Building a Simple jQuery Mobile Custom eLearning Course Player

Why build a custom player? I love working with custom code. I think it allows us to break free of any standard eLearning tool capabilities and really create something custom and something unique that we typically do not see in standard eLearning courses. Although at first it could take more time to do I fully believe that you if you …

6 Recording Tips for Better Screen Recording Videos

Since I create a lot of training I have picked up a few things that help for creating good screen recordings. It is not as simple as hitting record and talking. There are a few things that you need to consider before, during and after your recordings. But it does not take much to do these recordings you can get …

Build Responsive Light-weight HTML5 Learning with Skeleton CSS

It’s pretty standard to web design to make your HTML responsive and I think that should cross over to the learning products that we create as well. Mobile and desktop devices come in all shapes and sizes so having a website or digital learning product adapt to the different screen sizes is a must. If you have done any research …

Why Would You Learn to Code as an eLearning Developer?

There was a time in the learning industry that when we were not afraid to build custom eLearning using tools like Flash. If we had an idea for a custom game and or learning interaction that could not be built in standard eLearning tools we would try to build that custom game or learning interaction in Flash or a similar …

Using Hamburgler.js to Create a Custom HTML 5 Course Menu

When you are building custom eLearning courses you will at some point need to create a menu. Sure you could custom code it but why not use the many different JavaScript libraries out there that go a lot of the work for you. Not too long ago I was building a custom player using jQuery Mobile and needed to create …