eForms SDK glossary
Authority tables standardise the codes used as values in certain fields. Published by the Publications Office in EU Vocabularies. For eForms, also included in the
Alternative name for authority tables. Also, the name of a folder in the SDK that contains… codelists.
An abstraction used to decouple the business concept of an eForms notice from its XML representation. Comprised of a hierarchy of nodes and fields.
A structural element of the visual model.
|domain specific language||
A computer language designed specifically to cover the needs of a particular business domain.
Acronym for Domain Specific Language.
|eForms Expression Language||
A domain specific language designed for eForms. Used in the SDK to encode business rules and view templates.
Acronym for eForms Expression Language.
The person using an eForms application.
A JSON file in the
A data element of the conceptual model. Contained within a parent node. Points to an element value or an attribute value inside a notice XML file.
Short for notice form.
A data element of the visual model. Contained in a parent display group. Represents an interactive element on a form where the end-user can enter or select the value of a field.
Short for public procurement labels.
The eForms Schema. Defines the data types, elements and attributes that can constitute an eForms notice XML file.
A structural element of the conceptual model. Contains other nodes and fields. Points to an XML element inside a notice XML file.
A computer user interface for an end-user to fill in and submit a notice.
|notice type definition||
A file containing information on how a notice form is to be shown on a user’s screen. See also visual model.
Acronym for notice type definition.
A computer program used for parsing a computer language.
The process of breaking down a text written in a computer language, and recognising the instructions contained in it.
The UBL/XML inside a notice XML file.
|public procurement labels||
Static texts (names, descriptions, messages etc.) related to public procurement terms and elements contained within the eForms SDK. Translated in all official EU languages. Intended to be used by the user interface of eForms Applications. Provided in the
The name of a folder inside the eForms SDK. It contains the Schematron validation rules used by TED CVS.
Acronym for "Schematron Validation Report Language". A flavour of XML produced by a Schematron processor. Used by TED CVS to create validation reports.
|TED Central Validation Service||
A RESTFull web service, that validates notice XML files before they can be accepted for publication.
Acronym of the TED Central Validation Service.
The name of a folder in the eForms SDK, containing public procurement labels
A computer program that reads source code written in an input language and translates it to source code written in a target output language.
Acronym for Universal Business Language.
|Universal Business Language||
An open standard for XML business documents. The eForms Schema is based on UBL.