Convert Project

Syncfusion project conversion is a Visual Studio add-in that converts an existing ASP.NET Core application into the Syncfusion ASP.NET Core (Essential JS 1) Web application by adding the required assemblies and resource files.

IMPORTANT

The Syncfusion ASP.NET Core Web Application Project Conversion utility is available from v15.2.0.40.

The following steps help you use the Syncfusion Project conversion in the existing ASP.NET Core Web Application:

  1. Open an existing Microsoft ASP.NET Core Web Application or create a new Microsoft ASP.NET Core Web Application.

  2. Open the conversion dialog by either one of the options below:

    Option 1
    Click Syncfusion Menu and choose Essential Studio for ASP.NET Core (EJ1) > Convert to Syncfusion ASP.NET Core Application… in Visual Studio.

    Syncfusion Essential JS 1 ASP.NET Core Project Conversion via Syncfusion menu

    NOTE

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

    Option 2
    Right-click the Project from Solution Explorer, select Syncfusion Essential JS 1, and choose Convert to Syncfusion ASP.NET Core (Essential JS 1) Application… Refer to the following screenshot for more information.

    Syncfusion Essential JS 1 ASP.NET Core Project Conversion add-in

  3. Project Conversion wizard opens to configure the project.

    Syncfusion Essential JS 1 ASP.NET Core Project Conversion wizard

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

    Theme Selection: The master page of project will be updated based on selected theme. The Theme Preview section shows the controls preview before convert into a Syncfusion project.

    Choose the required Themes for Syncfusion Essential JS 1 ASP.NET Core project

    Copy Global Resources: If choose Copy Global Resources option, the Syncfusion localization culture files will be shipped to project from Installed Location.

    Choose Copy Global Resources to ship the localization culture files for ASP.NET Core project

    Components: Choose the required Syncfusion controls.

    Choose the required controls

  4. The Project Backup dialog will appear when click the Convert button. In the dialog, if click Yes, it will backup the current project before converting into Syncfusion project. If click No, it will convert the project to Syncfusion project without backup.

    Select the required components from the Components selection in the Syncfusion ASP.NET Core Project Conversion Wizard

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

    Required Syncfusion Essential JS 1 ASP.NET Core NuGet packages

    Required Syncfusion Essential JS 1 ASP.NET Core themes and scripts