canCreate method

  1. @override
dynamic canCreate(
  1. dynamic locator

Checks if this factory is able to create component by given locator.

This method searches for all registered components and returns a locator for component it is able to create that matches the given locator. If the factory is not able to create a requested component is returns null.

  • locator a locator to identify component to be created. Return a locator for a component that the factory is able to create.


dynamic canCreate(locator) {
  for (var index = 0; index < _registrations.length; index++) {
    var registration = _registrations[index];
    var thisLocator = registration.locator;
    if (thisLocator == locator || (thisLocator.equals(locator))) {
      return thisLocator;
  return null;