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Getting started with ASP.NET Core Chart control

25 Oct 2021 / 2 minutes to read

Starting with v16.2.0.x, if you reference Syncfusion assemblies from trial setup or from the NuGet feed, you also have to include a license key in your projects. Please refer to this link to know about registering Syncfusion license key in your ASP.NET Core application to use our components.

Prerequisites

To get start with ASP.NET Core application, need to ensure the following software to be installed on the machine.

  • Visual Studio 2017
  • DotNet Core 2.0

Setup ASP.NET Core application with Essential JS 2 for ASP.NET Core

The following steps to create ASP.NET Core Application.

Step 1: Create ASP.NET Core Web Application with default template project in Visual Studio 2017.

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Step 2: Once your project created. We need to add Syncfusion EJ2 package into your application by using Nugget Package Manager.

Open the nuGet package manager.

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Install the Syncfusion.EJ2 package to the application

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After Installation complete this will included in the project. You can refer it from the Project Assembly Reference.

We need to install NewtonSoft.JSON as dependency since it Syncfusion.EJ2 dependent to NewtonSoft.JSON package.

Step 3: Open the Views/_ViewImports.cshtml to import Syncfusion.EJ2 package.

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@addTagHelper *, Syncfusion.EJ2

Step 4: Add client side resource through CDN or local package in the layout page Views/Shared/_Layout.cshtml.

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<head>
@* Syncfusion Essential JS 2 Styles *@
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/material.css" />

@* Syncfusion Essential JS 2 Scripts *@
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js"></script>
</head>

Step 5: Adding Script Manager in layout page Views/Shared/_Layout.cshtml.

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<body>
@RenderBody()
@RenderSection("Scripts", required: false)
<ejs-scripts></ejs-scripts>
</body>

Adding component to the Application

  • Now open your view page to render our Syncfusion components.
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<ejs-chart id="container"></ejs-chart>

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You can refer to our ASP.NET Core Charts feature tour page for its groundbreaking feature representations. You can also explore our ASP.NET Core Charts example that shows various chart types and how to represent time-dependent data, showing trends in data at equal intervals.