Development Glossary

  • Posted on: 17 August 2012
  • By: feridun

Here is a glossary of terms that you may come across in Microsoft Dynamics CRM development. 

Term Description  
AJAX Asynchronous JavaScript and XML http://www.adaptivepath.com/ideas/ajax-new-approach-web-applications
ATOM The Atom Publishing protocol is an HTTP-based approach for creating and editing Web resources. http://www.atomenabled.org/
CDSL Conceptual  Schema Definition Language http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb399292.aspx
FetchXML A proprietary query language that is used in Microsoft Dynamics CRM http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg328332.aspx
jQuery A fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development http://jquery.com/
Jscript The Microsoft implementation of the ECMA 262 language specification http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hbxc2t98.aspx
JSON JavaScript Object Notation http://www.json.org/
LINQ Language-Integrated Query (LINQ) is a set of features introduced in Visual Studio 2008 that extends powerful query capabilities to the language syntax of C# and Visual Basic http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb397926.aspx
ODATA Open Data Protocol http://www.odata.org/
REST Representational state transfer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Representational_state_transfer
Silverlight An application framework for running interactive user experiences for Web an mobile applications http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/
SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol http://www.w3.org/TR/soap/
URI Uniform Resource Identifier http://www.w3.org/TR/uri-clarification/
WCF Windows Communication Foundation http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/ee958158.aspx
WSDL Wed Services Description Language http://www.w3.org/TR/wsdl
XML Extensible Markup Language http://www.w3.org/XML/
XmlHttpRequest An API that provides scripted client functionality for transferring data between a client and a server http://www.w3.org/TR/XMLHttpRequest2/

 

Term Description
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