How do you implement AutoMapper?

How do you implement AutoMapper?

Procedure to use AutoMapper in C#

  1. Step1: Installing the AutoMapper library. Open Package Manager Console window. Paste the command “Install-Package AutoMapper” library.
  2. Step2: Initializing the AutoMapper. When our classes have been defined, we will create the MapperConfiguration object.

Does AutoMapper call constructor?

At the time of writing this answer, AutoMapper will do this automatically (with a simple CreateMap<>() call) for you if the properties match the constructor parameters.

Is it good to use AutoMapper?

AutoMapper is a great tool when used for simple conversions. When you start using more complex conversions, AutoMapper can be invaluable. For very simple conversions you could of course write your own conversion method, but why write something that somebody already has written?

What is the use of AutoMapper in .NET core?

What is AutoMapper? AutoMapper is a ubiquitous, simple, convention-based object-to-object mapping library compatible with.NET Core. It is adept at converting an input object of one kind into an output object of a different type. You can use it to map objects of incompatible types.

Is there anything like automapper for the Java platform?

Every once in a while, I get a request asking if there’s anything like AutoMapper for the Java platform. For a long time, that answer was “no”. Not anymore! Jonathan Halterman got in touch with me almost 2 years ago about any kind of AutoMapper-like tools in Java, didn’t like what he saw, and instead built a tool called ModelMapper.

Does automapper use dependency injection?

Most applications can use dependency injection to inject the created IMapper instance. AutoMapper also has non-generic versions of these methods, for those cases where you might not know the type at compile time.

How does automapper work?

The destination type’s design can be influenced by the layer in which it lives, but AutoMapper works best as long as the names of the members match up to the source type’s members. If you have a source member called “FirstName”, this will automatically be mapped to a destination member with the name “FirstName”. AutoMapper also supports Flattening.

Where do I put automapper configuration code?

Where do I configure AutoMapper? ¶ Configuration should only happen once per AppDomain. That means the best place to put the configuration code is in application startup, such as the Global.asax file for ASP.NET applications.

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