This article provides a step-by-step introduction to configure Essential JS 2 setup and build a simple .NET Core web application with Razor pages using Visual Studio 2017.
Starting with v16.2.0.x, if you reference to Syncfusion assemblies from trial setup or NuGet feed, you should include a license key in your projects. Refer to this link to learn about registering Syncfusion license key in your ASP.NET Core application to use the components.
The official prerequisites to create and run an ASP.NET Core 2.x application on Windows environment are described in the .NET Core documentation website.
Choose File > New > Project… in the Visual Studio menu bar.
Select Installed > Visual C# > .NET Core and choose the required .NET Framework in the drop-down.
Select ASP.NET Core Web Application and change the application name and click OK.
The Essential JS 2 supports 4.5+ .NET Framework in the ASP.NET Core application. i.e. The minimum target framework is 4.5 for Syncfusion ASP.NET Core (Essential JS 2).
Choose .NET Core with ASP.NET Core 2.0 and select Web Application, and then click OK. Now, the web application project is created with default ASP.NET Core template.
Syncfusion.EJ2.AspNet.Core NuGet package to the new application by using the Nuget Package Manager. Right-click the project and select Manage NuGet Packages….
Refer to this article to learn more details about installing Essential JS 2 NuGet packages in various OS environment.
Syncfusion.EJ2.AspNet in the Browse tab and install Syncfusion.EJ2.AspNet.Core NuGet package in the application.
The Essential JS 2 package will be included in the project, after the installation process is completed.
~/Pages/_ViewImports.cshtml file and import the
@addTagHelper *, Syncfusion.EJ2
<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>
Add the Essential JS 2 Script Manager at the end of
<body> element in the
~/Pages/_Layout.cshtml layout page.
<body> .... .... <!-- Syncfusion Essential JS 2 ScriptManager --> <ejs-scripts></ejs-scripts> </body>
Now, you can add the Syncfusion Essential JS 2 components in any web page (
cshtml) in the
For example, the calendar component is added to the
<div> <ejs-calendar id="calendar"></ejs-calendar> </div>
Run the application. The Essential JS 2 calendar component will render in the web browser.