Mapster VS Mapping Generator

Compare Mapster vs Mapping Generator and see what are their differences.


A fast, fun and stimulating object to object Mapper (by MapsterMapper)

Mapping Generator

:arrows_counterclockwise: "AutoMapper" like, Roslyn based, code fix provider that allows to generate mapping code in design time. (by cezarypiatek)
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Mapster Mapping Generator
4 3
2,156 920
4.4% -
4.7 6.5
26 days ago 8 months ago
C# C#
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Mapster. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-05-19.

Mapping Generator

Posts with mentions or reviews of Mapping Generator. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-06-07.
  • MappingGenerator went commercial
    3 projects | | 7 Jun 2021
    My name is Cezary Piątek and I'm the author of MappingGenerator plugin. I started working on MappingGenerator at the beginning of 2018. The initial idea was to create a design-time alternative for the well-known AutoMapper library. The plugin was developed as a free and open-source project on GitHub and during those 3 years, it got quite popular (900+ stars and over 10k+ downloads). In the meantime, I made 250+ commits and 40 releases. I really enjoyed my work on MappingGenerator. I spent the last three months (March 2021 - June 2021) working hard on improving MappingGenerator. I solved many issues and added a bunch of new cool features. I also made a general refactoring which restored the project maintainability and finally managed to fix the performance issue that was affecting users with large solutions. All of that cost me a lot of my private time and I did it all by myself, so I decided to convert MappingGenerator into a commercial product. I created a product landing page and on the 1st of June, I started my journey as a self-entrepreneur ;)
    3 projects | | 7 Jun 2021
    You can see some examples on the project old page
  • Architecture complexity in the dotnet community & Our duty to beginners
    2 projects | | 19 Mar 2021

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Mapster and Mapping Generator you can also consider the following projects:

AutoMapper - A convention-based object-object mapper in .NET.

AgileMapper - A zero-configuration, highly-configurable, unopinionated object mapper with viewable execution plans. Flattens, unflattens, deep clones, merges, updates and projects queries. .NET 3.5+ and .NET Standard 1.0+.

ExpressMapper - Mapping .Net types

TimeZoneMapper - Library for mapping *N*X TimeZone ID's (e.g. Europe/Amsterdam) to .Net's TimeZoneInfo classes.

MappingDemo - Demo of various object to object mappers

mapr - A simple object to object mapper.

MediatR - Simple, unambitious mediator implementation in .NET