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Tracker.Net Version 6 Adds Divisions, Security Questions, Audio/Video Lessons, jQueryUI, and Much More

Version 6 adds a new Division level, security questions, the ability to link directly to audio and video lessons (playable via HTML 5 when available), and 49 new reports. There are also new lesson settings to skip bookmarks/suspend data, set the maximum number of lesson attempts, or end access after completion. Supervisor Administrators/Reporters can now be assigned at the Organization and Division level. This important version also offers improved Windows Authentication, the ability to "skin" the interface through jQueryUI, the option to hide inactive items, and "external mode" for integrating Tracker.Net into another system, the automatic saving of previously selected reports and graphs, and MUCH more to Tracker.Net's unprecedented power, affordability, and customization ability. The Tracker Scheduler, Tracker Reporter, Tracker Store, and Tracker Reports SQL Server Reporting Services solution are all updated and improved as well.

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Exam Engine 4.5 Offers Database-Driven Exams in HTML/JavaScript with Responsive Web Design

Exam Engine now uses only HTML and JavaScript to create database-driven, SCORM/AICC-conformant exams without any programming. Templates use Responsive Web Design to automatically adjust to various browser sizes and mobile devices. All media is played with HTML 5 if available and otherwise with Flash, Windows Media Player, or QuickTime as appropriate. Question types like matching, "matching lines," sequencing, numeric, hotSpot, multiple choice, and more are supported. Add or edit question templates using your favorite HTML editor. New features include the ability to validate logins/passwords/exams via the included web service, use optional jQuery UI buttons, review questions at the end of the exam, and show scores by objectives. Pull questions randomly by objective, email results to a manager, store question results in a database, use the optional Reporter program to view reports on question and exam data, include media with questions, easily update questions and objectives, and much more.

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Training Studio 3.5 Moves to HTML/JavaScript with Responsive Web Design

Training Studio allows you to create database-driven e-Learning with no programming. Version 3.5 is now completely HTML and JavaScript. Templates use Responsive Web Design to automatically adjust to various browser sizes and mobile devices. All media is played with HTML 5 if available and otherwise with Flash, Windows Media Player, or QuickTime. Add or edit page templates using your favorite HTML editor. In addition to buttonClick, mouseEnter, timed bullet templates, Training Studio has great question functionality with matching, "matching lines," sequencing, numeric, hotSpot, and other question types. Training Studio uses easy-to-edit CSS for virtually all formatting and features the ability to "Show Answers," have the score button optional for questions with a single answer, include "Tech support" emails, allow completion based on visiting all pages or a mastery score, and let users review questions at the end of an exam. Publish to SCORM 1.2, 2004, or AICC.

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Tracker Reporter Offers 178 Reports and Graphs for Tracker.Net Users

The Tracker Reporter allows you to view 86 reports and 92 graphs by student, lesson, course, class, and organization. The Tracker Reporter connects directly to your Tracker.Net SQL Server database. Multiple database connections can be stored and selected quickly.

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Learning & Mastering ToolBook 11.5 Now Available

Completely updated for ToolBook 11.5, this popular CBT adds new content on publishing to the web, new tools, updated screens and interface, and more. "Learning & Mastering ToolBook" contains over 30 hours of training with 81 Show Me demonstrations, 61 Let Me Try simulations, 434 Expert Information topics, 186 Web Hints, and 186 OpenScript Tips. Also includes extensive content on the Quiz Summary, Importing from PowerPoint, Voice Recordings, SmartPages/SmartStyles, Certificates, Actions Editor, OpenScript, Flash™, XML, HTTP Post, ADO, Automation, REST calls, and much more.

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ToolBook 11.5 Available for Purchase from Platte Canyon

ToolBook developers may now upgrade to the exciting new ToolBook 11.5 release. This version adds an improved publishing to the web wizard, an expanded Resource Manager, enhanced clip art, additional tools, and much more. Receive a $50 credit off any Platte Canyon product with each upgrade. Or receive $100 for each full version purchased!

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TBK Tracker 4 Allows Native Tracking of ToolBook and HTML Content

Version 4 of the leading Learning Management System (LMS) for native content, the Platte Canyon® TBK Tracker, features the a new Player application for hosting HTML content written in Exam Engine™, Training Studio™, and other tools. The Administrator application has been completely rewritten in .NET 4.0 and features expanded batch import and other capabilities. The Reporter program has also been rewritten with .NET and the Microsoft Report Viewer. It includes 61 reports and 75 graphs. Its architecture supports the modification and adding of new reports.

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Storyboarder Version 2 Exports ToolBook Screen Captures and Content to PowerPoint or Word

This innovative tool creates a Microsoft Word or PowerPoint storyboard document/presentation from an existing ToolBook book. This includes an optional screen capture of each page, field, button, and other text, question answers/feedback, simulation information, and other content. The PowerPoint export can show the content in speaker notes and/or a textbox on each slide. It can also include a configurable "Comments" box for use by reviewers. Storyboarder is available for ToolBook 11, 10.5, and/or 10.

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AICC Watch™ Makes It Easier to Create AICC Content

Platte Canyon is happy to announce the release of AICC Watch™. This new product allows e-Learning developers to develop Assignable Units (AU's) more quickly and with better accuracy. It does this by acting as a Learning Management System (LMS) and displaying and restoring the various AICC settings and messages. AICC Watch is a complete ASP.NET 4.0 application (with source code included) to help both professional developers and content authors "Build the Perfect AICC".

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Tracker Reports Provides 164 Charts and Reports via SQL Server Reporting Services

Tracker Reports gives you 70 reports and 94 charts for use in SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services. Each report and chart includes its own database access as well as the ability to select some or all students, courses, lessons, classes, or organization. Drill-down for additional data, email reports via subscriptions, and more.

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Order Programming for e-Learning Developers

Order this new book by Jeff Rhodes that covers both basic programming concepts as well as more advanced tasks like dynamically adding hyperlinks, loading media, making SCORM calls, and more. Best of all, learn how to do these tasks in ToolBook, Flash, JavaScript, and Silverlight. Now only $29.95 plus free shipping within the U.S. and inexpensive shipping the rest of the world!

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Tracker Sync™ Allows TBK Tracker Content to be Synchronized with Tracker.Net

Tracker Sync is a new product that synchronizes offline content stored by the TBK Tracker™ Learning Management System (LMS) with the web-based Tracker.Net™ LMS. Implemented as a simple Tracker Sync Editor to be used by students or administrators with a sophisticated web service, Tracker Sync meets the needs of organizations who conduct training without access to the Internet and serves as an upgrade path in the transition to web-based training.

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ToolBook Translation System 11 Released

We are pleased to announce that we've made the ultimate solution in creating and maintaining ToolBook content in multiple languages even better. ToolBook Translation System 11 adds support for duplicate objects within separate groups as well as explicit support for the Bullet, Marque, Text Pane, and Shadowed Text Field catalog objects. It also includes a new "Word Count" feature and a completely revamped user interface.

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SCORM Watch™ Released

Platte Canyon is proud to announce the release of SCORM Watch™, a brand new product that allows e-Learning developers to view and test their SCORM 1.2 or 1.3 runtime environment messages.

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