XmlToObject is a .Net library for object serialization with use of XPath expressions applied to class fields and properties via custom attributes.
I started working on this project when I had to integrate with an application API that was using quite generic Xml schemas ('/object[@type]/field[@name]') and I wanted to create a layer of POCO objects to simplify my business code.
I had a choice: to mirror the generic Xml structure in my classes and have the serialization for free, or create classes with specific strong-typed properties, but at cost of writing all serialization code manually. I didn't like either option, so I made
an attempt on serialization library that uses the XPath to map the properties to Xml elements/attributes and allows serialization with the data shaping capabilities.
The library is currently in beta.
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