Upgrade Sitecore Glass Mapper from v2 to v3
I recently upgraded a project from Glass Mapper v2 (
Glass.Mapper.Sitecore) to Glass Mapper v3 (
Glass.Mapper.Sc). I’ve been fortunate enough to be using Team Development for Sitecore (TDS) with most of my projects over the past few years, which really simplifies generating a default set of Glass Models using the T4 Templates which are available from the Hedgehog Codegen repo on GitHub. The upgrade process was simple enough (NuGet FTW!) but thought I would share some issues I came across that took a little bit of time to resolve.
The upgrade was to fix some unrelated issues we were facing, but since the v2 Glass project seems to have disappeared off the face of the earth (annoying that an entire GitHub repo just gets deleted like that rather than left for historical purposes…) it seemed like a good idea to remove this dependency at the same time.