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).
In This Section
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.
Describes the unmanaged enumerations that the metadata API uses.
Describes the unmanaged structures that the metadata API uses.
Describes the unmanaged unions that the metadata API uses.