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C# ASP.NET MVC Basics Views Displaying a List of Values

Displaying a List of Values with Razor

Using the Razor syntax, write the characters string array variable value to the view within the provided <ul> element.

Use a foreach loop to render each characters string array value within its own <li> element. Name your loop value variable character. Be sure to remove the placeholder <!-- characters --> HTML comments.

I did that, but I got an error. Here's the link to the challenge: https://teamtreehouse.com/library/aspnet-mvc-basics/views/displaying-a-list-of-values

Detail.cshtml
@{
    Layout = null;

    var title = "Super Mario 64";
    var description = "Super Mario 64 is a 1996 platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64.";
    var characters = new string[]
    {
        "Mario",
        "Princess Peach",
        "Bowser",
        "Toad",
        "Yoshi"
    };
}

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html>
<head>
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width" />
    <title>Video Game Detail</title>
</head>
<body>
    <div>
        <h1>@title</h1>

        <h5>Description:</h5>
        <div>@description</div>

        <h5>Characters:</h5>
        <div>
            <ul>
                @foreach(var character in characters)
                  {
                    <li>@characters</li>
                  }
            </ul>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,991 Points

The loop variable is "character" (singular) but the variable being rendered inside the list items is "characters" (plural).

HIDAYATULLAH ARGHANDABI
HIDAYATULLAH ARGHANDABI
21,058 Points

The character need to be signle not the character because it is relating to characters form the string