Category Archives: AutoMapper

AutoMapper 2.0 – Nested/Child Containers

One of the major features introduced with the AutoMapper 2.0 release is the ability to support nested/child containers. Service location has been in AutoMapper for a while now, but its scope was limited to configuration time: Mapper.Initialize(cfg => { cfg.ConstructServicesUsing(ObjectFactory.GetInstance); … Continue reading 


AutoMapper 2.0.0 released

Check out the announcement for details. Now that everything’s on GitHub, NuGet and TeamCity, this should make newer versions much easier and quicker to release. I hadn’t planned on waiting so long, but upgrading to .NET 4 and adding new … Continue reading 


AutoMapper completely moved to GitHub

Cross posted from the AutoMapper blog (which I hope to stop cross-posting, eventually): AutoMapper is now completely moved to GitHub: AutoMapper GitHub I’ve updated the site on CodePlex to reflect this move, and moved all existing content over: All issues … Continue reading 

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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 


Official site of AutoMapper launched at

I’ve (finally) officially launched the official AutoMapper site at 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 


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 


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 


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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