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

Displaying a List 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.

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>*@artist</li>
              }
            </ul>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
221,902 Points

It looks like you have two issues:

  • the loop variable name is "character", not "artist"
  • there should be no asterisk ("*") before the at-sign ("@")