Glossary

Here's a guide to terms for Jet Admin's features and interface elements used in this documentation:

Term

Definition

Back office API

The API generated by the Jet Bridge to manage all your application data and business operations.

Record

A single data item

Collection

A set of records having the same type usually stored in the database.

Data Token

A token used to authenticate your requests on your Back office API.

Field

An attribute of a collection.

Jet Bridge

The locally-installed plugin that analyzes your data structure and generates the Back office API

Jet UI

The web application of Jet Admin, accessible from any browser at http://app.jetadmin.io

Jet UI Schema

A schema of your data structure generated by the Jet Bridge in order to initialize your Jet UI

Relationship

A connection between two collections

Segment

A subset of a collection gathering filtered records.

FlexAction

A button that triggers server-side logic.

FlexCollection

A group of records gathered from different sources and implemented following your business logic.

FlexField

A field that displays a computed value in your collection

FlexView

A custom view you can code using HTML/CSS/JSS to display data in any way you want.

Collection View

A page that displays all records of a specific collection and contains the navigation bar and UI controls

Record View

A page that displays data on a specific record and contains the navigation bar and UI controls

Dashboard

A board that displays charts with key performance indicators and other metrics

Collection Widget

A type of layout for displaying a collection

Field Widget

A type of layout for displaying a field