BenBurgers.InternationalStandards.Iso.EFCore 0.4.0

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The BenBurgers.InternationalStandards.Iso.EFCore package contains Entity Framework Core features for codes and features that belong to standards of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard development organization composed of representatives from the national standards organizations of member countries. The organization develops and publishes standardization in all technical and nontechnical fields other than electrical and electronic engineering.[^1]

[^1]: Wikipedia, downloaded at 31 October 2022, 23:33 CET.

You are kindly encouraged to buy the standards you use at the ISO Store in order to fund their mission.

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If you like my contributions, please have a look at my GitHub Sponsors profile. My open source contributions are available free of charge (but subject to licenses) and the contributions are made entirely in my free time, but sponsorship would be sincerely appreciated. Thank you.

If possible, please also buy a standard from the respective Maintenance Agency or ISO itself to cover the costs of the Maintenance Agencies and the ISO in maintaining the standards.


These are the packages that concern the ISO standards:

Name Description
BenBurgers.InternationalStandards.Iso The main package with the codes and metadata.
BenBurgers.InternationalStandards.Iso.EFCore Features for storing codes using Entity Framework Core.
BenBurgers.InternationalStandards.Iso.EFCore.SqlServer Features for storing codes using Entity Framework Core and SQL Server.
BenBurgers.InternationalStandards.Iso.IO Features for reading Code Tables from authorities.
BenBurgers.InternationalStandards.Iso.Json Features for serializing and deserializing codes in JSON.

Please refer to NuGet to download the packages and GitHub for the source code.


Supported ISO standards

The following are the currently supported ISO standards.

Name Description
ISO 639 Language codes
ISO 3166 Country codes
ISO 4217 Currency codes
ISO 8601 Date and time


This package contains Entity Framework Core value converters for Alpha codes. The converters and their options are in the BenBurgers.InternationalStandards.Iso.EFCore.Storage.ValueConversion namespace.

ISO 639 language codes

This package contains Entity Framework Core value converters for ISO 639 language codes. The converters and their options are in the namespaces:

  • BenBurgers.InternationalStandards.Iso.EFCore.Iso639.Storage.ValueConversion.Alpha

ISO 3166 country codes

This package contains Entity Framework Core value converters for ISO 3166 country codes. The converters and their options are in the namespaces:

  • BenBurgers.InternationalStandards.Iso.EFCore.Iso3166.Storage.ValueConversion.Alpha
  • BenBurgers.InternationalStandards.Iso.EFCore.Iso3166.Storage.ValueConversion.Numeric

ISO 4217 currency codes

This package contains Entity Framework Core value converters for ISO 4217 currency codes. The converters and their options are in the namespaces:

  • BenBurgers.InternationalStandards.Iso.EFCore.Iso4217.Storage.ValueConversion.Alpha
  • BenBurgers.InternationalStandards.Iso.EFCore.Iso4217.Storage.ValueConversion.Numeric

ISO 8601 date and time

The value converters for ISO 8601 date and time are in the following namespace:

  • BenBurgers.InternationalStandars.Iso.EFCore.Iso8601.Storage.ValueConversion
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.NET net6.0 is compatible.  net6.0-android was computed.  net6.0-ios was computed.  net6.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net6.0-macos was computed.  net6.0-tvos was computed.  net6.0-windows was computed.  net7.0 is compatible.  net7.0-android was computed.  net7.0-ios was computed.  net7.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net7.0-macos was computed.  net7.0-tvos was computed.  net7.0-windows was computed.  net8.0 was computed.  net8.0-android was computed.  net8.0-browser was computed.  net8.0-ios was computed.  net8.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net8.0-macos was computed.  net8.0-tvos was computed.  net8.0-windows was computed. 
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Entity Framework Core (SQL Server) features for international standards as adopted by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). This may include country codes, language codes, currency codes and more.

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0.5.0 225 12/5/2023
0.4.0 245 1/3/2023

Version 0.4.0
- Added Entity Framework Core features for value converters and model builders.
- ISO 3166: Breaking change; Iso3166AlphaMode moved from JSON package to main package.
- ISO 3166: Country codes are now generated from the data from the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (Online Browsing Platform), some field names may have changed. Properties "Independent" and official full names and short names in some languages added.
- ISO 639, 3166, 4217: Comparers added.
- ISO 639, 3166, 4217: Added ToModel method for retrieving the full model of an ISO code.
- ISO 639, 3166, 4217: Added TryTo[ISO] method for attempting to convert a string to its ISO code equivalent, without throwing an exception if it fails.
- ISO 8601: Added ISO 8601 date and time value types, including EFCore and JSON converters.
- If .NET 6.0 use official .NET 6.0 packages, if .NET 7.0 use official .NET 7.0 packages.
Version 0.3.0
- ISO 639: Fixed bug; if an unassigned Part of ISO 639 was requested, an exception was thrown that said it was deprecated.
- ISO 639: Implemented stub for conversion from string to ISO 639 code.
- ISO 3166: Improved documentation.
- ISO 4217: Added ISO 4217 currency codes.
- ISO 4217/IO: Added ISO 4217 Input/Output for importing currency codes from authority.
- ISO 4217/JSON: Added ISO 4217 (de)serialization.
Version 0.2.0
- ISO 639: Added ISO 639 language codes.
- ISO 639/IO: Added ISO 639 Input/Output for importing Code Tables from authority.
- ISO 639/JSON: Added ISO 639 (de)serialization.
- ISO 3166/JSON: Support for reading (in addition to writing) ISO 3166 numeric code as string.
- Added support for .NET 7.0 .
Version 0.1.0
- ISO 3166: Added ISO 3166 country codes.
- ISO 3166/JSON: Added ISO 3166 (de)serialization.