Making YouTube Videos Interactive

I do a lot of YouTube videos and they are all how to use some piece of software or how to code something so I was thinking to myself, wouldn’t it be cool to prompt the user with a question in the middle of the video and have the user interact with the content and when done it just continues …

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 …

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 …

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 …