Looking Beyond Flash and Migrating to HTML5

In early 2015, YouTube engineer Richard Leider said that – “YouTube has dumped Flash in favour of HTML5 for its default web player.” This was an important announcement and in many ways the final nail in the coffin for Adobe’s much-loved Flash Player. In 1996, Flash Player was introduced by Macromedia as a tool to play videos, animation and audio-files. Flash Player grew in popularity and soon became the de-facto plug-in to play multimedia elements on websites. The growth of eLearning and the increasing use of videos in eLearning course-content also saw designers using Flash Player with greater frequency. Continue reading “Looking Beyond Flash and Migrating to HTML5”