Thank you so much, that one word was the sole reason why I couldn't find what I was looking for on google.
Yes, its always the way isn't it... its amazing how understanding the naming of things can screen you out from learning. The more you learn the more your vocab becomes specialized, until you sound as though you are becoming geeky, but its the same no matter what your interests/work in life are.
"API supports client-side Prepared Statements"
Don't put this off, you will sleep better at night if you understand and implement it.
Carve out some time and make sure you have a play with all this stuff.