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A5V11 - HTML5 ... Flash Website Conversion

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    A5V11 - HTML5 ... Flash Website Conversion


    I have not had a chance to keep up with the web side of things and now need to do a project.

    I have a client with a website completely done in Flash and the object is to convert it to HTML5
    and do away with Flash. I have done very little web work of late and never dealt with this before.

    I did some preliminary searching and found some tools designed to convert Flash to HTML5, so my
    questions are...

    Is A5v11 fully HTML5 compliant or will there be some gotchas to deal with?
    Has anyone done such a conversion and do you have any specific tools you would recommend?

    The website appears straight forward, no real trickery that I have seen to-date, but the object
    is to get some database integration so things change automatically rather than having to contact
    the webmaster in order to have any modifications done then re-upload the Flash site.

    The site usually gets at best a few hundred hits in a day so there should not be any real load
    issues, as a rule, and I was certainly hoping that A5 could completely handle this project.

    Any comments would be appreciated before I start down-the-this-road.

    Keith Weatherhead
    Discus Data, Ltd
    [email protected]

    Re: A5V11 - HTML5 ... Flash Website Conversion

    If it produces regular HTML5, should work. I have been exploring HTML5 Templates and they render fine. Since you have to convert the Flash pages anyway, test one out. Send it to me to test out if you cannot.

    Keith - didn't we have dinner together at an Outback in the Bay Area years ago?
    Steve Wood
    See my profile on IADN


      Re: A5V11 - HTML5 ... Flash Website Conversion

      Yes, Steve, we did have dinner your way a few years ago when I came out on a west coast trip.

      I am going to try one of the converters, I finally got confirmation that the flash code is v9 and the actionscript ids 2.0

      Keith Weatherhead
      Discus Data, Ltd
      [email protected]