All posts by admin

Nice set of focused, quick Flutter/Dart tutorials

Video and code covering most of the basic constructs.  He starts with a blank editor and build up examples line by line so you really get a feel for the widget tree and how state is created and maintained.  The only issue is that the

Common Flutter Mobile/Web?

A company called AppTree had a nice talk at Dart Con 2018 about their successful efforts creating a Android/iOS/Web solution that had  70% common code.

Nice Widget Tree YouTube Video

Getting a good handle on the Flutter Widget Tree seems like a key to avoiding “flutterstration” since the widget cascade can store key values and constrains well above the widget that holds the actual context.

No “Drag and Drop” Flutter Development Yet

Although there are a lot of thinks to love about Flutter at this point (8/1/2018) one noticeable difference from Microsoft “Drag and Drop” widgets onto a named form is that everything is programmatic with Flutter at this point.  A good reference that calls it out

Web Services and Remote APIs

While Flutter makes apps beautiful and fluid, and Dart makes it easy to program, in most cases we still need some interesting data to work with.  Fortunately there are many useful data sets available across the internet, and the  best catalog of these web services and

Very Nice Flutter Review at

Maybe the best “why you should care about Flutter” articles so far.  The historical context is excellent.  Although it is all worth a read, the following extract is a key highlight: “Flutter has a new architecture that includes widgets that look and feel good, are