Installing ASP.NET 5

When we install the Visual Studio Community 2015 edition, ASP.NET 5 will be installed by default. As the ASP.NET Core application runs on top of ASP.NET 5, we need to install ASP.NET 5. There are a couple of ways to install ASP.NET 5:

  • Get ASP.NET 5 from

    Installing ASP.NET 5

  • Another option is to install from the New Project template in Visual Studio

This option is a bit easier as you don't need to search and install.

The following are the detailed steps:

  1. Create a new project by selecting File | New | Project or using the shortcut Ctrl + Shift + N:

  2. Select ASP.NET Web Application and enter the project name and click on OK:

  3. The following ...

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