Welcome back to the Cool things of the week where we will be discussing news, widgets and all the awesome things that happened this week. So lets gets started! Highlights Flutter now has a list with the most popular state management frameworks to use. Dart vs. JavaScript. Check the benchmark. A new episode of Video Game Catalog series is out. Flutter for Design (Mobile World Congress ‘19) The Flutter team headed to Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress 2019. READ MORE

In today’s episode we will be showing how to add a Game Cover Widget to our GridView. If you missed our last episode make sure you check Adding a GridView before you continue so let’s begin! On the last episode, we created a GameGrid widget and we added to our Scaffold app. We used Text widgets to display Video Game titles. This time, instead of displaying plain text, we will be displaying a nice game cover. READ MORE

Welcome back to The Toolbox. In this episode, we will be showing you how to use custom fonts in your Flutter app. Flutter works out of the box with custom fonts. Changing the font of your app or even just the font of a widget its as easy as following three steps: Import the custom fonts. Declare the font in your pubspec.yaml. Set the font as the default or use it in a specific Widget. READ MORE

Welcome back to the Cool things of the week where we will be discussing news, widgets and all the awesome things that happened this week. So lets gets started! Highlights We didn’t have an active week inside the Flutter world. Although, a new version of Flutter got released. Version 1.3.8 is available throughout the dev channel. If don’t know how to switch your channels in Flutter take a look at channels. READ MORE

In today’s episode we will be showing how to add a GridView to our video game catalog app a.k.a our first Flutter app. If you missed our last episode make sure you check Basic Setup before you continue. Let’s begin! Open the file named main.dart inside the /lib folder and remove all the sample code that Flutter provides. We want a stripped app. After you finish removing the code your file should look like this: READ MORE

Welcome back to The Toolbox. In this episode, we’ll be showing you how to upgrade your Flutter app and SDK to latest version available. Flutter latest version at the moment is v1.2.1. Upgrading flutter is really easy! All you gotta do is run the following command in a terminal window from the root of your app. flutter upgrade Wait a few minutes while the upgrade finishes and… Voila! Flutter has been upgraded to the latest version. READ MORE

Welcome to our first Cool things of the week post where we will be discussing news, widgets and all the awesome things that happened that week. So lets gets started! Highlights The biggest and most exciting news of the week was the release of Flutter 1.2 this past tuesday February 26th, 2019. The release comes with some changes under the hood: Improved stability, performance and quality of the core framework. READ MORE

Welcome to a brand new series called The Toolbox. On this series, we’ll be taking inspiration from an actual toolbox where all the equipment has a purpose. In this case, each tutorial/post will have one purpose. Teach you all those tedious setups and configurations a developer has to do in order to make all the components of the app functional. To kick things off, we’ll start by teaching how to change your Flutter app’s launcher icon. READ MORE

On today’s episode we will be covering how to setup our video game catalog app a.k.a our first Flutter app. In order to create our Flutter app we will need to have Flutter installed on our machine and our environment setup. If you don’t know how to do that, please take a look at these docs. Once we have had Flutter setup on our machine, we will need to create a new app: READ MORE

Over the course of this series I will be teaching you how to create your first pure Flutter app. The goal of this tutorial is not thinking about the architecture or the state management. We are going to concentrate on just learning the basics and exploring all the tools that Flutter gives us out of the box. Over the years I wanted to build a mobile app capable of tracking my video game collection. READ MORE

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