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DnnWebViewPage and @Html.DevExtreme() helper

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    I want to use DevExtreme control in DotNetNuke MVC module.
    View in DNN MVC module inherits from DotNetNuke.Web.Mvc.Framework.DnnWebViewPage<someModel>
    To use DevExtreme I comment this inheritance and gave: @using DevExtreme.AspNet.Mvc to make a proper ref to @Html.DevExtreme().
    Problem is that without DnnWebViewPage any @Url.Action() to proper controller action url is damaged.
    Is it possible and how to make a DnnWebViewPage inheritance and even helpers with DevExtreme helper objects ?
    Now I receive error that DotNetNuke.Web.Mvc.Helpers.DnnHtmlHelper does not include definition of DevExtreme (means that @Html.DevExtreme() is unknown).

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      The DNN bits are always going to be necessary. I haven't personally integrated a toolset like DevExtreme into DNN in a long time, as we've been mostly pure SPA in recent years (with some web forms). However, it could be possible. The problem with MVC-based tools like this is that DNN itself has sort of wrapped the ASP.NET MVC API.

      This means that some things will not be possible, others will require a workaround, others might require one or more wrapper classes to help route logic, and so on. You might find yourself having to figure this out through trial and error.

      Maybe someone else who has done this before will read this message and chime in. I'll also post about it in the community Slack to see if I can pull in anyone from there to respond to you. :)

      New Around Here

        Hi Will
        Ok I made import of DevExtreme.AspNet.Mvc but when View inherits from DotNetNuke.Web.Mvc.Framework.DnnWebViewPage there is a confusion and @Html helper is autmaticaly reference from DnnWebViewPage not from DevExtreme and that why I think is error message that tells about problem to find @Html.DevExtreme().
        Is it any way to use DevExtreme() helper not from DNNWebViewPage ?
        Maybe via full path ?
        Maybe to make somehow the instance of helper ?
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