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C# ASP.NET MVC Basics Controllers Creating a Controller

Creating a Controller

Challenge Task 1 of 2

In VideoGamesController.cs create an ASP.NET MVC controller class named VideoGamesController inside the Treehouse.Controllers namespace.

VideoGamesController.cs
using System.Web.Mvc;

namespace Treehouse.Controllers
{
    public class VideoGamesController : Controller
    {
        public ActionResult Detail()
        {
            return new ActionResult()
            {
                Content =  "Welcome to the Video Game Detail page!";
            }

        }
    }
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,670 Points

It looks like you're getting too fancy.

For task 1 you only need to construct an empty class for the new controller. Unless you've passed task 1 before, how would you know what to put in it, anyway?

Then for task 2 the instructions do say to create a method named Detail, but what they ask for is one that simply returns a string, not an ActionResult object.