This glossary defines terms that appear throughout the CARTO.js documentation.
Throughout CARTO.js documentation,
client refers to the object used as an entry point to CARTO.js features.
It’s the object used to add your account credentials and to manage layers and dataviews.
More info at carto.Client
A layer object is used to visualize geospatial data in CARTO.js. They have a source, where the data comes from, and a style, defining how you want the layer to look like.
They are showed on top of a Leaflet or a Google map.