.NET 5 will offer everything that you would expect from .NET Core while making it suitable for all web, desktop, mobile, and IoT platform development.
We at Syncfusion also support .NET 5.0 from our 2020 Volume 4 release onward to help developers keep up with the latest innovations in creating web and desktop apps. As part of this support, Syncfusion Visual Studio extensions can now create .NET 5.0 applications, perform project conversions and migrations to .NET 5.0, and add the references necessary for .NET 5.0 projects.
Syncfusion provides Visual Studio extension support for .NET 5.0 in the following platforms:
Installing the Syncfusion Visual Studio extensions
Syncfusion Visual Studio extensions can be installed from Visual Studio Marketplace or the Essential Studio setup. To install the extensions from Visual Studio Marketplace, refer to this blog.
After installing the Syncfusion extensions, you can use them to easily create, convert, and migrate an application from one version to another, and also add Syncfusion references to the project.
Create a project with .NET 5.0
You can create Blazor, ASP.NET Core, WPF, and WinForms projects with Syncfusion components using the Syncfusion VS extensions. While creating the application, you have to choose the .NET 5.0 option to create the application with Syncfusion components and in .NET 5.0.
Blazor Template Studio
The Blazor Template Studio extension for Visual Studio creates Blazor applications using prebuilt templates with Syncfusion Blazor components. This is now available with .NET 5.0 support.
To use it, select .NET 5.0 as the version in the Configuration section, as shown in the following screenshot.
Visual Studio Code project template
Syncfusion Visual Studio Code extensions are also now available with .NET 5.0 support.
To use them, select the .NET 5.0 option as shown in the following screenshot.
ASP.NET Core project template
The ASP.NET Core project template extension for Visual Studio allow you to create ASP.NET Core applications by using prebuilt templates with .NET 5.0 and Syncfusion components.
To use it, select ASP.NET Core 5.0 from the drop-down menu as shown in the following screenshot.
WPF and WinForms project templates
The WPF project template and WinForms project template extensions for Visual Studio allow you to create Syncfusion WPF and WinForms applications by using prebuilt templates with .NET 5.0 and Syncfusion components.
You can use the Syncfusion Reference Manager to add the Syncfusion assemblies or NuGet packages as references in a .NET 5.0 WPF or WinForms application. Also, the Syncfusion Item Template extension supports .NET 5.0 applications.
Syncfusion offers more than 1,600 components and frameworks for WinForms, WPF, ASP.NET
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