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AJAX

Asynchronous JavaScript and XML. A JavaScript development technique, that refers to JavaScript code loading additional data through API requests.

API

Application Programming Interface. A computer interface that was created for consumption by computer programs. Squirro provides a number of APIs to programmatically ingest, and access data, and to work with Squirro projects.

CORS

Cross-Origin Resource Sharing. A mechanism that allows a web server to specify that certain JavaScript scripts are allowed to call the API. This enables cross-domain fetching of data from JavaScript. See the Mozilla web docs reference for Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS).