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I hope this is the right place to post this, it's more a question on MVC for plugin development.

I'm developing a plugin to extend SproutForms to add users to Campaign Monitor lists. So far I've got the interface where the user can submit their API key and List ID. I then use these to pull in information about the list and add it to the db in pluginname_forms.

Now, I also want to pull in the custom fields for that list and store them in the pluginname_formFields table.

From an MVC point of view, should I keep this in the service that deals with the list data or create a new service which deals with the custom fields data?

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Well, it looks like Sprout Forms itself prefers separate services for everything (they'd be some big services if they weren't,) but Craft does bundle closely-related things together sometimes - FieldsService deals with both fields and groups, TagsService with both tags and tag groups for example.

Personally I just look at how much code there is, if I start getting lost/sick of scrolling and there's more than one 'thing' I'm dealing with, or if the existing service is already pretty big, then I break it out into separate services.

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