4.1.3 Differences from standard Controllers
There is not much difference between a standard Extbase plugin "Action Controller" and a Flux-enabled controller. The hint lies in the name "-enabled" which means a Flux-enabled controller is simply an extended controller with a few added behaviors:
- A Provider is resolved by Flux and made available in the controller.
- The View class is different; allowing (ViewHelperVariableContainer-)variables to be read from specific sections.
- Several initialisation methods have been added, allowing for example common template variables to be added.
- Delegation to other controller classes is possible.
- It is not needed to define a plugin which is allowed to execute each controller action - all
*****Actionmethods can be called.
Other than these additions this type of controller class is a standard controller: it supports arguments, property mapping, validation, errorAction, redirection etc. just like all other controller types.