To start using the Dapper.Contrib in your application, you will need to install the Dapper.Contrib NuGet package.
Let's open the Visual Studio and create a new project.
Select the Create a new project option.
Choose C# as language, Windows as a platform, and Console as the project type. In the template pane, select Console Application and click the Next button.
Enter the project name, you can change the location and solution name, but we will leave it as is and click on the Next button.
On the Additional Information dialog, select the target framework and then click on the Create button.
You can see a new console application project is created. Now to install a Dapper.Contrib, right-click on the project in Solution Explorer, and select Manage NuGet Packages...
Select the Browse tab and search for Dapper.Contrib and install the latest version by pressing the Install button.
Once Dapper.Contrib has been successfully installed. We also need to install the System.Data.SqlClient NuGet package.
You are now ready to start your application.