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MetaData Class

Provides methods that allow you to work with XML schema.

For a list of all members of this type, see MetaData Members.


[Visual Basic]
Public Class MetaData
public class MetaData
public __gc class MetaData
public class MetaData

Thread Safety

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


The MetaData class provides methods that allow you to generate Web Services Description Language (WSDL) from type information, convert an XML Schema into a code stream, and compile the code stream into an assembly. This functionality is also present in the Soapsuds Tool (Soapsuds.exe).


Namespace: System.Runtime.Remoting.MetadataServices

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: System.Runtime.Remoting (in System.Runtime.Remoting.dll)

See Also

MetaData Members | System.Runtime.Remoting.MetadataServices Namespace | Soapsuds Tool (Soapsuds.exe)