A simple and normalized React Provider generator using the React Context API.

The goal of this library is to deliver a similar interface as React’s useState, but on a contextual level. This will help alleviate common issues such as large state machines and especially prop drilling.

Imagine this scenario: You have a User component, which holds state. This user component has a UserDetails component which has a UserAvatar and UserBio component. Both of these component need all of the state from the User component. You now have to drill your props through for the data, not to mention callbacks as well to mutate that data. You can imagine how this can get out of hand quickly.

Now, instead of prop drilling, you could wrap User in a UserProvider, and use the convenient useUser hook anywhere you want to access or mutate the user data.

Common misconception: Any component in the hierarchy of User that does not use the useUser hook will not re-render.


$ npm install react-provider-factory
# or
$ yarn add react-provider-factory


Generate the provider and hook in a separate, shared file, then export.

import createProvider from "react-provider-factory";

// ...

const [useTheme, ThemeProvider] = createProvider<'light' | 'dark'>('light');

export { useTheme, ThemeProvider };

Import Provider where you want the data to be rooted from. (Typically index.ts if global)

import { ThemeProvider } from '../providers/theme.ts';

// ...

const App = () => {
    return (
          <App />

Import hook where needed to access and mutate data. (Works the exact same way as useState)

import { useTheme } from '../providers/theme.ts';

// ...

const YourComponent = () => {
    const [theme, setTheme] = useTheme();

    const toggleTheme = () => {
        setTheme(theme === 'light' ? 'dark' : 'light');

    return (
            <Button title="Toggle theme" onPress={toggleTheme} />


See the contributing guide to learn how to contribute to the repository and the development workflow.




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