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C# ASP.NET MVC Basics Modeling and Presenting Data Using Strongly Typed Views

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Update the Detail.cshtml view to be a strongly typed view. Add a model directive to strongly type the view using the Treehouse.Models.VideoGame data model type. Replace the ViewBag Title, Description, and Characters property references with the respective Model properties.

Where did i get wrong??

VideoGamesController.cs
using System.Web.Mvc;
using Treehouse.Models;

namespace Treehouse.Controllers
{
    public class VideoGamesController : Controller
    {
        public ActionResult Detail()
        {
            var videoGame = new VideoGame()
            {
                Title = "Super Mario 64",
                Description = "Super Mario 64 is a 1996 platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64.",
                Characters = new string[]
                {
                    "Mario",
                    "Princess Peach",
                    "Bowser",
                    "Toad",
                    "Yoshi"
                }
            };

            return View(videoGame);
        }
    }
}
Detail.cshtml
@model Treehouse.Models.VideoGame
@{
    ViewBag.PageTitle = "Video Game Detail";
}

<h1>@Model.Title</h1>


<div>@Model.Description</div>

<h5>Characters: @Model.Characters</h5>
<div>
    <ul>

        @foreach (var character in Model.Characters)
        {
            <li>@character</li>
        }
    </ul>
</div>
VideoGame.cs
namespace Treehouse.Models
{
    // Don't make any changes to this class!
    public class VideoGame
    {
        public int Id { get; set; }
        public string Title { get; set; }
        public string Description { get; set; }
        public string[] Characters { get; set; }
        public string Publisher { get; set; }

        public string DisplayText
        {
            get
            {
                return Title + " (" + Publisher + ")";
            }
        }
    }
}

4 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,136 Points

It looks like you did a little bit too much.

The <h5> headers were originally plain text, with no Viewbag references. But you removed one and added a Model property to the other, neither of which was asked for by the challenge.

still i get an error message

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,136 Points

Be sure both h5 tags are back to their original state. One was missing entirely, the other was modified.

@model Treehouse.Models.VideoGame

@{ Model.DisplayText = "Video Game Detail"; }

<h1>@Model.Title</h1>

<h5>Description:</h5> <div>@Model.Description</div>

<h5>Characters:</h5> <div> <ul> @foreach (var character in Model.Characters) { <li>@character</li> } </ul> </div>

Did you remove the 'ViewBag.Title' property assignment to 'Video Game Detail'?

i dnt get this now

now i got the answer.. thank you @Steven Parker