Current version: 4.0

When you create a custom component for Data Exchange Framework, you usually need to create a template to represent the component. You must have a converter to transform items based on the template into a format that is compatible with Data Exchange Framework.

Converters are implemented in code. You can use the following base classes to simplify the task of creating custom converters:


Data Exchange Framework provides its own object mapping implementation, instead of using an existing tool like Glass.Mapper. This is because these tools typically are designed to run on a Sitecore server and have a dependency on the Sitecore kernel. Data Exchange Framework aims to avoid these requirements. Therefore it implements its own lightweight and specialized functionality.

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