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Getting Started with Angular - Second Edition by Minko Gechev

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Child injectors and visibility

In this section, we will take a look at how we can build a hierarchy of injectors. This is a completely new concept in the framework introduced by Angular 2. Each injector can have either zero or one parent injectors, and each parent injector can have zero or more children. In contrast to AngularJS where all the registered providers are stored in a flat structure, in Angular 2 and later versions, they are stored in a tree. The flat structure is more limited; for instance, it doesn't support the namespacing of tokens; we cannot declare different providers for the same token, which might be required in some cases. So far, we have looked at an example of an injector that doesn't have any children or a parent. Now, let's ...

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