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F# High Performance by Eriawan Kusumawardhono

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Understanding the type provider building blocks

A predefined data source that has very good established documentations and strong conventions such as SQL Server database and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is one of the best samples to have type provider implementations because all of the necessary descriptions of the data and the way to access it is documented extensively in detail.

For more information about WMI, consult the MSDN Library at

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa394572(v=vs.85).aspx

Let's visit the minimum requirements of type provider implementation.

Minimum requirements of type providers

We have discussed the importance of certain restrictions on how a type provider should get the data. Now let's wrap the minimum ...

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