Monthly Archives: May 2011

Adobe Announces eLearning Suite 2.5 and Captivate 5.5

Have you heard the news? Adobe announced the release of eLearning Suite 2.5 and Captivate 5.5 and there are some great new features that I can’t wait to tell you about! Let’s start with Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5. This Suite includes essential eLearning development tools including the updated CS5.5 versions of Flash and Dreamweaver, Photoshop CS5 Extended, Acrobat X Pro, Audition CS5.5 (which replaces Soundbooth for audio editing) and the newly released Captivate 5.5. You’ll be able to develop your … Continue reading

Adobe Captivate 5: Master Slides

You’re in the middle of developing a Captivate project and you think to yourself, “Boy, it sure would be nice to have my company logo appear on all of the slides.  And maybe a footer at the bottom of each slide that displays the course title.”   In the old days, the only option you had was to add an image or a text caption and set the Timing properties to display the object for the rest of the project.  Not … Continue reading

cf.Objective() Presentation: Multi-screen Development

I was fortunate enough to give a presentation at this year’s cf.Objective() conference in Minneapolis.  My presentation was titled Multi-screen Development with Adobe AIR. Below are the slides from my presentation.  The last slide in the deck has some additional resources where you can download sample files and get started developing mobile applications. Multiscreen Development with Adobe Air  View more presentations from easelsolutions.

Publish Captivate 5 to the iPhone/iPad

UPDATE: Adobe has just posted an “experimental technology” that allows Captivate 5.5 content to be exported to HTML5.  This would allow iPhone and iPad users to view Captivate content natively in a web browser: http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/captivate_html5/ UPDATE 2: Adobe has just posted a MUCH better way to do this: http://bit.ly/sIroGS Captivate 5 shipped with an extra option in the publish settings: Enable SWF for conversion to iPhone application. However, there isn’t a a lot of documentation to support this feature.  If … Continue reading