I received a question from Bob (no, really), who wrote: I have a question about the newest version of Flash and its HTML publishing option using CreateJS. What do you think of that approach going forward? I started to write an email response but figured I should probably post it here. I haven’t been paying much attention to Flash, so I don’t know what the ‘HTML export’ is capable of these days. In general, I’m very wary of converting Flash-based projects to HTML. When Adobe Captivate first released a “publish to HTML5” feature, all it did was convert the SWF …
I’m currently working on a new quiz system at work, and decided I’d incorporate Filament’s wonderful stylized checkboxes and radio buttons into my project, which meant it was time to roll up my sleeves and code me some Moo.
Excellent resource: Should I use tables for layout?
Eventually someone in the e-learning field is going to get slapped with a lawsuit just like Target did. If that’s what it takes to wake people up, I’m hoping it’s sooner rather than later!
The talented Cameron Moll has posted a link to a Web Accessibility Checklist prepared by Aaron Cannon, a (blind) member of his web development team. Aaron’s checklist is an easy-to-understand list of accessibility dos and don’ts. Most of these are so simple and easy to implement that there’s really no excuse to NOT use them in your work! Read Cameron Moll’s introduction. Read Aaron’s accessibility checklist [link no longer available] Download a PDF version of the checklist from Cameron’s site. Kudos to Aaron and Cameron for sharing this with the community!
Adobe has a short but useful article detailing how to make your Adobe Captivate movies more accessible.
These are pretty simple (borderline “no-brainer”) steps a Captivate author can easily implement.