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IServiceProvider Interface


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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


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.Web.HttpContext, System.ComponentModel.LicenseContext, System.ComponentModel.MarshalByValueComponent, and System.ComponentModel.Design.ServiceContainer.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.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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