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Flutter 1.2, Dart 2.2 now available

Google is keeping the Flutter train rolling with new releases. Check out a summary at: https://venturebeat.com/2019/02/26/google-launches-flutter-1-2-and-dart-devtools/. A summary extract from this is: Flutter 1.2 focuses on four major areas:– Improving stability, performance, and quality of the core framework– Polishing work on the visual finish and

New Android Studio Version Out

The good news is that it did not break any builds for me.  The bad is that the gradle build timeout warning remains … but it builds anyway.

Flutter is out of Beta … Flutter 1.0 articles:

Flutter is out of Beta … so we have Flutter 1.0 using Dart 2.1 as its default programming language.  Here is a collection of articles on the release. The best: Everything That Google Announced About the Flutter 1.0 Others: Flutter 1.0 Is Now Available: Stable

Fix Your Gradle Build

Some Android Studio update fallout left a very pesky problem with a new Gradle build error issue.  Finally found a simple fix:

Don’t get the ROI in OOP? You are not alone.

I have long sought an analysis of the ROI for Object Oriented Programming (OOP) … as it seems like a long term productivity booster.  Lots of folks say it is needed to improve long term app/application maintenance.  Great.  Search for some studies of actual outcomes: