Chapter 17 Steps for Using the MDS APIs and Example Code - Teradata Meta Data Services

Teradata Meta Data Services Programmer Guide

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This chapter contains illustrations and sample code for using MDS APIs. The two API example codes are:

  • C++ Examples
  • Visual Basic Examples
  • All example programs can be found in the sample folder installed with the Meta Data Development Kit. You can use either of the MDS APIs to:

  • Design your application data model defining classes, properties of each class, and the relationships between the classes.
  • Create an application to load your model using the AIM API Classes.
  • Create applications that create, read, and modify objects and collections.
  • The following model will be used in the examples:

    Figure 27: Meta Data Model Used for Examples