Integrate Angular 5 With Visual Studio 2017

As of now there is no direct template for Angular5 available in Visual Studio 2017.

Go to below link and click on download button.

https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=RebaiHamidaTrabelsi.Angular5TemplateCore2

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Once it is downloaded close the all the instances of the Visual Studio and install the template.

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If installation file finds any open Visual Studio instances it will stop the installation and ask us to click on “EndTask”, by clicking , it will close the all the instances of Visual Studio.

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Once after closing the VS instances it continues to install the template.

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Once it completes the installation click on Close button.

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Now open Visual Studio 2017, go to New->Project

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Select Visual C# in left menu and select “Angular5TF” template. It should be available by now since we installed this template in a previous step.

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Select the project location, project name and solution name, click “OK” button, it will create a Angular 5 with .net core 2.0 project solution.

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Build the solution and run the application by pressing F5. We may get the below error if “vendor-manifest.json” file is missing from /ClientApp/dist folder.

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It’s available in below github location.

https://github.com/satyainumarthi/Angular5AspNetCore2/tree/master/Angular5Core2/ClientApp/dist

Download vendor-manifest.json file .

open ClientApp/dist folder. It looks like one in below

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Paste the copied file in this location, now it should contain that file as shown below.


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Now run the application, if we see the below screen up and running with Angular 5 and .net core 2.0, it means initial setup has done properly and we can start our implementation from this boiler plate.

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