What does CSOM stand for?

Client side object model

CSOM is a technical acronym that means client side object model. The CSOM provides client-side applications the ability to retrieve, update, and manage data in SharePoint.

CSOM consists of three distinct APIs, which include the .NET managed client object model, ECMAScript client object model, and Silverlight client object model. These client object models provide functionality such as minimizing the amount of time Silverlight applications and JavaScript functions take when running in a webpage. The acronym was coined by Microsoft SharePoint and is commonly used by SharePoint developers.


You can query SharePoint lists with CAML queries through the CSOM

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Updated October 28, 2016

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