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Flutter

Flutter

Flutter is designed to enable developers to build high-performance, natively compiled applications for mobile, web, and desktop platforms from a single codebase. Flutter uses the Dart programming language and allows for reactive and declarative programming styles.

One of the main advantages of Flutter is its ability to provide a fast development cycle, allowing developers to iterate quickly and easily. This is due to the Hot Reload feature, which allows developers to see changes in the code immediately, without having to restart the entire application. Additionally, Flutter comes with a rich set of pre-built widgets, which makes it easy for developers to create beautiful and customizable user interfaces.

Flutter is also known for its high performance, thanks to its use of a unique rendering engine called Skia. This engine is able to render graphics and text quickly and efficiently, even on lower-end devices. Flutter's architecture also allows it to use less memory than other similar frameworks, which is particularly important for mobile devices with limited resources. Overall, Flutter is a powerful and flexible development tool that can help developers create high-quality, cross-platform applications quickly and efficiently.

Flutter is best for developers who are confortable learning a new language and want to cross-platform desktop and mobile apps.

    ✅Strengths

  • Cross-platform

    Flutter allows developers to build apps for a wide range of platforms using a single codebase, reducing development time and costs.

  • Performance

    Apps built with Flutter are fairly performant as Flutter's engine and framework are optimized to take advantage of each platform's hardware.

  • User Interface

    Flutter has built-in UI elements for both iOS and Android, allowing developers to create a consistent interface that follows the Apple and Android design guidelines.

  • Native APIs

    Flutter provides a bridge between to native APIs. This means that developers can access native functionality like the camera, accelerometer and much more.

  • Large Community

    Flutter has a large and active developer community, which means there is plenty of documentation, tutorials, and examples available to help developers build desktop apps.

    🛑Weaknesses

  • Learning Curve

    Dart is not a very popular language, so developers will have to learn a new language to build apps with Flutter.

  • App Size

    Flutter apps tend to be larger than native apps due to Flutter engine being bundled with them.

    About

  • Maintainer

    Google
  • Initial Release

    May 12, 2017

    Languages

  • Dart

    Target Platforms

  • ✓ Android
  • Android Auto
  • Android TV
  • ✓ iOS
  • ✓ Linux
  • ✓ macOS
  • tvOS
  • watchOS
  • Wear Os
  • ✓ Windows
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