Sample Creator

14 Mar 2019 / 3 minutes to read

Sample Creator is the utility that allows you to create Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC/Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC (Classic) Projects along with the samples based on Controls and Features selection.

Create Syncfusion MVC Project from Sample Creator

The following steps help you to create the Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC Project via the Sample Creator utility.

  1. To launch ASP.NET MVC (Essential JS 1) Sample Creator application, follow either one of the options below:

    Option 1:
    Click Syncfusion Menu and choose Essential Studio for ASP.NET MVC (EJ1) > Launch Sample Creator… in Visual Studio.

    launch the Essential JS 1 ASP.NET MVC Sample Creator via Syncfusion menu

    NOTE

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

    Option 2:
    Launch the Syncfusion Essential Studio Dashboard and select the ASP.NET MVC (Essential JS 1)/ASP.NET MVC (Classic) platform. Select the Sample Creator button to launch the ASP.NET MVC (Essential JS 1) Sample Creator application. Refer to the following screenshot for more information.

    Syncfusion Essential Studio control panel to launch the Essential JS 1 ASP.NET MVC Sample Creator

  2. Syncfusion Sample Creator Wizard displaying the Controls and its Feature Selection section.

    Syncfusion Essential JS 1 ASP.NET MVC Sample Creator Wizard

Controls Selection

Listed here are the Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC controls so you can choose the required controls. And the controls are grouped product wise.

Syncfusion Essential JS 1 ASP.NET MVC Sample Creator Controls Selection

Feature Selection

Based on the controls, the Feature is enabled to choose the features of the corresponding controls.

Syncfusion Essential JS 1 ASP.NET MVC Sample Creator Feature Selection

Project Configuration

You can configure the following project details in the Sample Creator.

  • MVC Version – Choose the required MVC Version.
  • Language – Select the language, either C# or VB.
  • VS Version – Choose the Project version
  • .NET Framework – Choose the .NET Framework version.
  • View Engine – Select either Razor or ASPX. By default, Syncfusion supports only Razor view engine for ASP.NET MVC projects.
  • Compress Style Sheets – Option to compress style sheets.
  • Compress Scripts – Option to compress the scripts.
  • Name – Name your Syncfusion MVC Application.
  • Location – Choose the target location of your project.
  • Theme Selection – Choose the required theme. The Theme Preview section shows the controls preview before create the Syncfusion project.

Syncfusion Essential JS 1 ASP.NET MVC Sample Creator Project Configuration section

When you click the Create button, the new Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC project is created. The following is added in the project:

  • Added the required Controller and View files in the project.

    Required Controller and View files added in the project for selected controls

  • Included the required Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC scripts and themes files.

    Required Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC scripts and themes files added in the project

  • The required Syncfusion assemblies are added for selected controls under Project Reference.

    Required Syncfusion assemblies added in the project for the selected controls

  • Configure the Web.Config file by adding the Syncfusion reference assemblies.

    Required Syncfusion assemblies configured in Web.config file for the selected controls

  • Once the project is created you can open the project by clicking the Yes button. Refer the following screenshot for more information.

    The project successfully created using Syncfusion Essential JS 1 ASP.NET MVC Sample Creator