Apps for SharePoint references
Published: July 16, 2012
Learn about the API reference libraries that are available in SharePoint 2013 for developing SharePoint apps.
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013 | SharePoint Foundation 2013 | apps for SharePoint
API reference libraries for developing SharePoint apps in SharePoint 2013 includes two API reference libraries.
.NET client API reference for SharePoint 2013 . Contains APIs that you can use to build SharePoint apps using the .NET client (CSOM), Silverlight, and Windows Phone programming models. Most APIs that are available for you to create .NET server solutions are available in the CSOM and Silverlight programming models.
For information about which set of APIs to use, see Choose the right API set in SharePoint 2013.