AEM Forms workspace is a web application hosted on CRX™. When workspace is opened in a browser, a CRX resource is accessed, and the application is rendered as HTML page in the browser.
The application accesses AEM Forms server on REST endpoints to do the following:
The AEM Forms server accesses AEM Forms database over JDBC. The database persists tasks, processes and their instances, users, and related information.
Packages delivered for AEM Forms workspace:
adobe-lc-workspace-pkg-<version>.zip: It is CRX package, that is, it can be deployed in CRX using the Package Manager.
adobe-lc-workspace-<version>-src.zip: It is an archive that contains complete code of AEM Forms workspace and scripts to create the deploy packages–Ship, Debug, and Dev packages.