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Dapper ORM

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Stable release
2.0.35[1] / April 5, 2020; 4 years ago (2020-04-05)
Written inC#
Operating systemCross-platform
Platform.NET 4.6.1 and .NET Standard 2.0[2]
TypeObject–relational mapping
LicenseApache License 2.0[3] or MIT License

Dapper is an object–relational mapping (ORM) product for the Microsoft .NET platform. It provides a framework for mapping an object-oriented domain model to a traditional relational database.[4] Its purpose is to relieve the developer from a significant portion of relational data persistence-related programming tasks. Dapper is free as open source software that is distributed under dual license, either the Apache License 2.0 or the MIT License.

Feature summary


The Dapper team advertises the following features:[5]

  • Speedy and high performance
  • Choice of static/dynamic object binding
  • Handling of SQL query
  • Multiple query support
  • Support and handling of stored procedures

Read also



  1. ^ "Releases · DapperLib/Dapper". GitHub.
  2. ^ "Dapper - a simple object mapper for .Net". GitHub. 2 November 2021.
  3. ^ "Dapper - a simple object mapper for .Net". GitHub. 2 November 2021.
  4. ^ Kanjilal, Joydip (2023-08-24). "How to map object relationships using Dapper in ASP.NET Core". InfoWorld. Retrieved 2024-01-22.
  5. ^ "Releases · DapperLib/Dapper". GitHub.