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using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
using Microsoft.AspNetCore.Http;
using Microsoft.AspNetCore.Mvc;
using Microsoft.AspNetCore.Mvc.Abstractions;
using Microsoft.AspNetCore.Mvc.ModelBinding;
using Microsoft.AspNetCore.Mvc.Razor;
using Microsoft.AspNetCore.Mvc.Rendering;
using Microsoft.AspNetCore.Mvc.ViewFeatures;
using Microsoft.AspNetCore.Routing;
public interface IViewRenderService
Task<string> RenderToStringAsync(string viewName, object model);
public class ViewRenderService : IViewRenderService
private readonly IRazorViewEngine razorViewEngine;
private readonly ITempDataProvider tempDataProvider;
private readonly IServiceProvider serviceProvider;
public ViewRenderService(
IRazorViewEngine razorViewEngine,
ITempDataProvider tempDataProvider,
IServiceProvider serviceProvider)
this.razorViewEngine = razorViewEngine;
this.tempDataProvider = tempDataProvider;
this.serviceProvider = serviceProvider;
public async Task<string> RenderToStringAsync(string viewName, object model)
var httpContext = new DefaultHttpContext { RequestServices = this.serviceProvider };
var actionContext = new ActionContext(httpContext, new RouteData(), new ActionDescriptor());
using (var sw = new StringWriter())
var viewResult = this.razorViewEngine.GetView(null, viewName, false);
if (viewResult.View == null)
throw new ArgumentNullException($"{viewName} does not match any available view");
var viewDictionary =
new ViewDataDictionary(
new EmptyModelMetadataProvider(),
new ModelStateDictionary()) { Model = model };
var viewContext = new ViewContext(
new TempDataDictionary(actionContext.HttpContext, this.tempDataProvider),
new HtmlHelperOptions());
await viewResult.View.RenderAsync(viewContext);
return sw.ToString();
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