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IDataServiceMetadataProvider Interface

Provides a metadata and query source abstraction for a web data service's store.

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

Public Interface IDataServiceMetadataProvider
Dim instance As IDataServiceMetadataProvider

The IDataServiceMetadataProvider type exposes the following members.

Public propertyContainerNameContainer name for the data source.
Public propertyContainerNamespaceNamespace name for the data source.
Public propertyResourceSetsGets all available containers.
Public propertyServiceOperationsReturns all the service operations in this data source.
Public propertyTypesReturns all the types in this data source.

Public methodGetDerivedTypesAttempts to return all types that derive from the specified resource type.
Public methodGetResourceAssociationSetGets the ResourceAssociationSet instance when given the source association end.
Public methodHasDerivedTypesDetermines whether a resource type has derived types.
Public methodTryResolveResourceSetTries to get a resource set based on the specified name.
Public methodTryResolveResourceTypeTries to get a resource type based on the specified name.
Public methodTryResolveServiceOperationTries to get a service operation based on the specified name.
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