Chapter 13. Organization with areas


This chapter covers
  • Organizing large applications with areas
  • Creating links between areas
  • Managing global, area-agnostic content
  • Managing links and URLs


As ASP.NET MVC websites become larger and more complex, the number of controllers inevitably grows. With a large number of controllers, you’ll start to notice many controllers that might logically belong together as a group. You might have administration sections of your application, product catalog sections, customer-care sections, shopping cart and ordering sections, and so on. Each of these application areas will likely share nothing more than perhaps a common logon widget or a layout, but each application area probably has quite a lot of functionality ...

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