I work with a legacy Microsoft SQL Server database with many inconsistencies and large tables. When working on a .NET Core API with Entity Framework Core, I had to map tables from the database, which became a long a tedious process. I know there had to be a better way, than writing the configuration by hand. This where I worked to write a small console app to create the config for me.
This app started as a simple ruby script at first. As our team grew I converted it over to a .NET Core console app, so It could be used across our team. The app takes a CSV output of a sp_columns stored procedure from SQL Server database, reads it and outputs the config to the console.
You can check it out here: https://github.com/rebelweb/ConfigBuilder
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