Defines methods to create and execute queries that are described by an IQueryable object.
Assembly: System.Core (in System.Core.dll)
'Declaration Public Interface IQueryProvider
public interface IQueryProvider
|CreateQuery(Expression)||Constructs an IQueryable object that can evaluate the query represented by a specified expression tree.|
|CreateQuery<TElement>(Expression)||Constructs an IQueryable<T> object that can evaluate the query represented by a specified expression tree.|
|Execute(Expression)||Executes the query represented by a specified expression tree.|
|Execute<TResult>(Expression)||Executes the strongly-typed query represented by a specified expression tree.|
The IQueryProvider interface is intended for implementation by query providers.
For more information about how to create your own LINQ provider, see LINQ: Building an IQueryable Provider on MSDN Blogs.
Supported in: 5, 4, 3
Silverlight for Windows Phone
Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1
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