Offering cross-platform, native-like, and superior experiences, Flutter has emerged as one of the top choices for cross-platform app development.
Developed by Google and was first unveiled at the 2015 Dart Developer Summit following the first stable release in December 2018.
Flutter is an open-source mobile app development framework by Google.
Reactive views, cross-platform approach, design-specific widgets, and native performance make it one of the top players in cross-platform app development.
- Faster development
- Fast rendering and expressive UI
- Hot Reload for quick changes
- Access to native features and SDKs
- Uses Dart language
- Less, reusable code
You can build apps for Android, iOS, Mac, Linux, Windows, Web, and Google Fuchsia(Operating System) using Flutter.
Alibaba, Reflecting, Google Greentea, JD Finance, Hamilton Musical are some of the popular organizations that use Flutter.
Can develop native-like, attractive, and UI-centric apps with Flutter.
It is compared with React Native, Ionic, and other app development tools.
- Calling Native APIs from Dart, not using the same language
- Limited library support
- Still in development mode
Flutter is perfect for MVP and startups, allowing them to do more in less time and fewer resources to validate their ideas.
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