Should MVC error handling be simpler?

Topics: ASP.NET MVC
Jun 6, 2012 at 1:33 AM

After struggling to handle 500 and 404 errors consistently in MVC3, I came across the following page:

http://secretgeek.net/custom_errors_mvc.asp

Two questions:

  • Why is error handling in MVC3 so complicated and
  • Should it be made simpler?