IDataServiceMetadataProvider Interface

Maintains metadata about a custom data service provider.

Namespace:  System.Data.Services.Providers
Assembly:  Microsoft.Data.Services (in Microsoft.Data.Services.dll)


Public Interface IDataServiceMetadataProvider
Dim instance As IDataServiceMetadataProvider
public interface IDataServiceMetadataProvider
public interface class IDataServiceMetadataProvider
type IDataServiceMetadataProvider =  interface end
public interface IDataServiceMetadataProvider

The IDataServiceMetadataProvider type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
Public property ContainerName Container name for the data source.
Public property ContainerNamespace Namespace name for the data source.
Public property ResourceSets Gets all available containers.
Public property ServiceOperations Returns all the service operations in this data source.
Public property Types Returns all the types in this data source.



  Name Description
Public method GetDerivedTypes Attempts to return all types that derive from the specified resource type.
Public method GetResourceAssociationSet Gets the ResourceAssociationSet instance when given the source association end.
Public method HasDerivedTypes Determines whether a resource type has derived types.
Public method TryResolveResourceSet Tries to get a resource set based on the specified name.
Public method TryResolveResourceType Tries to get a resource type based on the specified name.
Public method TryResolveServiceOperation Tries to get a service operation based on the specified name.


See Also


System.Data.Services.Providers Namespace