6 JavaScript Libraries That Can Be Used for Custom Learning

While I still love working with standard eLearning tools like Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate and Trivantis Lectora there are times or needs that come up that sometimes cannot be done within these standard eLearning or at least without significantly hacking the generated output that comes out of the tool. As a digital learning (eLearning) developer I think we need …

Articulate Storyline Variables – Text Variables

One of the best parts of Articulate Storyline that really makes it so flexible is the ability to use variables. Variables have been around for awhile in programming so it is nothing new but Articulate has made it easy for your average Joe to be able to use and create variables. I still think it takes some getting use to …

Articulate Storyline Variables – Number Variables

In my last Articulate Storyline post I talked about variables in general and then went into more detail with explaining how text variables would work. In this post I am going to talk about Number variables. Number variables within Articulate Storyline have one purpose and that is to store and keep track of a number. Here are some examples of …

Creating a Printable Notes Feature in Articulate Storyline

One thing that I was recently asked to see if we could have inside of Articulate Storyline was a way for a student to enter in some notes at any point of the course. That way they could reflect on the content they have just learned in written form and save it so they could add on to it as …

Using Timeline Triggers in Articulate Storyline 2

With the release of Articulate Storyline 2 it brought a whole slew of new features that developers can use for their eLearning course creation. One of my favorite features is having timeline triggers that will fire on certain cue points. This may seem like a small feature but if offers huge potential for what you can do with it. There …

Articulate Storyline Variables – True/False Variables

So I have already talked about number variables and text variables so that only leaves one more kind of variable that I can talk about within Articulate Storyline 1 or 2 and that is True/False variable. If you are at all familiar with any type of programming this would be the same thing as a Boolean variable. Articulate just tries …