Is Flutter the Future of Web and Mobile Development?

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Digiryte April 08, 2020 10:54 4 min read 939 views so far!

“Flutter is Beautiful, Fast, Productive and Open because as a developer, you’ve full control over your application. You can create highly powered animations, allow you to change your code and literally in real-time see them appear on the application, an entirely free and open source.”

Flutter is going to dominate the mobile completely and web development space as it supports both for mobile and web development. 

 

For software developers, it divides and conquers when it comes to mobile and web development. Let me tell you Flutter did divide and conquer. 

 

It first started up with support for mobile development for Android and iOS, and now it’s spreading into multiple areas. 

 

Web Development

 

Flutter helps developers to connect to multiple platforms such as Android, iOS, macOS and the web browser chrome. To build for customer solutions keeps changing due to Flutter. Imagine you are making an app and can run it everywhere, covering your targeted segment in just a few seconds. 

 

However, if you consider frameworks like Kotlin, Ionic, React-Native or Xamarin, it can’t fully support the porting applications as it has many complexities. In this regard, Flutter comes as a saviour making UI real easy. 

 

Flutter allows platform integration because of the flexible way of communicating with native APIs. This flexible system strategy enables Flutter to call several APIs no matter its Java, Objective-c for iOS or Kotlin for Android. 

 

It communicates with native Application Program Interfaces and not only technology that mimics them. It means Flutter takes cross-platform technology to the next level. 

 

Mobile App Development

 

Flutter is a tool kit for building apps on Android and iOS. Mobile app development organisations only work with cross-platform solutions to create unique and smart apps. 

 

It simplifies app process creation and several tools and widgets visually appealing, light and for user-friendly apps for both Android and iOS platforms. 

 

Because of its single codebase, it eases the app development process. Flutter gets better day by day, and its popularity is on the rise. 

 

The Dart Side of Flutter

 

In today’s world, you need to build for many platforms to reach all your users while maintaining quality to keep them happy. Flutter enables you to ship an application for Android, iOS, and the web from a single codebase. To do this, Flutter needs a programming language that works on all these platforms and gives you a fast development experience. That’s why Flutter chose Dart.

 

Let’s take a look at how Dart enables you to develop a Flutter app quickly and deploy it to multiple platforms.

 

  • If you’re developing for mobile, you might be used to slow compile and debug cycles. Dart changes this by enabling one of Flutter’s most loved features, hot reload which injects updated Dart source code into your running app and rebuilds your UI in less than a second. So you can see your changes instantly. 

 

  • Today’s users expect high-quality experiences. Traditionally, you might have used separate teams to build performing apps for each platform. Dart enables you to build Flutter apps for all platforms with one side.

 

  • Dart’s production quality compilers compile for ARM and x64 machine code for mobile or optimised JavaScript for the web, enabling quick app startup times and smooth animations. 

 

  • Finally, Dart is easy to learn. You’ll pick up Dart quickly if you’re familiar with languages such as Java, and JavaScript.

 

Conclusion

Together, Dart and Flutter help you create amazing experiences across Android, iOS, and the web. Considering the importance of Flutter in both mobile and web development, it is a great choice, perhaps better than React Native. Flutter is all set of high standards, and undeniably sounds promising for the future.

 

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