How to add different Floating Action Button to each TabBar in Flutter

In this Google flutter code example we are going to learn how to create a TabBar in Flutter.

You can copy and adopt this source code example to your android project without reinventing the wheel.

The code is based on flutter version 1.

Main.dart (App entry point)

import 'package:flutter/material.dart';
import 'different_fab_in_tabbar_task-6.dart';

void main() => runApp(MyApp());

class MyApp extends StatelessWidget {
  // This widget is the root of your application.
  @override
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return MaterialApp(
      title: 'Flutter Demo',
      debugShowCheckedModeBanner: false,
      theme: ThemeData(
        // This is the theme of your application.
        //
        // Try running your application with "flutter run". You'll see the
        // application has a blue toolbar. Then, without quitting the app, try
        // changing the primarySwatch below to Colors.green and then invoke
        // "hot reload" (press "r" in the console where you ran "flutter run",
        // or simply save your changes to "hot reload" in a Flutter IDE).
        // Notice that the counter didn't reset back to zero; the application
        // is not restarted.
        primarySwatch: Colors.blue,
      ),
      //home: MyHomePage(title: 'Flutter Demo Home Page'),
      home: DiffFABinTabbar(),
    );
  }
}

different_fab_in_tabbar_task-6.dart

import 'package:flutter/material.dart';

class DiffFABinTabbar extends StatefulWidget {
  @override
  _DiffFABinTabbarState createState() => _DiffFABinTabbarState();
}

class _DiffFABinTabbarState extends State<DiffFABinTabbar>
    with SingleTickerProviderStateMixin {
  TabController _tabController;

  @override
  void initState() {
    super.initState();
    _tabController = TabController(
      length: 2,
      vsync: this,
      initialIndex: 0,
    )..addListener(() {
        setState(() {});
      });
  }

  @override
  void dispose() {
    _tabController.dispose();
    super.dispose();
  }

  @override
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return Scaffold(
      appBar: AppBar(
        title: Text("Different FAB in Tabbar Example"),
        bottom: TabBar(
          controller: _tabController,
          tabs: <Widget>[
            Tab(
              text: "First Tab",
            ),
            Tab(
              text: "Second Tab",
            ),
          ],
        ),
      ),
      body: TabBarView(
        controller: _tabController,
        children: <Widget>[
          Center(
            child: Text("First Tab"),
          ),
          Center(
            child: Text("Second Tab"),
          ),
        ],
      ),
      floatingActionButton: _tabController.index == 0
          ? FloatingActionButton(
              backgroundColor: Colors.red,
              child: Icon(Icons.add),
              onPressed: () {},
            )
          : FloatingActionButton(
              backgroundColor: Colors.red,
              child: Icon(Icons.favorite),
              onPressed: () {},
            ),
    );
  }
}

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