I’m working on an HTML-based course interface that serves up content in an iframe. I had everything working great until I needed to move the content to one domain while hosting the interface on a different domain (kind of a simplified home-brewed CMS approach). BAM! Cross-domain security issues. Course interface dead in the water.
The biggest selling point for this utility is that it not only contains all of the built-in Captivate ‘variable’ functionality, but it also contains some extra functionality created by chaining some variables together.
This question came in via email. I figured I would post it (keeping the author anonymous) because these are very common questions, and maybe this post can help other people out. I also want to give others the opportunity to throw in their 2 cents! 🙂
Just an FYI: The SWFObject section of my site has been updated with SWFObject 2.0 examples, including: Using SWFObject with ajax (xmlhttprequest) Using ExpressInstall Toggling a SWF’s visibility Passing querystrings to a SWF using PHP Setting the z-index and wmode (allowing page elements to overlap the Flash SWF) SWFObject has two publishing options: static publishing and dynamic publishing. I’m happy to report that every SWFObject 2.0 example on my site has both a static and a dynamic example. I also included instructions for most of the examples. Hopefully people will find them useful! 🙂 The SWFObject section is located at …
The SCORM API wrapper (v1.1.7) has been updated to automatically set the initial course status and the exit status.
The point of my SCORM API wrapper is to make working with SCORM easier. These two new functions are intended to ensure you follow best practices with your SCORM code while reducing the amount of tedious code you will need to write for your course.