Storing application properties

One advantage of a controller is storing properties. Controllers have properties that are stored in the application, which is unlike the model where properties are saved to the server. In this recipe, we'll take a look at a few different types of properties and how they can be displayed in a template.

How to do it...

  1. In a new application, run the following command:
    $ ember g controller application

    In this application, we'll be using the application controller to store all our properties.

  2. Update the application controller to add a new action and a few properties:
    // app/controllers/application.js import Ember from 'ember'; export default Ember.Controller.extend({ prop2: 'test', prop3: true, actions: { enter(val){ alert(this.get('prop1')); ...

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