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Te Ara video on an iPad

Te Ara video on an iPad

Initially all of Te Ara's films and interactives used Flash technology. However, as Apple devices became more popular, the inability of Flash to work on them encouraged the design team to find alternatives. They developed Javascript templates for the interactives and used a plug-in to allow videos to work. Here a video is seen playing successfully on an iPad.

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the Te Ara team, 'Te Ara – a history - Graphic design', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)

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