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External Assembly for Controllers...

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 24, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

I am just learning MVC, so bear with me.

I would like to have a project that contains all of my Controller logic. I'm not concerned with using Areas, as these are still maintained within the same project. 

Consider this scenario:

I have multiple sites/apps that require the exact same interaction in regards to a particular area, say CRUD ops on a user account. I do not want to create all of the controller logic for one site/app, recreate it again for the next, and make sure that I keep all maintenance to each in sync. I would prefer to keep the controllers in a separate project and reference them from the appropriate site.

I know someone will say that the controller logic is a lot of times specific to the application (as I've read elsewhere), but let's just say that it is guaranteed to be the same. I want to focus on the "how" and not the "why".

So far, I've created a class library project with the appropriate references for accessing System.Web.Mvc. How do I proceed with the routing configuration for this? Is this idea even possible? I read a few older articles that were written when Areas were first being introduced that said to create separate projects for them. Is this idea similar to that?

Thanks for your time and noob tolerance.

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