Ember Views and Associated Controller

I have a Navigation Bar view that hand menus that required handling some actions.  Some of these actions require accessing other controllers which means I have to use ‘needs’ in my own controller.

Using ember cli, I was able to generate the template with

the view with

and the controller with

 

I thought it would all get wired magically but it didn’t.  I tried adding

to the view but that threw an exception:

The work around with looking up the controller and setting it in the init function like this: