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Syncfusion provides the Visual Studio Project Templates for the Syncfusion ASP.NET Core platform to create the Syncfusion ASP.NET Core Web Application using Essential JS 2 components.

IMPORTANT

The Syncfusion ASP.NET Core (Essential JS 2) project templates are available from v16.2.0.41.

The following steps is used to create the Syncfusion ASP.NET Core (Essential JS 2) Web Application through the Visual Studio Project Template.

  1. To create the Syncfusion ASP.NET Core (Essential JS 2) project, follow either one of the options below:

    Option 1

    Click Syncfusion Menu and choose Essential Studio for ASP.NET Core (EJ2) > Create New Syncfusion Project… in Visual Studio.

    new project

    In Visual Studio 2019, Syncfusion menu is available under Extension in Visual Studio menu.

    Option 2

    Choose File > New > Project and navigate to Syncfusion > .NET Core > Syncfusion ASP.NET Core (Essential JS 2) Web Application in Visual Studio.

    syncfusion template

  2. Name the Project, choose the destination location, and set the .NET Framework of the project, and then click OK. The Project Configuration Wizard appears.

    Minimum target Framework is 4.5 for Syncfusion ASP.NET Core (Essential JS 2) Project Templates.

  3. Choose the options to configure the Syncfusion ASP.NET Core (Essential JS 2) Application in the following Project Configuration dialog.

    project configuration

    Project configurations

    Project Type .NET Core Version Themes Assets From
    Blazor (server-side, ASP.NET Core hosted, client-side) 3.0 Preview 5 Material, Fabric, Bootstrap, Bootstrap 4, High Contrast CDN
    Web Application (Model-View-Controller) 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, and 3.0 Preview 5 Material, Fabric, Bootstrap, High Contrast CND, NPM, Installed Location
    Angular 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, and 3.0 Preview 5 Material, Fabric, Bootstrap, Bootstrap 4, High Contrast CDN, NPM
    React 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, and 3.0 Preview 5 Material, Fabric, Bootstrap, Bootstrap 4, High Contrast CDN, NPM

    The Syncfusion ASP.NET Core (Essential JS 2) Project Template provides Blazor, Angular, and React project templates support from v17.1.0.47.

    .NET Core Version: Select the version of ASP.NET Core Project.

    .net core version

    The ASP.NET Core version 2.2 and 3.0 option will be listed only when the latest .NET Core 3.0 setup has been installed.

    Assets From: Load the Syncfusion Essential JS 2 assets to ASP.NET Core Project, either NPM, CDN, or Installed Location.

    Installed location option will be available only when the Syncfusion Essential JavaScript 2 setup has been installed.

    Theme Selection: Themes will be listed out based on the selected project type and choose the required theme from the available list.

    theme selection

  4. Click Create, the Syncfusion ASP.NET Core (Essential JS 2) Application has been created.

  5. The required Syncfusion NuGet/NPM packages, Scripts, and CSS have been added to the Project.

    Blazor (server-side, ASP.NET Core hosted, client-side):

    NuGet: Syncfusion.EJ2.AspNet.Core.RazorComponents NuGet package will be installed for all the Blazor projects.

    Scripts/Styles: Scripts and CSS entries will be added in _Host.cshtml or index.html based on the Blazor project types.

    Web Application (Model-View-Controller):

    NuGet: Syncfusion.EJ2.AspNet.Core NuGet package will be installed. Scripts/Styles: Scripts and CSS entries will be added in _Layout.cshtml.

    Angular:

    NPM: All the Syncfusion Angular NPM packages entries will be added in package.json, it will automatically restore while build the application or save the package.json file before compile the project.

    Styles: CSS entries will be added in _Layout.cshtml or index.html based on the selected .NET Core version. React

    NPM: All the Syncfusion React NPM packages entries will be added in package.json, it will automatically restore while build the application or save the package.json file before compile the project.

    Styles: CSS entries will be added in _Layout.cshtml or index.html based on the selected project .Net Core version.

    nuget package

    css refernce

  6. Then, Syncfusion licensing registration required message box will be shown, if you installed the trial setup or NuGet packages since Syncfusion introduced the licensing system from 2018 Volume 2 (v16.2.0.41) Essential Studio release. Navigate to the help topic, which is shown in the licensing message box to generate and register the Syncfusion license key to your project. Refer to this blog post for understanding the licensing changes introduced in Essential Studio.

    syncfusion license