Convert DataSet to List in c#

Convert DataSet to List in c#

 In this article, you will how to Convert DataSet to List in c#.

var empList = ds.Tables[0].AsEnumerable()
    .Select(dataRow => new Employee
    {
        Name = dataRow.Field<string>("Name")
    }).ToList();
var myData = ds.Tables[0].AsEnumerable().Select(r => new Employee {
    Name = r.Field<string>("Name"),
    Age = r.Field<int>("Age")
});
var list = myData.ToList();

 

Here's extension method to convert DataTable to object list:

public static class Extensions
    {
        public static List<T> ToList<T>(this DataTable table) where T : new()
        {
            IList<PropertyInfo> properties = typeof(T).GetProperties().ToList();
            List<T> result = new List<T>();

            foreach (var row in table.Rows)
            {
                var item = CreateItemFromRow<T>((DataRow)row, properties);
                result.Add(item);
            }

            return result;
        }

        private static T CreateItemFromRow<T>(DataRow row, IList<PropertyInfo> properties) where T : new()
        {
            T item = new T();
            foreach (var property in properties)
            {
                if (property.PropertyType == typeof(System.DayOfWeek))
                {
                    DayOfWeek day = (DayOfWeek)Enum.Parse(typeof(DayOfWeek), row[property.Name].ToString());
                    property.SetValue(item,day,null);
                }
                else
                {
                    if(row[property.Name] == DBNull.Value)
                        property.SetValue(item, null, null);
                    else 
                        property.SetValue(item, row[property.Name], null); 
                }
            }
            return item;
        }
    }
List<Employee> emp_lst = ds.Tables[0].ToList<Employee>();
 List<Employee> target = dt.AsEnumerable()
      .Select(row => new Employee
      {
        Name = row.Field<string?>(0).GetValueOrDefault(),
        Age= row.Field<int>(1)
      }).ToList();
public static T Create<T>(string xml)
{
    XmlSerializer serializer = new XmlSerializer(typeof(T));
    using (StringReader reader = new StringReader(xml))
    {
        T t = (T)serializer.Deserialize(reader);

        reader.Close();
        return t;
    }
}

var xml = ds.GetXml();
var dataSetObjects = Create<NewDataSet>(xml);

2021-10-03