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C# ASP.NET MVC Basics Controllers Overview of URL Routing

Dmitri Mikhalev
Dmitri Mikhalev
2,717 Points

Program.cs, URL's, ComicBooksController.cs and so on

Hi there,

So I am on the video (Overview on URL-routing (Asp.net) and things don't really look the same for me all the time in Visual Studio, since some years have passed and I have a newer version and whatnot.. anyway, I'm fine with that...

but when I try to run the page, as in the video, I am unable to. Instead, I get to a page that says "Hello World!"..

so I've looked around, and I see this "program.cs" file in my project directory, that looks like this inside:

var builder = WebApplication.CreateBuilder(args);
var app = builder.Build();

app.MapGet("/", () => "Hello World!");

app.Run();

if I remove the stuff in it, I get a build error. (something about no Main method in that file)

and if I don't, I can't seem to be able to follow along the video here.

What should I do about it? Remove it alltogether?

Best regards, Dmitri