Category Archives: AutoMapper

Building AutoMapper.org

Simplicity is a good thing. Especially when you want to turn out a site that’s really only a couple of pages, max, you don’t want to spend much time (or any) futzing around with things that you don’t care about. … Continue reading 

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Official site of AutoMapper launched at AutoMapper.org

I’ve (finally) officially launched the official AutoMapper site at AutoMapper.org. It will be a central location for links to AutoMapper resources (mailing list, source, wiki, blog etc.) as well as a spot for news and announcements. I also have an … Continue reading 

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To sign or not to sign an OSS project

At one point, AutoMapper was not a signed assembly. Until someone asked for it, I went ahead and signed the assembly, and really haven’t had a complaint since. But it seems that signing of OSS projects is a bit of … Continue reading 

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Autoprojecting LINQ queries

Something I’ve been looking at adding to AutoMapper was the idea of doing automatic query projection in the Select query projection in LINQ statements.  One downside of AutoMapper is that projection from domain objects still forces the entire domain object … Continue reading 

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AutoMapper Tests Made Simple

I work primarily on a C# ASP.NET MVC application that deals with many other systems which seem to dish out strings all over the place. Hence the need for something like AutoMapper. When converting this data into objects or enumerations, … Continue reading 

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AutoMapper upgraded to .NET 4 and VS 2010

In the last post, I posed the question on what to do with .NET framework upgrades and OSS support.  I wanted to upgrade AutoMapper to .NET 4, but I didn’t want to leave a lot of folks behind because their … Continue reading 

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AutoMapper 1.1 released

Today I pushed out the 1.1 release of AutoMapper.  From the release notes: Features Adding support for Silverlight 3.0 Auto-implementing INotifyPropertyChanged Conditional member mapping Destination member prefixes, postfixes and naming transformers Enhancements Nullable destination types more obvious Late binding configuration … Continue reading 

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AutoMapper Git workflow – dealing with bugs/issues

Along with the switch of VCS to git came the ability to have much improved workflows that simply weren’t possible in CVCS like TFS or SVN.  The nice thing about Git over CVCS is that because of its power, I … Continue reading 

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AutoMapper source moved to GitHub

After putting it through the paces, I’m ready to (finally) announce that the AutoMapper source code has moved to GitHub: http://github.com/jbogard/AutoMapper I wanted to wait to “officially” move until I had moved the build over, added new features and processed … Continue reading 

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Teaching AutoMapper about our conventions

I often need to send data from my entities to the client in JSON format to enable rich AJAX functionality. It isn’t practical to serialize the entities directly, so they are first flattened to a data transfer object (DTO) before … Continue reading 

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