712 Flash Is Dead! Long Live Animate

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Friday, November 18



Flash has been losing popularity as an eLearning development tool. Coinciding with its decline is the rise of Adobe Animate, which provides the ability to create compelling and interactive HTML5-based eLearning. Adobe Animate has emerged as an effective alternative to hand coding.

In this session, you will learn that even those with extensive Flash experience can easily make the jump to HTML5 programming by switching to Animate. You will learn some important tips and tricks for making the switch and gain key insights you will need in order to start programming in Adobe Animate.

In this session, you will learn:

  • The basics of Adobe Animate
  • About the differences between HTML5 and SWF
  • About the similarities and differences between ActionScript and JavaScript
  • About the various options for exporting files

Intermediate designers.

Technology discussed in this session:
Adobe Animate.

Thomas Toth

Managing Director

dWeb Studios, Inc.

Thomas Toth is an award-winning web designer and technical educator, recognized as a leader and expert in the field of eLearning. Thomas is the author of several books on eLearning, and was a contributing author to Michael Allen’s 2012 e-Learning Annual. He is an expert in Flash/multimedia design, and uses these to create user-friendly online learning programs that are graphically dynamic and easy to navigate. Thomas Toth regularly speaks on topics including eLearning design and general web-based technology. A Certified Developer, he holds a BA in communications from California State University, Fullerton and a master's in educational technology from Pepperdine University.

<  Back to session list Top ^