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Widgets

The flutter_modular has widgets to help you develop your smart app.

WidgetModule#

If there's a need to instantiate a module as an application, use the WidgetModule to do it. The injected Binds will follow throughout widget's lifecycle, that is, as soon as this widget is destroyed, the module it represents will also be. Its implementation is very simple:

class LocalModule extends WidgetModule{  @override  List<Bind> get binds => [    Bind.singleton((i) => MySpecialController())  ];
  @override  Widget get view => MyWidget();}

ModularState#

Another way to make a Bind link with the Widget's lifecycle is to implement ModularState in the State of a StatefulWidget. Thus, Bind will respect the widget's lifecycle, that is, will be destroyed once the widget is unmounted, even if the module is still active. ModularState also solves dependency and adds 4 getters to the widget: controller, store, bloc and cubit. They all have the same bind instance and use different boilerplate names.

class HomePage extends StatefulWidget {    @override    _HomePageState createState() => _HomePageState();}
class _HomePageState extends ModularState<HomePage, MyController>{    ...}
ATTENTION

ModularState should only be used by the feature's main page. If used in an internal widget, may cause unexpected errors.

NavigationListener#

This widget is actually a Builder that rebuilds its scope when there is navigation. Let's take a look at the RouterOutlet example, but implementing the NavigationListener to mark the list item that represents the route as selected:

lib/main.dart
import 'package:flutter/material.dart';import 'package:flutter_modular/flutter_modular.dart';
void main() {  return runApp(ModularApp(module: AppModule(), child: AppWidget()));}
class AppWidget extends StatelessWidget {  Widget build(BuildContext context) {    Modular.setInitialRoute('/page1');
    return MaterialApp.router(      title: 'My Smart App',      theme: ThemeData(primarySwatch: Colors.blue),      routeInformationParser: Modular.routeInformationParser,      routerDelegate: Modular.routerDelegate,    );  }}
class AppModule extends Module {  @override  List<Bind> get binds => [];
  @override  List<ModularRoute> get routes => [        ChildRoute('/', child: (context, args) => HomePage(), children: [          ChildRoute('/page1', child: (context, args) => InternalPage(title: 'page 1', color: Colors.red)),          ChildRoute('/page2', child: (context, args) => InternalPage(title: 'page 2', color: Colors.amber)),          ChildRoute('/page3', child: (context, args) => InternalPage(title: 'page 3', color: Colors.green)),        ]),      ];}
class HomePage extends StatelessWidget {  Widget build(BuildContext context) {    final leading = SizedBox(      width: MediaQuery.of(context).size.width * 0.3,      child: NavigationListener(builder: (context, child) {        return Column(          children: [            ListTile(              title: Text('Page 1'),              onTap: () => Modular.to.navigate('/page1'),              selected: Modular.to.path.endsWith('/page1'),            ),            ListTile(              title: Text('Page 2'),              onTap: () => Modular.to.navigate('/page2'),              selected: Modular.to.path.endsWith('/page2'),            ),            ListTile(              title: Text('Page 3'),              onTap: () => Modular.to.navigate('/page3'),              selected: Modular.to.path.endsWith('/page3'),            ),          ],        );      }),    );
    return Scaffold(      appBar: AppBar(title: Text('Home Page')),      body: Row(        children: [          leading,          Container(width: 2, color: Colors.black45),          Expanded(child: RouterOutlet()),        ],      ),    );  }}
class InternalPage extends StatelessWidget {  final String title;  final Color color;  const InternalPage({Key? key, required this.title, required this.color}) : super(key: key);
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {    return Material(      color: color,      child: Center(child: Text(title)),    );  }}