Syncfusion Project Templates

28 Jun 20213 minutes to read

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

IMPORTANT

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

Create Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC (Essential JS 2) Application

The following steps help you to create the Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC (Essential JS 2) Web Application through the Visual Studio Project Template:

Before use the Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC Project Template, check whether the ASP.NET MVC Extensions - Syncfusion installed or not in Visual Studio Extension Manager by clicking on the Tools -> Extensions and Updates -> Installed for Visual Studio 2017 or lower and for Visual Studio 2019 by clicking on the Extensions -> Manage Extensions -> Installed.

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

    Option 1:
    Click Syncfusion Menu and choose Essential Studio for ASP.NET MVC (EJ2) > Create New Syncfusion Project… in Visual Studio.

    Choose Syncfusion Essential JS 2 ASP.NET MVC Web Application from Visual Studio new project dialog via Syncfusion Menu

    NOTE

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

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

    Choose Syncfusion Essential JS 2 ASP.NET MVC Web Application from Visual Studio new project dialog

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

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

Project Configurations:

Target MVC Version: Select the version of ASP.NET MVC Project, either MVC5 or MVC4.

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

NOTE

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

Theme Selection: Choose the required Theme.

Syncfusion Essential JS 2 ASP.NET MVC project configuration wizard

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

    Required Syncfusion Scripts and Themes added to the Syncfusion Essential JS 2 ASP.NET MVC project

  2. Required Syncfusion NuGet packages, Scripts and CSS have been added to the project.

    Required Syncfusion NuGet packages added to the Syncfusion Essential JS 2 ASP.NET MVC project

    Required Syncfusion Scripts and Themes added to the Syncfusion Essential JS 2 ASP.NET MVC project

  3. Then, Syncfusion licensing registration required message box will be shown as follow, if you are installed the trial setup or NuGet packages since Syncfusion introduced the licensing system from 2018 Volume 2 (v16.2.0.41) Essential Studio release. Please 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 registration information for Syncfusion Essential JS 2 ASP.NET MVC project