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Tips for Android/iOS?
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Hi. I'm using Moodle as my LMS, and CourseLab for content...
No I want to make som small "how-to's" or guides to open on phones/tabs...

Tip for prefered size?
Something I should stay away from? (like flash for iOS)
What should I be aware of?

Using this for mobiles and stuff is new to me - so thanx for helping me out :)

Tom Jakobsen
Hi Tom, the first thing to consider is screen size. Taking common smart phones this can be from 240x320 (QVGA) up to full 1280x720 (720P) HD. The latest Android phones are now 1280x1080!!
Now you have to consider what you aim for, it needs to work tolerably on the lowest res and also on the highest. Given the way that Courselab works and is rendered a dynamic layout isn't going to work, we're limited to static layouts.
So something 320 wide would be a starter.
Content would mostly text with a few images now the images would be optimised to fit the page, so scaled down first not using the image properties. Text could be held in paragraph objects which can have their size constrained and overflow content scolled with scroll bars.
Try sketching out some layouts on scale screens (paper templates), check how they look on the smallest to the largest screen sizes.
Once you have thought this out ask again about how to clamp the display size used in courselab so you can try some actual design work.
thanx, James - I'll give it a try! :)
These are only "how-tos" so it will by full screen images with tekst on top.
Actually theres is no need for publishing to scorm on these how-tos, but theres no choice for just html, as far as I can see...
HTML versions would be quite easy to do, as they are going to be pretty simple you could do it all with something as low tech as a text editor. If you want to do it more visually then something like Kompozer would do you ( http://kompozer.net/ ), this is a development strand of NVU ( http://net2.com/nvu/ ).
The advantage is it is slightly easier to leverage CSS, it gets tedious having to save a file then refreshing a web page to see the effect of changes.
Also free.
Depending on your target systems you might be able to use some HTML5 though I'd tend to steer clear if you are aiming at many different mobile platforms.
You would easily be able to add a link to the html pages within Moodle if you wanted to use that as the shell holding and tracking user access and usage.
hm..agree - keep it simple :)
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