App Catalog is a special SharePoint site that stores apps for SharePoint, Teams, and other Microsoft 365 services. Global or SharePoint administrators can upload and manage applications from AppSource marketplace, custom-developed apps, or 3rd party apps for your organization's internal use. There can be only one App Catalog in a tenant.
Microsoft App Source is a global online marketplace with applications and services created for Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Power BI, Power Platform, and other Microsoft services. AppSource allows you to purchase and deploy applications in the organization's tenant.
Azure AD (Active Directory)
Azure Active Directory is a cloud-based identity provider which allows employees in your organization sign in and get access to Microsoft 365 as well as many other SaaS applications.
Azure DevOps Services (formerly Visual Studio Team Services) is a cloud-based product that provides version control, requirements management, automated pipelines for builds and releases, and testing capabilities.
Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML) is a case-sensitive XML-based language used in SharePoint to define data definition objects such as lists, document libraries, views, content types, fields, and data rendering elements. For example, CAML can be used to build a query to filter and retrieve data from lists or libraries.
Consent Framework is a part of Azure AD, based on an administrator giving consent to an application that asks to be registered in their directory to involve accessing directory data. Only after consent is given, the client application may call the Microsoft Graph API on behalf of the user.
A crawled property in SharePoint search stores content and metadata that is extracted from an item by the crawler, such as a text of a document, author, or title. Crawled property is not retrievable but may be mapped to one or more managed property.
Custom action represents a link, ribbon component, menu item, or toolbar item. Custom action can be bound to list type, content type, or file type.
A special type of list that stores files, folders, and information about them. Document Library, as well as List, can contain personal or shared views, item-level permissions, and so on.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a cloud-based set of SaaS applications and services that combines customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP).
An Event Receiver allows handling the events within Site, List, or Document Library.
A Farm is a group of servers that work in concert to provide SharePoint services to deliver functionality for the end-users.
Farm solution is a package that can be deployed to an on-premise SharePoint Farm. Farm solution has full access to system resources and other sites on the farm.
A feature is a set of SharePoint elements (artifacts) such as the following: site column, content type, web part, application page, custom actions, list template, list instance, and others.
A Feature Scope at which a feature is defined for. A Feature can be defined for Farm, App, Site, or Web.
A promoted SharePoint site that allows you to associate other site collections to it and provide common navigation, search within associated sites, news, and site activities. There may be more than one hub site in a SharePoint Online tenant, but a site can be associated only with a single Hub Site.
A list is a storage unit in SharePoint. The list can contain columns of different types, content types, views. Document Library is a special type of List and therefore Library inherits the functionality of List.
A Managed property in the SharePoint search schema defines what data from crawled properties are included in the search index. Managed properties have a large number of settings to determine how the contents are shown in search results. Managed Properties may be referred to in search queries to specify which information you need to return.
REST API secured with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and Open Authorization (OAuth 2.0) provides a single endpoint to provide access to data and services in Microsoft 365 such as SharePoint, Outlook, OneDrive, Teams, and others.
A chat-based collaboration platform for business communications with useful features for online meetings, live events, document sharing.
OneDrive for Business
OneDrive for Business (previously SkyDrive Pro) is a managed cloud storage for work or school organizations that lets you share and collaborate on work documents with co-workers. Physically hosting infrastructure for OneDrive for Business can be hosted on-premises or in the cloud as a purchased service.
Profile cards in Microsoft 365 display information related to a person, such as contact details, organizational chart view, recently used documents, emails, and others. The profile card may look different depending on the application you use. Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, and other Microsoft 365 services support the profile card.
SharePoint Search Service Application provides enterprise search functionality, including crawling, indexing, and searching, and allows you to find the most relevant information. The Search Service Application is available for both on-premises SharePoint Server deployment and SharePoint Online.
Unified Interface (Dynamics 365)
Unified Interface based on responsive web design principles to ensure all Microsoft Dynamics 365 applications provide a consistent viewing experience for any device (desktop, laptop, tablet, or phone) and any screen size.
A user profile is a set of properties that describe a user. The properties include basic information about the user, contact details, and other data. The user profile is used for such services as Delve, My Site, and others
UTM (Urchin Tracking Module) parameters also called UTM tags or codes are text paremeters that you add to URL to help track the effectiveness of marketing campaigns or webpage.
There are five UTM parameters: utm_source, utm_medium, utm_campaign, utm_term, utm_content.
Web Part is an essential primary component of functionality or content placed on a SharePoint page. In addition, some web parts support customization, such as a configuration of a specific web part or its appearance.