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FactoryProvider

Stable Interface

What it does

Configures the Injector to return a value by invoking a useFactory function.

How to use

function serviceFactory() { ... }

const provider: FactoryProvider = {provide: 'someToken', useFactory: serviceFactory, deps: []};

Interface Overview

interface FactoryProvider {
  provide : any
  useFactory : Function
  deps : any[]
  multi : boolean
}

Interface Description

For more details, see the Dependency Injection Guide.

Example

const Location = new OpaqueToken('location');
const Hash = new OpaqueToken('hash');

const injector = ReflectiveInjector.resolveAndCreate([
  {provide: Location, useValue: 'http://angular.io/#someLocation'}, {
    provide: Hash,
    useFactory: (location: string) => location.split('#')[1],
    deps: [Location]
  }
]);

expect(injector.get(Hash)).toEqual('someLocation');

Dependencies can also be marked as optional:

const Location = new OpaqueToken('location');
const Hash = new OpaqueToken('hash');

const injector = ReflectiveInjector.resolveAndCreate([{
  provide: Hash,
  useFactory: (location: string) => `Hash for: ${location}`,
  // use a nested array to define metadata for dependencies.
  deps: [[new Optional(), new Inject(Location)]]
}]);

expect(injector.get(Hash)).toEqual('Hash for: null');

Interface Details

provide : any

An injection token. (Typically an instance of Type or OpaqueToken, but can be any).

useFactory : Function

A function to invoke to create a value for this token. The function is invoked with resolved values of tokens in the deps field.

deps : any[]

A list of tokens which need to be resolved by the injector. The list of values is than used as arguments to the useFactory function.

multi : boolean

If true, than injector returns an array of instances. This is useful to allow multiple providers spread across many files to provide configuration information to a common token.

const injector = ReflectiveInjector.resolveAndCreate([
  {provide: 'local', multi: true, useValue: 'en'},
  {provide: 'local', multi: true, useValue: 'sk'},
]);

const locales: string[] = injector.get('local');
expect(locales).toEqual(['en', 'sk']);

exported from @angular/core/index, defined in @angular/core/src/di/provider.ts

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