Neither of you are choir boys, and I’m fed up with your bickering.
Mozilla, the makers of Firefox, refuse to support the MP4/H.264 standard because it isn’t open-source and free from licensing constraints. Without Ogg, Firefox’s HTML5 video is rendered useless and requires a Flash-based fallback system. However, Firefox’s handling of the video element breaks the fallback mechanism. A scripted solution is required.
Here’s a simple script that will detect whether HTML 5 video is supported in the browser, and if it is, will check to see if this is Firefox. If yes, it deletes the specified video element but leaves the Flash fallback in its place.
I’m happy to introduce you to my latest project, LearnSWFObject.com
Summary of “Sneak Peeks” session @ Adobe Summit today. Includes details about the Adobe E-Learning Suite and Adobe Captivate 4.
A quickie post about FlashCamp and Flash CS4
A few people have contacted me to let me know the ZIP file for the SCORM ActionScript 3 example was missing the FLA file. Whoopsies! I’ve added the source files back to the FLA. You can download it from the downloads page. Thanks to everyone for letting me know. I usually work on this stuff … Continue reading “SCORM ActionScript 3 ZIP file fixed”
Being an idealist, I eagerly bought into what was being covered in grad school. I believed (and still do, to a point) that every project should follow ADDIE or a similar model. C’mon, it makes sense, doesn’t it? The line in the sand had been drawn: skip these principles at your own peril. Now that I’ve spent a few years working full-time as an instructional designer-slash-e-learning developer, I’ve learned first-hand that the instructional design ideals taught in grad school are quickly thrown out the window when you get a “real” job.
Geoff Stearns and Bobby van der Sluis have finalized SWFObject 2.0. It is no longer beta, and SWFObject 1.5 is now considered deprecated.