IServiceProvider Interface

Defines a mechanism for retrieving a service object; that is, an object that provides custom support to other objects.

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

public interface IServiceProvider
public interface class IServiceProvider
type IServiceProvider = interface end
Public Interface IServiceProvider
System_CAPS_pubmethod GetService

Gets the service object of the specified type.


This interface is implemented by a class or value type that provides a service to other objects.

The GetService method of this interface obtains the object that provides the service.

TheIServiceProvider interface is implemented by a number of types, including System.WebHttpContext, System.ComponentModelLicenseContext, System.ComponentModelMarshalByValueComponent, and System.ComponentModel.DesignServiceContainer.

Version Information
Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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