StrEnum.AspNetCore 3.1.0

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dotnet add package StrEnum.AspNetCore --version 3.1.0
NuGet\Install-Package StrEnum.AspNetCore -Version 3.1.0
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<PackageReference Include="StrEnum.AspNetCore" Version="3.1.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add StrEnum.AspNetCore --version 3.1.0
#r "nuget: StrEnum.AspNetCore, 3.1.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install StrEnum.AspNetCore as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=StrEnum.AspNetCore&version=3.1.0

// Install StrEnum.AspNetCore as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=StrEnum.AspNetCore&version=3.1.0


Allows to use StrEnum string enums with ASP.NET Core.

Supports ASP.NET Core 6 and 7. ASP.NET Core supported in v2.0.0.


You can install StrEnum.AspNetCore using the .NET CLI:

dotnet add package StrEnum.AspNetCore


If you're using the new ASP.NET Core 6WebApplicationBuilder, add the call to AddStringEnums() into your Program.cs:

var builder = WebApplication.CreateBuilder(args);


If you're using the ASP.NET Core 3.1/5 IWebHostBuilder, call AddStringEnums() in the ConfigureServices method of your Startup.cs:

public void ConfigureServices(IServiceCollection services)

All set. Let's now create a string enum and a model that contains it:

public class Sport : StringEnum<Sport>
    public static Sport TrailRunning = Define("TRAIL_RUNNING");
    public static Sport RoadCycling = Define("ROAD_CYCLING");

public class Race
    public string Name { get; set; }
    public Sport Sport { get; set; }

You can bind string enums to the request body and return them in the response. In your controller, add the following:

public ActionResult<Race> BodyPost([FromBody] Race race) // race.Sport is correctly deserialized
    return Ok(race); // race.Sport is serialized back

You can also bind string enums to a URL:

public ActionResult<ResponseWithStrEnum> GetFromRoute(Sport sport) {...}

To a query string parameter:

public ActionResult<ResponseWithStrEnum> GetFromQuery([FromQuery]Sport sport) {...}
// `get?sport=trail_running` binds to Sport.TrailRunning

And to an array of query string parameters:

public ActionResult<ResponseWithStrEnum> GetFromQuery([FromQuery] Sport[] sports) {...}
// `get?sports=trail_running&sports=road_cycling` binds to [Sport.TrailRunning, Sport.RoadCycling]


Copyright © 2022 Dmitry Khmara.

StrEnum is licensed under the MIT license.

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