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C# ASP.NET MVC Basics Controllers Creating a Controller

Akram Shenoda
Akram Shenoda
1,392 Points

The type or namespace name `system' could not be found?

im trying to create class name VideoGamecontroller by it didnt work and gives me this error "The type or namespace name `system' could not be found", whats did i missed?

using System.Web.Mvc;

namespace Treehouse.Controllers
     class VideoGameController : system.web.mvc.controller


1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
220,634 Points

It looks like you have a few issues:

  • C# is case-sensitive, something defined using upper case will not be recognized if spelled in lower case
  • you wrote "VideoGameController", but the challenge asked you to create "VideoGamesController" (with an "s")
  • you forgot to give your class the public access specifier
  • since you have the using directive, you can abbreviate System.Web.Mvc.Controller to simply Controller