In the context of .NET and COM, metadata is a term used to mean type information. In COM, type information can be stored in a variety of ways. For instance, a C++ header file is a language-specific container for type information. A type library is also a container for type information, but being a binary format, type libraries are language neutral. Unlike the COM development model where type libraries are not required, language neutral metadata is mandatory for all .NET assemblies. Every assembly is self-describing; its metadata contains complete type information, including private types and private class members.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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