A memoized wrapper of React.createContext

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Create Shared React Context - One Amex

A memoized wrapper around React.createContext. Used by One App as a dependency to pass React context between Holocron modules without external usage.

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๐Ÿ“– Table of Contents

โœจ Features

  • Memoized wrapper around React.createContext

๐Ÿคนโ€ Usage


$ npm install --save create-shared-react-context


import createSharedReactContext from 'create-shared-react-context';

const context = createSharedReactContext({}, 'someIdentifier');

๐ŸŽ›๏ธ API

createSharedReactContext takes two arguments: defaultValue and key.
defaultValue is the same default value that would be used in createContext.
key is the identifier used to ensure that any subsequent call of createSharedReactContext will return any previous created context with the same identifier.


In a modular application, sharing functionality between bundled modules with their own dependencies can be done in a myriad of ways. If one wanted to be able to pass functionality using React Context, but each module has their own instance of the dependency creating that context, the Provider used at the top would fail to pass context down to the Consumer, as the reference would be different. You could declare that dependency as an external, so that the reference used by each module would be shared, but sometimes a dependency may not require a separate instance to function.

๐ŸŽฃ Git Hooks

These commands will be automatically run during normal git operations like committing code.
This hook runs npm test before allowing a commit to be checked in.
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๐Ÿ† Contributing

See contributing guidelines

๐Ÿ—๏ธ License

Any contributions made under this project will be governed by the Apache License 2.0.

๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ Code of Conduct

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