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Sakai Courseware Management by Michael Korcuska, Alan Mark Berg

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Chapter 3. Sakai Anatomy

Sakai is not only a collaborative learning environment; it is also a framework for building tools, such as the Wiki and chat tools, as easily as possible. The designers based the whole enchilada on open source industry-standard technologies with well-defined internal structures and a clear division of responsibilities between the logical parts. Sakai is a Java-based web application that uses the most modern frameworks and architectural best practices.

The application was forged in the fire of campus-wide deployments and now, with at least four years of hammering and hardening, Sakai efficiently integrates in a modern enterprise. Various internal hooks allow data integration with external systems, authentication, and single ...

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