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What is FluentNHibernate?

Fluent, XML-less, compile safe, automated, convention-based mappings for NHibernate. Get your fluent on.

Where can I get it?

Install using the FluentNHibernate NuGet package:

dotnet add package FluentNHibernate

How do I use it?

Further reading

Once you've followed the above, you can compare our auto mapping to our fluent interface to see which suits your application, read through our API documentation, or just see what's available for reading in our wiki.


Fluent NHibernate wouldn't be possible without the time and effort of its contributors. The team comprises of James Gregory, Paul Batum, Andrew Stewart, Hudson Akridge, Gleb Chermennov and Jorge Rodrguez Galn.

Our valued committers are: Aaron Jensen, Alexander Gross, Andrew Stewart, Barry Dahlberg, Bobby Johnson, Brian Donahue, Cameron Harris, Chad Myers, Chris Chilvers, Craig Neuwirt, Dan Malcolm, Daniel Mirapalheta, David Archer, David Longnecker, David R. Longnecker, Derick Bailey, Erik Ojebo, Firo, Hudson Akridge, Ivan Zlatev, James Freiwirth, James Gregory, James Kovacs, Jeremy Skinner, Lee Henson, Louis DeJardin, Patric Forsgard, Paul Batum, Roelof Blom, Stuart Childs, Tom Janssens, Tuna Toksoz, U-BSOD\pruiz, di97mni, dschilling, felixg, jeremydmiller, kevm, leebrandt, maxild, robsosno, Jorge Rodrguez Galn and many more.

Thanks goes to Jeremy Miller for the original idea and implementation.

Fluent NHibernate is © 2008-2018 James Gregory and contributors under the BSD license

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