multicast_lock 0.0.5

multicast_lock #

Flutter plugin adding ability to access MulticastLock which is required for receiving broadcast and multicast UDP packets

Example code #

pubspec.yaml:

...
dependencies:
  multicast_lock: any

example dart code:

import 'package:multicast_lock/multicast_lock.dart';


void main() {
  final multicastLock = new MulticastLock();
  multicastLock.acquire();
  
  // example listener code
  final socket = await RawDatagramSocket.bind('224.0.0.1', 1900);
  socket.multicastHops = 10;
  socket.broadcastEnabled = true;
  socket.writeEventsEnabled = true;
  socket.listen((RawSocketEvent event) {
    if (event == RawSocketEvent.read) {
      final datagramPacket = _socket.receive();
      if (datagramPacket == null) return;

      print("packet!");
      print(datagramPacket);
    }});
  
  
  // ...
  // we should release lock after listening
  multicastLock.release();
}

0.0.5 #

  • isHeld()
  • proper singleton

0.0.3 #

  • initial release

Use this package as a library

1. Depend on it

Add this to your package's pubspec.yaml file:


dependencies:
  multicast_lock: ^0.0.5

2. Install it

You can install packages from the command line:

with Flutter:


$ flutter pub get

Alternatively, your editor might support flutter pub get. Check the docs for your editor to learn more.

3. Import it

Now in your Dart code, you can use:


import 'package:multicast_lock/multicast_lock.dart';
  
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Health:
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58
Overall:
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72
Learn more about scoring.

We analyzed this package on Sep 20, 2019, and provided a score, details, and suggestions below. Analysis was completed with status completed using:

  • Dart: 2.5.0
  • pana: 0.12.21
  • Flutter: 1.9.1+hotfix.2

Platforms

Detected platforms: Flutter

References Flutter, and has no conflicting libraries.

Health suggestions

Format lib/multicast_lock.dart.

Run flutter format to format lib/multicast_lock.dart.

Maintenance suggestions

The package description is too short. (-20 points)

Add more detail to the description field of pubspec.yaml. Use 60 to 180 characters to describe the package, what it does, and its target use case.

Maintain an example. (-10 points)

Create a short demo in the example/ directory to show how to use this package.

Common filename patterns include main.dart, example.dart, and multicast_lock.dart. Packages with multiple examples should provide example/README.md.

For more information see the pub package layout conventions.

Package is pre-v0.1 release. (-10 points)

While nothing is inherently wrong with versions of 0.0.*, it might mean that the author is still experimenting with the general direction of the API.

Package is getting outdated. (-1.92 points)

The package was last published 53 weeks ago.

Dependencies

Package Constraint Resolved Available
Direct dependencies
Dart SDK >=2.0.0-dev.68.0 <3.0.0
flutter 0.0.0
Transitive dependencies
collection 1.14.11 1.14.12
meta 1.1.7
sky_engine 0.0.99
typed_data 1.1.6
vector_math 2.0.8