Web Dashboard - ASP.NET Core 2 (v18.1)

Last year we introduced the DevExpress Web Dashboard for ASP.NET Core as a CTP. Now with our upcoming release (v18.1), we're officially releasing our Web Dashboard for ASP.NET Core 2!

This update allows you to host your ASP.NET Core Dashboard app on both .NET Framework 4.6.1 (or higher) and the cross-platform .NET Core framework too.

.NET Full & Core

When running in environments that support the full .NET Framework, DevExpress Web Dashboard will support the same features and capabilities as it’s classic MVC Web Dashboard counterpart.

Two Limitations

When running your app on the .NET Core Framework, the following features will be unavailable:

  • Export
  • Connecting to MS OLAP service natively. You can still connect to MS OLAP via XMLA

With the exception of these two features, all the functionality you’ve come to expect from the DevExpress ASP.NET MVC Dashboard will be available in our ASP.NET Core Dashboard control (That’s right – you can run your Dashboard on Linux and Mac PCs with ease). We’ve done our very best to rework the Dashboard’s API and configuration options to mirror those of ASP.NET Core.

Getting started

To get started and create your first ASP.NET Core project, you can either use our Visual Studio template or our command line template (for Mac and Linux). We've also prepared documentation to help you get started using the DevExpress Web Dashboard in ASP.NET Core:

Create an ASP.NET Core Designer application

Join the Webinar

Sign up for our upcoming “New in v18.1 - Dashboards, Reporting, Analytics” webinar where you’ll have a chance to see all the new Dashboard v18.1 items demonstrated live and ask any questions about our offerings.

Join the webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4835335869640131586

Like it?

If you're an ASP.NET developer with an active DevExpress Universal Subscription then download our v18.1 beta release today (final release coming soon).

We'd love to hear your feedback about the our Web Dashboard in ASP.NET Core. Drop me a line below, thanks

Email: mharry@devexpress.com

Twitter: @mehulharry

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Mo cisse
Mo cisse

Wow.This is great!

8 May 2018
Curtis Poston
Curtis Poston

I'm surprised that export will be missing from this release. That seems like a required feature to me (obviously I'm biased). I had been re-writing our current project using the current beta and have been very happy with how everything was shaping up, but sounds like we'll have to wait until hopefully export is added in the future (if you're able to confirm/deny that, it would be helpful, but I can understand not being able to).

Thanks for the great job on everything else!

8 May 2018
Andrey (DevExpress)
Andrey (DevExpress)

Hi Curtis,

I totally agree with you that the export functionality is important for Dashboards.

Let me note that the export is not available for your ASP.NET Core dashboard app only when you run it under .NET Core framework.

With full .NET Framework 4.6.1+, everything is exported correctly.

I assure you that we are working on internal refactoring of our exporting code. We are planning to eliminate internal dependencies to .NET Core incompatible classes and overcome .NET Core export limitations. However, I cannot currently give you time frames.

Best regards,


15 May 2018

Hi Andrey

Sounds like you have a solution for .Net Core to have "export" feature  working. Could you please share this workaround?



24 October 2018
Dashboard & Data Visualization Blog

Great news for web developers: with v18.2, our Dashboards are first-class citizens of your world, taking full advantage of modules and packages and providing definitions for those of you who prefer TypeScript.

28 May 2019

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