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. What will a web without Flash look like? The same goes for companies developing other media using Flash.

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Why Move eLearning from Flash to HTML5?

Upside Learning

In 2009, Steve Jobs famously declared Flash to be buggy and resource hungry and the whole world moved to HTML5. He did elaborate his thoughts in this article where he said “new open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and on PCs too)” In that last bit […]. Mobile Learning

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The why and how of moving eLearning from Flash to HTML5 (eBook)

Upside Learning

Much has been said, spoken and written about ‘Why Move eLearning from Flash to HTML5? Flash’s incompatibility with some mobile devices and HTML5’s easy adaptability for multi-device learning have acted as a catalyst to this shift. But ‘how can Flash-based eLearning be converted to HTML5?’ Mobile Learning Flash To HTML5 Flash to HTML5 Conversion Moving eLearning from Flash to HTML5 Moving from Flash to HTML5

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The why and how of moving eLearning from Flash to HTML5 (eBook)

Upside Learning

Much has been said, spoken and written about ‘Why Move eLearning from Flash to HTML5? Flash’s incompatibility with some mobile devices and HTML5’s easy adaptability for multi-device learning have acted as a catalyst to this shift. But ‘how can Flash-based eLearning be converted to HTML5?’ Mobile Learning Flash To HTML5 Flash to HTML5 Conversion Moving eLearning from Flash to HTML5 Moving from Flash to HTML5

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The why and how of moving eLearning from Flash to HTML5 (eBook)

Upside Learning

Much has been said, spoken and written about ‘Why Move eLearning from Flash to HTML5? Flash’s incompatibility with some mobile devices and HTML5’s easy adaptability for multi-device learning have acted as a catalyst to this shift. But ‘how can Flash-based eLearning be converted to HTML5?’ Mobile Learning Flash To HTML5 Flash to HTML5 Conversion Moving eLearning from Flash to HTML5 Moving from Flash to HTML5

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This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

Upside Learning

About a month back I blogged about Smokescreen which allows advertisers to run simple Flash movies on iPad/iPhone using HTML5/JavaScript. Today while checking my twitter feed I discovered Frash which runs Flash content on iPad/iPhone in a Safari browser. It’s an effort to take the Android implementation of Flash Player to run on iPad/iPhone. The video below shows Flash content running on iPad Safari browser using Frash –. Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–

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Is it time to Abandon Adobe Flash in eLearning Design? [Chime in]

mLearning Revolution

This morning while reading the latest news, I came across a CNET news article, entitled “Flash quietly re-emerges on Amazon’s Kindle Fire.” ” Speaking to All Things Digital in an interview published on Tuesday, Amazon’s Kurt Kufeld confirmed that his company has been quietly testing Flash support with Kindle Fire owners since February. ” “One we heard often from customers was that they wanted to view Flash content,” he said.

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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?

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Flash on my iPhone? It’s showdown time!

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For several years Adobe has been promoting Flash as a great technology for mobile devices (and it is). Tags: iPhone ipod touch Flash applications android Windows Mobile For several years Apple have been making amazing mobile devices (and they are). … and, for some bizarre reason, the two have been bickering all along, and never quite making friends. The latest move in the ongoing showdown is this slightly aggressive message iPhone and iPod Touch.

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

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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. What this means is that you can develop full scale mobile applications with the Flash Authoring Tool and deploy them to devices running Windows Mobile.

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Adobe’s Mobile Packager: Flash on your mobile

mLearning is Good

Those of you who know me know that I’ve been excited about Flash for mobile devices for a long time. Ever since the first announcements of Flash Lite in 2005/2006, I’ve been studying and working on ways to port the most ubiquitous rich web technology to the mobile space. But there have always been some real limitations to using Flash for mobiles. First, Flash is only available as a player on two platforms, Windows Mobile and Symbian (Nokia and Sony Ericsson).

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Talking Mobile Learning, Gadgets, Tablets, Flash and More [Video Interview]

mLearning Revolution

Last week Robert Kennedy III, President of RKCS Learning Solutions, invited me to do a video interview over Skype and we talked about all my favorite topics, including eLearning, Mobile Learning, Flash Player 10.2 on the Motorola Xoom, the Kindle, Apple, Adobe and of course Tablets. I’m very happy with the way the final edited version came out and I would like to thank Robert and RKCS Learning Solutions for the opportunity.

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How to Create a Flash Lite RSS Reader- Part 1

mLearning World

With Flash Lite, you can create a customized RSS reader that will work with many mobile devices. Important Note: As you may know, Flash Lite does not parse XML directly. The first thing we’ll need to do is parse the XML feed and change it as to be loaded by Flash Lite. At this point you are interested in parsing each node and selecting the content of and to be returned to the Flash Lite 1.1 Flash Lite 1.1 Flash Lite 1.1 Flash Lite 1.1

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mLearning-World.com: Mobile Learning with Flash Lite 2 and Adobe Captivate

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * 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. ► 02/15 - 02/22 (2) How to Create a Flash Lite RSS Reader- Part 1 **Announcement** New Mobile Learning Content Commu.

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Adobe announces end of development for Flash on mobile devices #Slide2learn #ADEdu

uLearning Blog

Adobe announces end of development for Flash on mobile devices. Great comments here from John Gruber as usual: [link]. Posted via email from Jonathan Nalder. uLearning

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Check Out Adobe Captivate eLearning Content on the Motorola Xoom Tablet via the Flash Player 10.2 [VIDEO]

mLearning Revolution

During the closing session, our panel received many questions on this very topic, and we shared some of the things Adobe is working on, including Wallaby, which is an experimental technology on Adobe Labs for converting Flash files to HTML5 , Device Central, as well as what the availability of Flash Player 10.2 On Friday, Adobe released Flash Player 10.2 The timing of this release couldn’t have been more perfect, as I was able to install Flash Player 10.2

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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. Traditionally, flash cards are paper cards that have questions on one side and answers on the other.

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Apple Loosens Development Restrictions on AppTech Developers Using Adobe Flash Tools

mLearning World

HOUSTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- AppTech Corp. Pink Sheets: APCX) www.apptechglobal.com 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. Eric Ottens, CEO of AppTech Corp.

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¿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. Desconozco las cifras exactas pero me atrevería a decir que más de 98% de todos los cursos de eLearning estuvieron o están basados en Adobe Flash (es decir, el estudiante necesita instalar Adobe Flash Player). Podemos hacer una transición exitosa del eLearning al aprendizaje móvil sin Flash?

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Thomas Edison State College makes use of USB flash drives and HotLava

mLearning Blog

Mycentraljersey.com delivers a good article on Matthew Cooper (27) who started developing FlashTrack courses on USB flash drives which enable users to access 15 courses on their laptops (or PCs) without any type of internet access. TRENTON, N.J., USA Thomas Edison State College is one of the pioneers in online education.

Kevin Hoyt: Going Mobile with Adobe

Float Mobile Learning

Dreamweaver Flash Builder symposiumFloat Learning and Bradley University’s Department of Interactive Media in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts teamed up to provide a one-day event focused on mobile on Friday, [.]. Conferences Float Symposium Mobile Development Adobe Creative Suite 5.5

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Adobe Unveils Updated Tools for Developers

Float Mobile Learning

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 [.].

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2 Events that Could Help Push Mobile Learning

mLearning is Good

These new developments along with the deployment of Flash 10 on many devices throughout this year is really starting to make the mobile device a compelling place for learning content development. Tags: Mobile Learning m-Learning mobile landscape mobile learning market mobile technology mobile user experience us mobile learning Android Blackberry Flash Google iPhone RIM Safari Windows Mobile In recent days a couple of technical events of note have given hope for mobile learning.

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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. Tablets Adobe Design Flash Playbook RIMThe Blackberry Playbook was supposed to be able to run Android apps, in addition to programs designed for its native Blackberry Tablet OS. But, in one of several disappointments in the first version of the Playbook, the Android capability is not there, but is expected sometime in the future.

M-Learning With Adobe Captivate and Flash Lite 2 | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact M-Learning With Adobe Captivate and Flash Lite 2 21 08 2006 M-learning is starting to really take off, with more and more attention from developers, platform and application providers, and the mainstream press. Flash Lite 2 is a version of Adobe Flash for delivering animated and interactive applications to mobile devices.

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mLearning-World.com: Break Out of the Box - From Breakthrough eLearning

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Sunday, October 01, 2006 Break Out of the Box - From Breakthrough eLearning I wish I had a nickel for every time a client told me "we cant do that" when we suggest that they connect their learners in online discussion groups, or introduce audio elements to increase engagement, or add interactive Flash exercises to better explain complex processes.

mLearning-World.com: Mobile Learning Sign Language

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Robert Hall of Talisman Interactive created it for the PDA a while back is now available in a Flash Lite version. Click here to download the ASL Finger Spelling SWF or ASL in new HTML window sized like a phone This mobile learning module has an advantage over paper-based training, such as flash cards in it shows the motion of the character being represented. Macromedia is offering free Flash Lite seminars.

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Why Tablets Are A Game Changer

Upside Learning

Over the last couple of years, we’ve witnessed a sharp decline in the proportion of Flash-based eLearning that we create for our clients and partners. In the last 6 months, Flash-based courses have been [.]. And with a team of over 100 dedicated to custom eLearning development, we sure do quite a bit of eLearning development. Mobile Learning eLearning On Tablets Tablet Learning

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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. Flash was never supported on iOS devices, nor is it supported on Android devices, and this year, Google announced that YouTube would stop serving its videos using the Flash plugin for anyone visiting the site using a modern browser.

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iPod touch - does it have a future for learning?

moblearn

We love our iPod Touch. We love that it challenges assumptions on user interface, and takes a few steps towards the hallowed ideal of ubiquitous computing where the interface becomes intuitive (and invisible). We love that we are not locked into a ridiculous phone contract with Orange for 18 months at £30pm, but we still have all the other features of an iPhone What we really do NOT love is

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

Flash animations can be published as videos and imported in the HTML/Lectora framework. This method allows the previously developed Flash animations to be reutilized, leading to sizeable cost-savings. Another option could be to use the Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS , which allows output to be created in Flash and published for HTML.

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Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Kitaboo

Features: Courses can be published to Flash, HTML5, and for use with iPad and/or Android apps.

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

A multimedia authoring tool that goes beyond Flash and builds applications based on HTML5, Javascript, jQuery and CSS3 and works well on iOS and Android devices, and the latest HTML5-compatible browsers. Storyline publishes to three different formats: Flash, HTML5, and iOS for iPad, delivering rich multimedia and interactivity for tablet learning. You can create interactive videos with clickable links, table of contents, search, embed quizzes and it supports both Flash and HTML5.

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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!)

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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.

Corporate Training & Development Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

Kitaboo

HTML5 Replaces Flash. The end of Flash had been announced quite some time back, so this must not come as a surprise. Since Adobe decided to put an end to Flash, HTML5 has taken over its place. Flash could not meet the mobile demands of modern businesses, whereas HTML5 could provide both mobile and desktop users with the same interactive experience. In 2020, since Flash has already been ousted, HTML5 will be more in demand to create interactive training modules.

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

mLearning Revolution

Case in point, here’s an excerpt from a Storyline web page, explaining what you need to keep in mind whenever you target different scenarios, like whether the learner has a device that support Flash, or a browser that supports for HTML5 or their proprietary mobile app, the Articulate Mobile Player: Step 3: Choose HTML5 and/or Mobile Publishing Options. OMD research: viewers switch devices regularly while the TV is on (Image credit: Nathan Daniels). How many devices do you own?

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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. That is precisely that type of experience your learners would have if you simply convert your existing Flash-based courses to HTML5 using the latest version of your rapid eLearning tool.

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Thomas Edison College Courses Proposal

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It seems that Thomas Edison College is lobbying members of Congress for funding to put their entire catalog of over 250 courses on flash drives, mainly for the military who are overseas with no Internet connectivity. This is an interesting proposal with a number of challenges even for the most serious learner, but I wonder if they are aware that flash drives are not allowed by the military due to security concerns.

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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. 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.

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10 Things the Motorola Xoom does Better than the iPad

mLearning Revolution

Adobe Flash Player 10.2. After only a few days of installing the Adobe Flash Player 10.2 My point is that I too have become accustomed to browsing the web on the iPad and quietly moving on whenever I came across pages that included Flash, perhaps even subconsciously I also began to think that the Flash Player wasn’t needed.

How to Select the Best Digital Publishing Platform

Kitaboo

The platform must support HTML interactivities as most of the Flash-based elements are moving to an HTML platform. Publishers are always faced with the dilemma of which digital publishing platform to select for their content. With so many digital publishing platforms available, publishers often find it difficult to choose one that best suits their requirements.

How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences

Kitaboo

5 reasons to shift from Flash to HTML5 for Mobile Learning. This blog talks about leverageinh Interactive Learning Software for engaging training experiences. The importance of interactive training experience as an essential learning tool for employees cannot be emphasized enough. L&D professionals across industries are looking for ways to train their employees consistently, while improving learner engagement and cutting costs at the same time.