A fast way of converting C# enums to strings–and back again.

I recently needed a fast way of converting lots of enums to strings (and back again). I needed to do it very quickly. ‘Enum.Parse’ just wasn’t fast enough.

I discovered there was no ‘enum mapper’ in C#, so I knocked up this little class. It uses reflection just once when it comes across a new enum.

It’s compatible with .NET 3.5 too.


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