There is quite a buzz around Flash and HTML5 these days. Ever since Google announced it would block Flash in its browsers by the end of this year, the main topic of discussion in the e-learning world has been the conversion of existing flash-based e-learning courses to HTML5. Many of you might have several questions such as but why and how? Don’t worry. I have the answers for your questions.
Here are 4 blogs that can help you understand all about converting Flash-based e-learning to HTML5.
Many have been recommending the use of HTML5. It’s not something has just been ignited; HTML5 first assumed significance when Steve Jobs announced that Apple devices would not support Flash plug-ins. Later on, when Adobe announced the end of Flash development and support in Android devices, HTML5 gained more significance. Now, Google has planned to exile Flash from its browsers and make HTML5 the default experience. What is this all about? And what has it got to do with e-learning? Click here to find out the answers to these questions.
After a thorough research about HTML5, you might find it is the solution training for your Gen-Y employees. But, you must be wondering how to do that. Since HTML5 is the updated version of Hypertext Mark-up Language (HTML), can you use it to convert Flash to HTML5? Or is there another way? It’s simple. You only have to use an e-learning rapid authoring tool to convert your Flash-based online learning courses to HTML5. This process entails 7 simple steps. Click here to know what those 7 steps are.
There is no common browser used by people all around the world. Everybody prefers a different browser. Also, they use different browsers for different devices. So the question is, is browser compatibility an issue for HTML5 courses? Here is a blog that answers this question. It talks about browser constraints for HTML5 output courses and also provides a solution. Click here to know the constraints and the solution.
Various rapid authoring tools are available in the market to help you convert your existing Flash-based courses to HTML5. These authoring tools help you retain the functionality of interactivities and assessments even in the converted version. Wondering which one would be the best? Here is a blog that lists the 5 most preferred and rapid authoring tools that help you convert your existing flash-based e-learning content to HTML5. It also talks about how each tool converts s the courses. Click here to access the authoring tools list.
To know more about HTML5, the process of conversion, and the tools used for the conversion, download the free eBook Migrating Legacy E-learning Courses to HTML5.