Standards and Technology

How an LMS works

Standards Used by an LMS

Whether it's in the cloud or behind your company firewall, a Learning Management System operates according to certain well-defined standards.

Technical Standards and Concepts

HTTP (or HTTPS): (encrypted) web requests
SQL: Reading and writing database records
Programming languages: Ex; JavaScript, VB, C#
Web file formats: MP3, MP4, PDF, others
SCORM: Third party external testing
Web server: IIS or other storage / delivery backbone