Effectively use Mapstruct and Lombok's builder

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Willem Cheizoo

Since Mapstruct version 1.3.0.Final is out, we are able to better integrate with Lombok Builder pattern. Mapstruct is a library that takes away a lot of boilerplate code for mapping between POJO’s. With Mapstruct there is no need for implementing the real mapping itself.

With Lombok we can use a Builder pattern and mark an object as a Value(Object). It will result in an immutable object. This blog post shows how we can use Mapstruct to use the Builder pattern of Lombok.

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