Accessing Form Data Into the Controller Using the Request Object in ASP.NET MVC

Accessing form data inside a controller is a very common scenario.

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Steps required to do:

  • Create a controller with Get and Post methods
  • Inside the HttpPost action method access the form data values using the Request object
  • Create a Create.cshtml View file with a form using Html.BeginForm
  • Create a breakpoint and check the form values

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