An interface implemented by classes that can vend Ticker objects.

Tickers can be used by any object that wants to be notified whenever a frame triggers, but are most commonly used indirectly via an AnimationController. AnimationControllers need a TickerProvider to obtain their Ticker. If you are creating an AnimationController from a State, then you can use the TickerProviderStateMixin and SingleTickerProviderStateMixin classes to obtain a suitable TickerProvider. The widget test framework WidgetTester object can be used as a ticker provider in the context of tests. In other contexts, you will have to either pass a TickerProvider from a higher level (e.g. indirectly from a State that mixes in TickerProviderStateMixin), or create a custom TickerProvider subclass.

Implemented by

Constructors

TickerProvider()
Abstract const constructor. This constructor enables subclasses to provide const constructors so that they can be used in const expressions.
const

Properties

hashCode int
The hash code for this object. [...]
read-only, inherited
runtimeType Type
A representation of the runtime type of the object.
read-only, inherited

Methods

createTicker(TickerCallback onTick) Ticker
Creates a ticker with the given callback. [...]
noSuchMethod(Invocation invocation) → dynamic
Invoked when a non-existent method or property is accessed. [...]
inherited
toString() String
Returns a string representation of this object.
inherited

Operators

operator ==(other) bool
The equality operator. [...]
inherited