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ASP.NET MVC Beta The type name System.Web.Mvc.IController, System.Web.Mvc could not be located

If you haven't heard by now the ASP.NET MVC Beta has been released and is available for download. NB: You will need to uninstall Preview 5 before trying to install. Big ups to the team for getting to this stage and the inclusion of jQuery is a very nice addition. Thanks to Derik for a heads up on some of the changes. There are far less breaking changes than previous releases which is great. If you're using a custom Controller Factory to inject the Controller at runtime you might come across this when you try and browse to a page.

The type name System.Web.Mvc.IController, System.Web.Mvc could not be located

Because they have added the System.Web.Mvc, System.Web.Routing & System.Web.Abstractions assemblies to the GAC they aren't copied to the Bin by default. So make sure you right click on System.Web.Mvc , go to Properties and set Copy Local to "true". Basic stuff I know but had me scratching my head for a second or two.

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