After being convinced by a client to develop some eLearning modules in Hype rather than in Adobe Captivate, I reluctantly proceeded.
I'm happy to say that after some time getting used to the interface and functionality, I have become comfortable that it's a reasonable tool.
Being able to do a large amount of work with CSS and JQuery is certainly helpful, and all seems to work in the testing environment.
But that's where it seems to stop.
I can't seem to get any external css or js files to work properly when published.
- Used the resources folder to add the files to the project. (and this works great - but only in preview mode)
- checked that the references are added in the tag automatically (checkbox in the Resources tab - include in document )
- In the document settings, unchecked the box to 'Protect from external styles'
I have attempted to use the regular publish, advanced publish etc to no avail.
I have served the published documents on a local server, same result.
As a professional web developer for many years, I am intimate with coding, publishing and wrangling all different types of files, but up till now I've never seen an IDE that sticks DIV tags containing STYLE tags in the HEAD tag.
There are so many duplicated references to files, some of which SHOULD work, but don't.
So if anyone has any tips how to make what works great in the Preview environment work in the Published environment, I'll be super happy.
Failing that, I'm going back to Animate and Captivate.