Developing New Experiences

VSW13 Busy Developer's Guide to Flutter


4:00pm - 5:15pm

Level: Intermediate

Ted Neward


Neward and Associates

Flutter is a new cross-mobile framework and platform (using a custom language, Dart, that started out as a Javascript-transpiling target before it was adopted by Flutter) from Google that looks to solve some of the classic problems--such as state management and component reuse--that the native mobile languages/platforms don't really solve. In this session, we'll take a pass through Dart, see how Flutter works, and discuss where this fits in the world next to Xamarin, JavaScript-based toolkits like Cordova, and native Swift/iOS or Kotlin/Android.

You will learn:

  • Basics of Dart and Flutter
  • How a functional-reactive UI operates
  • Understand what Flutter does and doesn't offer