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Aggregation: Performs a calculation on a set of values and returns a single value

API: Application Programming Interface - a software intermediary that allows two applications to talk to each other.

App: The building block that gets deployed in the client application. It covers all the functionalities to be implemented using Hypi.

Authentication: Verifies the identity of a user.

Authorisation Token: Issued by the server to authenticate requests from the client

Authorisation: Process of specifying access/ rights/ privileges to various resources. It provides information security and computer security to systems.

CRUD: Commonly used for Create, Read, Update, Delete operations

Dependency: A set of dependent programs that an application relies on

Directive: Decorates part of a GraphQL schema or operation with additional configuration

Endpoint: A URL that represents an object or collection of objects within the domain.

Environment: A system that provides support for the development, repair, and enhancement of software

GraphQL: A query language for APIs and a runtime for fulfilling those queries with the existing data

Groovy: Java-syntax-compatible object-oriented programming language for the Java platform. It is both a static and dynamic language with features similar to those of Python, Ruby, and Smalltalk.

HTTP header: Contains information about the HTTP request context so that the server can tailor the response. Unique identification of an object of any type.

Instance: An isolated copy of the app. Data created in one instance is not accessible by default from another instance. A release may have one or more instances.

Interface: An abstract type with common declared fields. Any type that implements an interface must define all the fields with names and types exactly matching

JSON: Stands for JavaScript Object Notation. It is a lightweight format for storing and transporting data.

Mutation: Operation to create, update, or delete data from the database

Object: The most basic components of a GraphQL schema. It contains a collection of fields of different types.

Query: Retrieve data from the database

Reference: Shares data among various data types

Release: Represents the version of the app. Different releases can be created for various stages of the Software Development Life Cycle.

Schema: The way of defining a data model using Graph QL. Different tables, objects can be added to the schema.

Serverless function: Single purpose, programmatic functions that are hosted by cloud computing platforms.

Subscription: Creates access to any field of the data type and monitors the data insertion operation to the field.

Trigger: Function that is executed before or after an event has happened.

type: Represents a table-like structure

User Defined Function: Way to implement custom behavior outside of available APIs

Velocity: Java-based templating engine

Workflow: Handles sequential events.