9 Save Adobe?

LearnDash

Our relationship goes back a long way too as I can recall the days of using Captivate when it was owned by Macromedia. Articulate wasn’t the juggernaut that it is today, and aside from learning how to program Flash, Macromedia Captivate was your next best option.

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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. Click here to read full version 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.

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

mLearning Revolution

Back in 2012 you would have been hard-pressed to find anything exciting in version 6 of Adobe Captivate, in fact most of the cool stuff at the time was coming from Adobe’s competitors, namely Articulate with their new Storyline software and their latest iteration of Articulate Studio.

The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

mLearning Revolution

It’s not even this particular version that disappoints me; it’s the overall lack of vision that Adobe has clearly shown in this release. Here we are 12 months later and Adobe India releases a new version of Captivate just in time for the mLearnCon conference.

10 Great Moments in eLearning History

SHIFT eLearning

The early prototypes were, of course, crude versions of our current personal computers. In 2005, Adobe bought Macromedia and transformed it into Adobe Flash. eLearning didn''t happen overnight. It''s a product of years of human ingenuity and innovation.

Here’s how Adobe Captivate 6 could have been a Game-Changer for mLearning

mLearning Revolution

I was expecting something revolutionary in Captivate 6 and I feel all we got was something evolutionary, some might argue (including me) that what we got was something that should have been in Captivate 5 or at least in version 5.5.

Storyline and ZebraZapps: seriously powerful, seriously simple

Clive on Learning

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. I've no idea what the professional and enterprise versions will cost. Here at DevLearn 2011 in Las Vegas I've got authoring tools on my mind. Because I have been able to take a look at two new tools today, which I'm sure are going to have a major impact. The have one thing in common and lots of differences.

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

mLearning Revolution

Sin embargo, también puedes incluir en ese mismo video una versión que muestre un proceso paso a paso así como también versiones de simulación y evaluación, todo a partir del mismo proyecto y la misma sesión de grabación de pantalla.

My daughter, poster child for 21st Century learning

Allison Rossett

The following is her version of the story…. He has been a speaker at Macromedia/Adobe User Conventions, NASA and the East Coast Games Conference; and was the 2011 recipient of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Immersive Learning Award. Tweet.

My daughter, poster child for 21st Century learning

Allison Rossett

The following is her version of the story…. He has been a speaker at Macromedia/Adobe User Conventions, NASA and the East Coast Games Conference; and was the 2011 recipient of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Immersive Learning Award. Welcome two guest bloggers, Ken and Darby Hubbell, father and daughter. .

Adobe Captivate 5: The Mother of All Upgrades!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you're on Twitter or follow the eLearning BLOGS, then you probably already know that the new version of Captivate is expected to be released in June of this year (as in next month). Gone are the dreaded windowshade buttons that were made popular by the late, great Macromedia.

Make older programs run in Windows Vista or Windows 7

Take an e-Learning Break

After struggling for a couple of days trying to get an old copy of Macromedia Dreamweaver Extension Manager to install an old version of CourseBuilder on a Windows 7 machine, I came across this article in the Microsoft help system. Most programs written for Windows Vista also work in this version of Windows, but some older programs might run poorly or not at all.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

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. LMS vendor does not have to re-build the wheel, they cut development time and cost and any updates, new versions, etc.

Why Articulate Storyline Is My Go-To Authoring Tool

Sudden Insight

You can check out how Storyline compares to Studio ’09 , or see what’s coming in the next version of Studio known as Studio ’12. I used to build e-learning in Macromedia Director and Adobe Flash, and I know the difference that power can make.

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. The new Adobe CS4 suite has some new exciting and time-saving features in all its products.

Got SCORM?

ICS Learning

SCOs are web-based and script-enabled – consisting of HTML, Javascript and any other client-side technology (images, Macromedia Flash, etc). The required elements of this node that we have included specify the schema and schema version. or “API” depending on the SCORM version you are following. Got SCORM? A Brief Technical Overview That Answers the Question “What is SCORM?” ” By Brian Kleeman. Download PDF (110KB). Introduction.

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The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

Opera has released a HTML 5 version (Opera mobile) for Windows Mobile. Also there are strong reasons for HTML 5 not being able to replace Flash as pointed out by a former Macromedia person Jeremy Allaire in this article. Adobe recently announced AIR for Mobile devices.

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). The Silverlight runtime is not yet available on Linux and the Mac version has some issues. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

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). The Silverlight runtime is not yet available on Linux and the Mac version has some issues. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

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). The Silverlight runtime is not yet available on Linux and the Mac version has some issues. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

beta when Intel partnered with Macromedia to get 3D into Director. And a new version of Director quite possibly could be positioned as a game changer in the spirit of the iPhone. DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit! This is quite possibly one of the coolest things I've seen in my eLearning career.

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. Version Cue CS4. The full version is $1699 if anyone wants to buy me an early Christmas present for personal use. The Professional version adds Engage. There were a few quirks and bugs in the old version of Presenter that I hope are fixed. It looks like it’s time to open up the wallet and start purchasing software upgrades.

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: Dave Buell

Visual Lounge

He was an avid Authorware (Macromedia) developer and has continued on over the years to create many different sources of educational materials including Interactive PDF’s, iBooks, and eBooks. Whoa – ScreencastCamp 2013 is this weekend ! Can you believe it?

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

Sudden Insight

Moreover, the interface is already familiar to you if you’ve used PowerPoint since the 2007 version – it uses the “ribbon” at the top of the screen to house program functionality. Articulate Storyline version 1.0 So what can’t Storyline version 1.0

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

This means that training that is currently delivered by traditional methods can fairly quickly be adapted for the on-line version. Today, because of increased bandwidth and web programming tools such as Macromedia Flash, it is possible to implement many training simulations on the web. Durable –upwardly compatible with new versions of system software. The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program. By Ed Gipple.

Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

The ActionScript for the player is written in version 2.0 so any version of Flash back to MX 2004 (v.8) I just recently upgraded to Flash CS4, but I built this player initially in Flash 8 which is several versions back. Again, both versions are slightly different.

O Collaboration - Where Art Thou?

The Learning Circuits

To me Real Time Collaboration (RTC) solutions like Macromedia Breeze , Centra , WebEx , Elluminate etc replicate oh so many of the problems we face in the traditional face-to-face model. Macromedia - stop asking for my mailing address when I go to view the archive. 2) people - most of your visitors will come from those viewing the archive version, often outnumbering the live viewers 100:1 (and more as a function of time).