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.

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