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Getting Started

26 Nov 2021 / 2 minutes to read

You can explore some useful features in the Maps component using the following video.


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

  1. .Net Framework 4.5 and above.
  3. Visual Studio

Preparing ASP.NET MVC application

The following steps to create ASP.NET MVC Application.

Step 1: Create ASP.NET MVC Application with default template project in Visual Studio.

Default Template

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

Open the NuGet package manager.

Solution Explorer

Install the Syncfusion.EJ2.MVC4 package to the application.

Nuget Demo

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

Note: We need to install NewtonSoft.JSON as a dependency, since Syncfusion.EJ2 dependent to NewtonSoft.JSON package.

Step 3: Add Syncfusion.EJ2 namespace reference in Web.Config.

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<add namespace="Syncfusion.EJ2"/>
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    <add assembly="Syncfusion.EJ2, Version=15.3400.0.27, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31BF3856AD364E35"  />

Step 4: Add client side resources through CDN or local package in the layout page _Layout.cshtml.

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@* Syncfusion Essential JS 2 Scripts *@
<script src=""></script>

Step 5: Add Script Manager and namespace in layout page _Layout.cshtml.

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@using Syncfusion.EJ2;

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Step 6: Now, we can add Syncfusion Essential JS 2 for ASP.Net Core components in any page you want.

We are going to render Maps component in Index.cshtml page.

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<h2> Essential JS 2 for ASP.NET MVC Maps </h2>

 @Html.EJS().Maps("container").Layers(layer => { layer.ShapeData(ViewBag.shapeData).Add(); }).Render();