CodeEntryPointMethod Class
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CodeEntryPointMethod Class

 

Represents the entry point method of an executable.

Namespace:   System.CodeDom
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

System.Object
  System.CodeDom.CodeObject
    System.CodeDom.CodeTypeMember
      System.CodeDom.CodeMemberMethod
        System.CodeDom.CodeEntryPointMethod

<SerializableAttribute>
<ClassInterfaceAttribute(ClassInterfaceType.AutoDispatch)>
<ComVisibleAttribute(True)>
Public Class CodeEntryPointMethod
	Inherits CodeMemberMethod

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodCodeEntryPointMethod()

Initializes a new instance of the CodeEntryPointMethod class.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyAttributes

Gets or sets the attributes of the member.(Inherited from CodeTypeMember.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyComments

Gets the collection of comments for the type member.(Inherited from CodeTypeMember.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyCustomAttributes

Gets or sets the custom attributes of the member.(Inherited from CodeTypeMember.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyEndDirectives

Gets the end directives for the member.(Inherited from CodeTypeMember.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyImplementationTypes

Gets the data types of the interfaces implemented by this method, unless it is a private method implementation, which is indicated by the PrivateImplementationType property.(Inherited from CodeMemberMethod.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyLinePragma

Gets or sets the line on which the type member statement occurs.(Inherited from CodeTypeMember.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyName

Gets or sets the name of the member.(Inherited from CodeTypeMember.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyParameters

Gets the parameter declarations for the method.(Inherited from CodeMemberMethod.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyPrivateImplementationType

Gets or sets the data type of the interface this method, if private, implements a method of, if any.(Inherited from CodeMemberMethod.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyReturnType

Gets or sets the data type of the return value of the method.(Inherited from CodeMemberMethod.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyReturnTypeCustomAttributes

Gets the custom attributes of the return type of the method.(Inherited from CodeMemberMethod.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyStartDirectives

Gets the start directives for the member.(Inherited from CodeTypeMember.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyStatements

Gets the statements within the method.(Inherited from CodeMemberMethod.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyTypeParameters

Gets the type parameters for the current generic method.(Inherited from CodeMemberMethod.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyUserData

Gets the user-definable data for the current object.(Inherited from CodeObject.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubeventPopulateImplementationTypes

An event that will be raised the first time the ImplementationTypes collection is accessed.(Inherited from CodeMemberMethod.)

System_CAPS_pubeventPopulateParameters

An event that will be raised the first time the Parameters collection is accessed.(Inherited from CodeMemberMethod.)

System_CAPS_pubeventPopulateStatements

An event that will be raised the first time the Statements collection is accessed.(Inherited from CodeMemberMethod.)

A CodeEntryPointMethod is a CodeMemberMethod that represents the entry point method of an executable.

This example demonstrates using a CodeEntryPointMethod to indicate the method to start program execution at.

' Builds a Hello World Program Graph using System.CodeDom objects
Public Shared Function BuildHelloWorldGraph() As CodeCompileUnit
   ' Create a new CodeCompileUnit to contain the program graph
   Dim CompileUnit As New CodeCompileUnit()

   ' Declare a new namespace object and name it
   Dim Samples As New CodeNamespace("Samples")
   ' Add the namespace object to the compile unit
   CompileUnit.Namespaces.Add(Samples)

   ' Add a new namespace import for the System namespace
   Samples.Imports.Add(New CodeNamespaceImport("System"))

   ' Declare a new type object and name it
   Dim Class1 As New CodeTypeDeclaration("Class1")
   ' Add the new type to the namespace object's type collection
   Samples.Types.Add(Class1)

   ' Declare a new code entry point method
   Dim Start As New CodeEntryPointMethod()
   ' Create a new method invoke expression
   Dim cs1 As New CodeMethodInvokeExpression(New CodeTypeReferenceExpression("System.Console"), "WriteLine", New CodePrimitiveExpression("Hello World!"))
   ' Call the System.Console.WriteLine method
   ' Pass a primitive string parameter to the WriteLine method
   ' Add the new method code statement
   Start.Statements.Add(New CodeExpressionStatement(cs1))

   ' Add the code entry point method to the type's members collection
   Class1.Members.Add(Start)

   Return CompileUnit

End Function 'BuildHelloWorldGraph 		

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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