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2105116 - Does the LMS use Java Applet or JavaScript?


  • Information regarding Java Applet and JavaScript usage in LMS


  • SAP SuccessFactors Learning Management System (LMS) - All Supported Versions


Currently the LMS uses both Java Applet and JavaScript:

  • Javascript
    • A light programming language used for the web
    • Used all over the LMS Instance
    • For example when you click on a button
  • JAVA Applets
    • Require JAVA Runtime Environment (JRE) to be installed on the client machine
    • Small applications that utilize the JRE from
    • This is used for:
      • Plateau Report Designer (PRD) used to create and customize Learning Reports
      • Offline video and audio players for all content
      • Any content that was created with JAVA (check with your content vendor to see if it contains JAVA and may require it installed on the client machine when streamed)

See Also

KBA 2332563 - LMS Offline PLayer Knowledge Support and Tips

KBA 2318900 - Plateau Report Designer (PRD) Tool version


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