“The scenario that areas address is being able to partition your application into discrete areas of functionality. It helps make managing a large application more manageable and allows for creating distinct applets that you can drop into an application” -- Phil Haack read more
Setting up an Area under ASP.NET MVC (beta7) is rather straight forward.
- Apply the [Area(“YourArea”)] attribute to your controller
- Setup your Areas\<YourArea>\Views* folder comparable to normal views
- Configure an “areaRoute” in your Startup.Configure method.
* The following locations are searched for view files:
Note: My HomeController actually resides in a separate PocArea project.