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Dapper: Getting Started

by Steve Michelotti

Dapper provides a super fast library for mapping between databases and .NET objects. This code-focused course will introduce you to all the basics you need to be productive with Dapper and incorporate it into your own apps.

What you'll learn

This code-focused course will show you how to implement a robust data access layer with Dapper. In this course, Dapper: Getting Started, you will gain the ability to fully utilize the Dapper library. First, you will learn the basics of Dapper including how to implement the Create, Read, Update, and Delete operations. Next, you will discover how to work with complex parent-child objects. Finally, you will explore how to implement some of the more advanced features of Dapper such as multi-mapping and working with dynamic objects. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Dapper needed to build elegant and high-performance data access layers.

About the author

Steve is a Principal Software Engineering Manager with Microsoft on the Azure Global Engineering team. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was a 7-time Microsoft ASP.NET MVP. Steve is an ASPInsider and is a frequent presenter at developer conferences and user groups including Microsoft Ignite, MS Tech Summit, VSLive!, and AngularMIX. Steve is passionate about Azure, Angular, and Web technologies. You can reach him at or on twitter at @smichelotti.

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