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Add a Simple Provider

This video was last updated on Sep 22 2022

Learn how to use the very first Provider aptly called Provider. You’ll learn how to use this to fetch model data as well as some limitations.


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Now that you have an understanding of Provider, it’s time to put it to the test. We’re going to create a widget aptly called Provider. This widget provides two important methods, create and dispose.

provider: ^6.0.3
import 'package:provider/provider.dart';
import 'models/pillar.dart';
body: Provider<Pillar>(
    child: const TutorialsPage()),
create: (context) =>
                Pillar(type: PillarType.flutter, articleCount: 115),
import 'package:provider/provider.dart';
import '../models/pillar.dart';
final pillar = Provider.of<Pillar>(context);
children: <Widget>[
  const Center(
    child: TutorialWidget(),
    padding: const EdgeInsets.only(top: 24.0),
    child: Text(
      'Total Tutorials: ${pillar.articleCount}',
      style: const TextStyle(fontSize: 30, fontWeight: FontWeight.bold),
import 'package:provider/provider.dart';
import '../models/pillar.dart';
final pillar = Provider.of<Pillar>(context);
return Stack(
  children: [
      onTap: () {
          Image.asset('assets/images/${pillar.type.imageName}', width: 110, height: 110),
      bottom: 2,
      child: CircleAvatar(
        child: Text(pillar.articleCount.toString()),