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What is an AutoMapper profile?

What is an AutoMapper profile?

automapper Profiles Basic Profile Profiles permit the programmer to organize maps into classes, enhancing code readability and maintainability. Any number of profiles can be created, and added to one or more configurations as needed. Profiles can be used with both the static and instance-based APIs.

What is AutoMapper ReverseMap?

By calling ReverseMap , AutoMapper creates a reverse mapping configuration that includes unflattening: var customer = new Customer { Name = “Bob” }; var order = new Order { Customer = customer, Total = 15.8m }; var orderDto = mapper.

Why you should not use AutoMapper?

1. If you use the convention-based mapping and a property is later renamed that becomes a runtime error and a common source of annoying bugs. 2. If you don’t use convention-based mapping (ie you explicitly map each property) then you are just using automapper to do your projection, which is unnecessary complexity.

Why should I use AutoMapper?

The main advantage of AutoMapper is the economy of time spent or writing mapping code. If two objects have the same field name, the field will be automatically mapped with the help of reflection.

How do I set up AutoMapper?

How to using AutoMapper on ASP.NET Core 3.0 via Dependency Injection

  1. Install AutoMapper extension from Package Manager in your project.
  2. Register a service in CinfigureServices on Startup.cs.
  3. Create a model and a data transfer object.
  4. Create an AutoMapping class file to register a mapping relation.

What is AutoMapper NuGet package?

AutoMapper is a simple little library built to solve a deceptively complex problem – getting rid of code that mapped one object to another.

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.