Development Glossary

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

AJAXAsynchronous JavaScript and XML
ATOMThe Atom Publishing protocol is an HTTP-based approach for creating and editing Web resources.
CDSLConceptual  Schema Definition Language
FetchXMLA proprietary query language that is used in Microsoft Dynamics CRM
jQueryA fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development
JscriptThe Microsoft implementation of the ECMA 262 language specification
JSONJavaScript Object Notation
LINQLanguage-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
ODATAOpen Data Protocol
RESTRepresentational state transfer
SilverlightAn application framework for running interactive user experiences for Web an mobile applications
SOAPSimple Object Access Protocol
URIUniform Resource Identifier
WCFWindows Communication Foundation
WSDLWed Services Description Language
XMLExtensible Markup Language
XmlHttpRequestAn API that provides scripted client functionality for transferring data between a client and a server
Early Binding 
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