As of December 1, 2020, Focal Point is retired and repurposed as a reference repository. We value the wealth of knowledge that's been shared here over the years. You'll continue to have access to this treasure trove of knowledge, for search purposes only. Moving forward, myibi is our community platform to learn, share, and collaborate. We have the same Focal Point forum categories in myibi, so you can continue to have all new conversations there. If you need access to myibi, contact us at email@example.com and provide your corporate email address, company, and name.
Flash technology works the same in all browsers. No hidden caveats.
Flash involves data transfer of XML to the controller built into the PMF dashboard surface. This is pretty fast (but performance is not a simple matter of Flash technology - please see the WebFOCUS PMF Installation and Configuration Guide to review all aspects of what makes a web-based app such as PMF run fast). But remember Flash has to load, and the Flash controls are large. So if you are on a slow wire, that first experience will take an additional few seconds or more depending on your wire speed. Flash has a caching technology which you can access on your PC from an Adobe support site: