Setting up ASP.NET Core in Visual Studio 2017 with npm, webpack, and TypeScript: Part I


The CLI moved into a separate package: webpack-cli.
Please install ‘webpack-cli’ in addition to webpack itself to use the CLI.
-> When using npm: npm install webpack-cli -D
-> When using yarn: yarn add webpack-cli -D


(Make sure you deleted the bundle.js file to ensure your task runner is executing correctly)

If you configure the TASK RUNNER EXPLORER and you do NOT get your files in the DIST FOLDER…
Make sure that Visual Studio is using the global installed version of npm not it’s local.
In filter box type: External Web Tools

Move $(PATH) to the top of the list in the Locations of External tool


npm install jquery –save

Adding JQuery typings

Install d3 via npm then typings

npm install –save d3

npm install –save @types/d3