API Key - a character string assigned to an application that will be accessing the API. This is also sometimes referred to as a developer key or application key. The API Key must not be shared
API version - a specific release of the API. The current release version is 4.0. Earlier versions are also supported during a transition period.
audio timing - see verse timing
Bible - the formal work recognized as a Bible, defined by a specific collection of books. Different variations can exist and constitute different Bibles.
Bible Brain - the common market name of the Digital Bible Platform
bibleid - a six character string used to identify a Bible, in the format LLLVVV, where LLL is the language code (usually ISO-639-3) and VVV is the version code. The bibleid is usually the first six characters of the filesetid.
book - the recognized formal writing that is complete in itself and known commonly as a Bible book. It tells a complete story as presented.
karaoke style -a synchronized presentation of both text and audio. DBP enables karaoke-style presentation for any Bible which has audio verse timings.
language code - the unique id by which a language is identified.
adaptive-bitrate streaming - an optimization of basic streaming which offers different media chunks for different network conditions. In this way, the reader can monitor network quality and select a smaller/lower bitrate chunk if the quality degrades
organization - an organization associated with the DBP. Many times this is in the form of a Bible society that is curator of one or more Bibles – a content provider.
Postman - a tool used to interact with the API. Postman Collections can be configured with your API key and used for experimentation
story - a story from the Bible, not necessarily based on a rigorous translation process.
streaming - a delivery method for audio and video which chunks the media to allow for incremental delivery and (if supported) adjustment of bitrate quality based on network conditions