July 17, 2019
Deliver apps with native look, feel, and performance quickly, doing half the work you were doing before while exploiting powerful new features to speed up development with Programming Flutter, now in beta from pragprog.com/book/czflutr/.
Programming Flutter: Native, Cross-Platform Apps the Easy Way
Learn Flutter, Google's multi-platform mobile development framework. Instantly view the changes you make to an app with stateful hot reload, and define a declarative UI in the same language as the app logic without having to use separate XML UI files. You can also reuse existing platform-specific Android and iOS code and interact with it in an efficient and simple way.
Use built-in UI elements — or build your own — to create a simple calculator app. Run native Java/Kotlin or Objective-C/Swift methods from your Flutter apps, and use a Flutter package to make HTTP requests to a Web API or to perform read and write operations on local storage. Apply visual effects to widgets, create transitions and animations, create a chat app using Firebase, and deploy everything on both platforms.
Now available from pragprog.com/book/czflutr.
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