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Flash For Mobile Is Dead

Upside Learning

To further reinforce that thought, Adobe announced just yesterday that it has ceased development on the Flash mobile browser plug-in. Meaning there will be no updates to those plug-ins and future versions of Android and Blackberry Playbooks may not be able to render Flash content. First, it seems Adobe is continuing development on the Flash plug-in and AIR runtime.

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

– pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. So here’s the list of the tools that can do the job and which you might want a closer look at. One of the best tools, if you are already using Articulate, to convert your existing (Articulate based) courses to run on iPads, other tablets and mobile devices.

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5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

Given this trend, it is but obvious that the demand for rapid authoring tools which can publish content in HTML5 will also increase. In this post, we examine 5 rapid authoring tools which show tremendous promise. 1) Adobe Captivate 5.5 Once these files are converted to HTML5, you can edit them with an HTML editing tool, such as Adobe Dreamweaver. Upcoming Tools. Thanks!

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

HTML5 — This is a no-brainer for me and I strongly believe every Rapid eLearning tool should absolutely have a simple way to get a course published to HTML5 in 2012. If there is one thing I heard from customers while working at Adobe was this, I want my learners to be able to take a course on their iPads or iPhone, but these mobile devices don’t support Flash. Fun times.

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

Adobe Flash solves many of these cross-browser compatibility. Flash works the same in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and just about. has disavowed Flash and refuses to support it on. market leader in the tablet market, so any solu- tion you come up with can’t be solely a Flash. For this option, Flash is the best for desktop deployment, and HTML5 for mobile.

Why eLearning/mLearning Professionals Should Still Learn Flash

Developer on Duty

I have read dozens of articles about the death of Flash, and the advantages of HTML5. However, there's a fundamental role in which Flash can play for non-FlashPlayer environments. It's a flexible full featured animation tool.  The issues with Flash and mobile devices revolve around FlashPlayer. With some creativity and training, you can achieve similar results.

Adobe Unveils Updated Tools for Developers

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Mobile Technology Adobe MAX CSS regions CSS shaders development Flash Player 11 jQuery Mobile phonegap StarlingIt’s hard to argue with the developments Adobe presented at Tuesday’s keynote address, the second in as many days at the Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles. The theme around [.].

eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.

mLearning Revolution

Flash-based eLearning. Remember when our learners relied on Flash to consume the Flash-based eLearning we created for their desktop computers? Today Flash is pretty much a thing of the past. Rapid eLearning tools. If you are still using antiquated software that produces Flash-based eLearning, you are missing out and doing your learners a disservice.

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Designing for the Blackberry Playbook

Mobile Learning Edge

In the meantime, if you want to develop for RIM’s tablet, you need to do it with Adobe tools such as AIR and Flash. There is a list of tools and articles on the Adobe website at [link] , including a helpful article by Adobe’s Paul Trani titled Designing for the RIM Blackberry Playbook. Tablets Adobe Design Flash Playbook RIM

One of ITM's scientific flash learning instruments

Ignatia Webs

At ITM we have been experimenting with Flash animations as learning tools. just want to share one with you all, feel free to add comments or remarks. Practice in veterinary diagnosis is essential and requires hours and days of intensive training in laboratories normally using expensive and high technological equipment. The simulation can be seen here.

Flash Lite on More Mobile Devices Means More Mobile Devices with Rich E-Learning Content

mLearning is Good

Microsoft is now licensing Flash Lite for Windows Mobile. Flash Lite is a subset of the desktop Flash environment and the version that will be on Windows Mobile will allow developers to utilize components like Flash Video and a significant portion of the ActionScript 3 programming language. Burst was built with Flash Lite 2.1, which was the predecessor to FL 3.

iPods in Education Part 11: Digital Flash Cards

The Mobile Learner

This blog post is in response to all the digital flash card websites that I’ve been coming across lately that are offering teachers digital flash cards for iPod for a fee.  There is an easy option for teachers and students to create their own digital flash cards that is totally free. Obviously, the concept of using flash cards is not new. 

6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design

mLearning Revolution

This is also why I encourage you to choose your Learning Design tools wisely and lean towards those with support for Responsive Learning Design, for example, the new Adobe Captivate 8. With tools that support Responsive Learning projects, you simply build and maintain a single project, publish it and that’s it. How many devices do you own? mobile devices per capita. The Web. No

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Apple Loosens Development Restrictions on AppTech Developers Using Adobe Flash Tools

mLearning World

Pink Sheets: APCX) reported today that Apple's recently announced policy of loosening restrictions on use of outside development tools should substantially assist AppTech in the execution of its plan to translate and port over iPhone apps to other operating systems, such as Google Android. stated, "Apple's loosening its policies on the ability for app developers to utilize third party tools is a strong positive step for AppTech. HOUSTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- AppTech Corp. Eric Ottens, CEO of AppTech Corp. Read the rest here.

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

mLearning Revolution

The sooner we embrace this truth and rally around tools and technologies that can enable us to deliver compelling learning experiences across multiple devices anytime and anywhere, the better off we will be as an industry. really like the idea that Adobe built Prime from the ground up using new technologies such as HTML5 and not Flash. Adobe Captivate Draft for iPad. Conclusion.

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Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

These conversion solutions have been divided based on the tools in which the original eLearning was created. Basic interactivities are generally well supported in HTML/can be easily developed using this authoring tool. Flash animations can be published as videos and imported in the HTML/Lectora framework. 1.Flash Course. For HTML output. For Native Apps. 2.Captivate Course.

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Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

Incidentally, if your existing learning is Flash-based and your learners try to access it on mobile devices, this is what they are seeing: Convert, Shrink and Retrofit your existing desktop e-Learning for mobile devices. mobile devices per capita. It’s entirely possible to dismiss the mobile revolution as a passing fad and, as learning designers do nothing about it. Conclusion.

Converting PowerPoint Presentations Using Rapid Intake

Developer on Duty

If you choose to add a PowerPoint slide by using the PowerPoint page under the "Add Page" option, once you have the page added you will see under Step 2: PowerPoint Slide (Flash SWF) that says "Converted PowerPoint". ToolsWhen creating your course, there may be times that you will need or want to incorporate PowerPoints that you have previously created.

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

mLearning Revolution

Sadly companies like Adobe with tools like Captivate 6 are promising that you simply have to take exactly what you have on the desktop and simply pass it through their new feature called Publish to HTML5, and your mLearning problems are solved. Tools vendors focus their entire marketing strategies (I know I was one of them) on selling “ more interactive ” features. Samsung S3).

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Introducing a new Podcast: This Week in #mLearning [Episode 1: The new iPad and Mobile Learning]

mLearning Revolution

Each week Robert and I will discuss various trending topics and their impact on mobile learning, including the state of mobile in general, mobile devices, HTML5, Adobe Flash, Responsive Web Design, Rapid Development tools, especially as they begin making the shift from desktop to mobile, mobile apps, video, Education and more. Adobe Flash and Mobile devices. I’m am extremely excited to introduce a brand new weekly Podcast entitled ‘This Week in Mobile Learning” with my friend and co-host Robert Gadd. iBooks and Adobe Shadow. And much more. Send to Kindle.

What is the future of #mLearning Design? Storyline’s native app vs. Captivate’s Responsive Design [Poll]

mLearning Revolution

Three years ago when I began focusing on mobile learning, I looked at the most popular rapid eLearning development tools and I was convinced there was very little chance they could re-invent themselves into decent mobile learning design tools. image credit: table xi. All of these I thought would make it extremely difficult for vendors to overcome. My Question to You.

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * mLearning World Live Sunday, August 20, 2006 Mobile Learning with Flash Lite 2 and Adobe Captivate Mobile Learning with Flash Lite 2 and Adobe Captivate — In just a few years long-distance learning, or Electronic Learning (e-learning), has become a reality. Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to.

Why eLearning/mLearning Professionals Should Still Learn Flash

Developer on Duty

I have read dozens of articles about the death of Flash, and the advantages of HTML5. However, there's a fundamental role in which Flash can play for non-FlashPlayer environments. It's a flexible full featured animation tool.  The issues with Flash and mobile devices revolve around FlashPlayer. With some creativity and training, you can achieve similar results.

The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times

mLearning Revolution

It is also worth pointing out that this launch in some way marks the reinvention of Adobe as a company after the whole Apple vs. Adobe Flash debacle. First, I would like to congratulate my former Adobe colleagues, who worked on the new Creative Suite 6 apps. Not only did Adobe withstand the battle but in the end I would argue that it came out stronger than it went it. Send to Kindle.

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6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Cross platform development tools may try and resolve this issue but not quite. Flash vs. HTML5 : This is actually not a point of debate anymore. As argued earlier if that really suits your purpose, go with HTML5, else it is best to develop your elearning in Flash and keep mobile web development separate. Fact is, flash still delivers much better elearning experience than HTML5.

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

One of the most relevant tools (currently) for performance support. SMS and Voice can also be used for learning tools on mobile. While the development platforms and tools are easy-to-use, using such tools to design effective learning solutions is another matter altogether. Lack of tools to create engaging mobile learning content. Due to lack of Flash.

eLearning mash-up follow-up: Articulate presenter and Flash 10 compatibility

Ignatia Webs

Just a quick note : a useful fix for those working with Articulate presenter and are upgrading to the Flash 10 player. It was a quick mash-up, but it resulted in a useful combination of tools that simply look cool. But when the Flash 10 player came along, that presentation no longer loaded in my browser. This resulted in Internet Explorer 7 working again.

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

mLearning Revolution

HTML5, Flash and Mobile Learning. There’s so much to like about the new Articulate Storyline and I could easily keep this list going but I believe all of these reasons are compelling enough for new users to embrace Storyline, as well as for existing Articulate Studio users to want to add Storyline to their tool set and I also envision loads of Adobe Captivate users wanting to switch over to Articulate Storyline. First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline. But of course, there’s a lot more. 2. Virtually No Learning Curve.

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Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

For most organisations, adopting mobile learning raises the BIG question of “What do we do with our existing content (probably developed in Flash which doesn’t run on the iPad)? Because iPads don’t support Flash and a lot of the existing eLearning is Flash-based, it’s essential to convert it to an iPad friendly medium – HTML (yes, back to HTML!) to make it compatible on an iPad.

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iBooks 2 – Introducing the future textbook?


The Apple vision is by moving textbooks onto the iPad, they can be cheaper, more interactive, and ultimately more useful as educational reference tools. You can also highlight and annotate the books, and even generate flash-cards to help you learn key sections. So – we are hugely enthusiastic about the new format, especially given the free authoring tools. They are expensive.

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

There’s been little innovation in video around interactivity and engagement as compared to what we may find in a Flash-based interaction for example. Perhaps this is why in eLearning we have always gravitated toward using tools that publish learning in the Adobe Flash format in order to create engaging desktop experiences. Video and the Flipped Classroom. link]. link]. Everything is a Learning Tool!

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * mLearning World Live Sunday, December 31, 2006 Everything is a Learning Tool! In a recent article on Learning Circuits, Clark Aldrich proclaimed Second Life is not a Teaching Tool which then followed with the flame wars in Second Life Redux & The Ultimate MMORPG? Everything is a Learning Tool!

This Week in mLearning Podcast #8 – mLearnCon, Captivate 6, Camtasia 8, MS Surface, iOS 6, Nexus 7

mLearning Revolution

Adobe won’t support Flash in Jelly Bean (Android 4.1 Camtasia Studio 8 by TechSmith: a must-have tool. Apple´s World Wide Developers Conference: MacBook Pro, iOS 6 and more on its approach to a single computing experience. RJ Jacquez wrote more about Apple´s mobile story here:  [link]. 2. Surface by Microsoft: a new tablet. Find RJ Jacquez´s impressions here:  [link]. 3.

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So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Not surprisingly, there is a plethora of rapid authoring tools available today that do this. good starting point is our blog post – 5 Rapid Authoring Tools to Publish Courses For Your iPads – where we talk about some of the authoring tools that can be used to develop HTML5 courses for iPads. and later. Surprised? So what’s the fuss about HTML5? learning. Directory of Free E-Learning Tools - mLearning - Zimbio

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * mLearning World Live Monday, December 18, 2006 Directory of Free E-Learning Tools - mLearning - Zimbio Good references just posted to the mLearning Wiki at Zimbio. ► 07/04 - 07/11 (3) eLearning Kindle eBook From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak U. learing+2.0 Training. iTunes 7.7

10 Things I Love about

mLearning Revolution

Eventually all the major Tech blogs rave about it and people say, this is amazing, who creates this technology, I want to know more and when they need a Rapid eLearning tool, guess who they are going to go to, that’s right,, the folks who make awesome software they say. So much for that. More on this in the eBook I’m writing on what I learned at Adobe. Let me explain.

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Adobe Presenter 7.0.7 is HERE with ActionScript 3.0 Support

mLearning Revolution

In case you are not familiar with Adobe Presenter, it is a Plug-and-Play Rapid eLearning development tool for Microsoft PowerPoint. Today I’m happy to report that our much anticipated update of Adobe Presenter with full support for ActionScript 3.0 (AS3) is here, and this is a free update to anyone who owns Adobe Presenter 7, or any version of our Adobe eLearning Suite. Send to Kindle.

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7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

To work with ‘ Characters ‘ in Articulate Studio ’13, and to compare the functionality to how other Rapid e-Learning tools have implemented this functionality, is to understand the genius behind the people who build this software. The New Articulate Studio ’13. New Microinteractions for Learners. The new Unified Player in Articulate Studio ’13 for Quizzes. 2. Life Tools- Power & Time

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * mLearning World Live Tuesday, January 09, 2007 Life Tools- Power & Time This provided a good life lesson on balance and priority of power from a Masonic newsletter I received today: (this is unlrelated to design).The ► 01/04 - 01/11 (1) Is Twitter Being Used As A Training Tool? | New Le. Training.

Digital mindmapping tools: my choices for connected visual organisers/presenting

uLearning Blog

However, beyond these tools there are some even more capable options that also plug into the possibilities of Web2.0 I’ve had loads of fun lately I must admit just trying out mindmapping/ visual organiser software. So much so that I’ve started incorportating them into my workflows both at school and home/study, and have even written a 2000 word article describing my journey.