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Discussion on: Episode 005 - Dependency Injection - ASP.NET Core: From 0 to overkill

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João Antunes Author

Hi there!
Let's see if I can answer all of them:

  1. If the built-in container is good enough for your needs, probably just stick with it. Otherwise, you can look at alternatives if:
    • You already have experience and like a different container
    • You need some features that another container provides (including performance)
  2. These extension methods are just to move the boilerplate mapping code out of the controller. I could just have mapped everything in there, but the controller code would be polluted with things that are not really relevant for its logic.
  3. Not sure I understand this one. An extension method is a normal static method, with syntactic sugar to make things more readable, so instead of doing GroupMappings.ToViewModel(group), we can do group.ToViewModel(). Was this the question, or another thing?
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dyagzy

Thank you for your responses.
I quite understand your answers to my questions (1 and 2).

I guess I should follow up with your tutorial to the next episode perhaps I will better understand your answer to the 3rd question.

I will revert back to you with more questions.

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