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Providing data using zones

Use the 'zoneValues' argument to 'runZoned()' to store values in the newly created zone.
Plague Fox 1 min read
Providing data using zones
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If you ever wanted to use a static variable but couldn’t because multiple concurrently running computations interfered with each other, consider using a zone-local value. You might add a zone-local value to help with debugging. Another use case is dealing with an HTTP request: you could have the user ID and its authorization token in zone-local values.

Use the zoneValues argument to runZoned() to store values in the newly created zone:

import 'dart:async';

void main() => runZoned<void>(
      () => functionA(),
      zoneValues: <Object?, Object?>{
        #my.zone.key: 'Data for current stack trace',

Future<void> functionA() async {

Future<void> functionB() async {

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