After 15 years, I have decided to retire the E-Learning Technology and Development Google Group. It supported 1070 members and 783 discussions from 2009-2024.
I’ve created a replacement for the RightClick.js utility, creatively named SWFRightClick. It uses the same approach to handling right-clicks, but does it with a completely new codebase and a few extra goodies.
Bye bye Flash, Flex, and Silverlight
The pipwerks CaptivateController now includes a
I bill myself as an instructional technologist, which means I’m often met with blank or puzzled stares. I thought it might be useful to explain my rational for using this title.
And so ends another whirlwind of a week known as DevLearn.
Could the timing have been any better? My San Francisco Giants (yes, my Giants!) won the World Series and decided to have the largest parade in San Francisco history on the first day of DevLearn. It just happened to be a block from the conference site, which was A-OK with me! In their honor, I wore my Giants jersey the entire day.
While updating my CaptivateController script I noticed there have been some changes to the Captivate variables available to Captivate developers. I figured I should document them for future reference.
By popular demand, I’ve updated my CaptivateController to work with Adobe Captivate 5 (CP5). Since this is an open-source project, there’s no upgrade fee. (What? “Adobe” and “no upgrade fee” in the same paragraph?!) I kid, I kid… I’m a kidder.
The IMS wants your personal information before they’ll let you read their public standards.
If the new standards are written as poorly as this press release, it’s going to be 1,000 pages of useless spec.