Metadata (Unmanaged API Reference)
The metadata API enables a client, such as a compiler, to generate or access a component's metadata without the types being loaded by the common language runtime (CLR).
- Overview of Metadata
Provides general information about how to use the metadata API, an overview of tokens, and coding conventions.
- Metadata Interfaces
Describes the unmanaged interfaces that provide access to the metadata exposed by the .NET Framework types, methods, fields, and so on.
- Metadata Global Static Functions
Describes the unmanaged global static functions that the metadata API uses.
- Metadata Enumerations
Describes the unmanaged enumerations that the metadata API uses.
- Metadata Structures
Describes the unmanaged structures that the metadata API uses.
- Metadata Unions
Describes the unmanaged unions that the metadata API uses.