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Introduction to Flutter: Create Beautiful Native Applications

Introduction to Flutter: Create Beautiful Native Applications

"Flutter is Google’s UI toolkit for building beautiful, natively compiled applications for mobile, web, and desktop from a single codebase." - flutter.dev

Topics covered:

What's Flutter
Benefits of Flutter
Contenta Flutter Demo


Mark Shropshire

November 12, 2019


  1. Introduction to Flutter Create Beautiful Native Applications November 12, 2019

  2. | 2 Today’s Agenda I. What’s Flutter? II. Benefits of

    Flutter III. Contenta Flutter Demo IV. Q&A
  3. | 3 Over his 20 plus year career leading technical

    teams, Shrop gained experience in IT roles at a large urban research university and nationally recognized award-winning graphic communications company. Through these experiences, Shrop has learned to lead others with an eye on the big picture, while getting into the details as a software developer, systems architect, and system administrator. One of his proudest accomplishments has been his role in building a stronger technical community in the Charlotte region. For the past several years, Shrop has served as the community co-organizer for the Charlotte Drupal Drive-In event, hosted by CharDUG (Charlotte Drupal User Group) where Shrop is a co-founder. He is a frequent public speaker around meetups and conferences, talking about leadership, technology, productivity, and mentorship. Senior Director of Development /in/markshropshire @shrop
  4. | 4 About Mediacurrent

  5. Who We Are Mediacurrent is a full-service digital agency that

    implements world class open source software development, strategy, and design to achieve defined goals for enterprise organizations seeking a better return on investment.
  6. | 6 What’s Flutter?

  7. | 7 What’s Flutter? Flutter is Google’s UI toolkit for

    building beautiful, natively compiled applications for mobile, web, and desktop from a single codebase. flutter.dev
  8. | 8 Flutter History 2015 Flutter “Sky” Announced Announced at

    the Dart Developer Summit DECEMBER 2018 Flutter 1.0 Video filtering Site content search MAY 2017 Flutter Alpha (V-0.06) SEPTEMBER 2018 Flutter 2nd Preview At this time, a number of high-profile mobile Flutter apps hit the Apple and Google App Stores. SEPTEMBER 2019 Dart 2.5 & Flutter 1.9 Significant releases with Flutter for Web available in the main same branch as mobile SDKs, iOS13/macOS Catalina support, and major Dart feature additions and improvements. MAY 2019 Flutter for Web Technical Preview Flutter UI and business logic running directly in browsers. What’s Flutter?
  9. | 9 What’s Flutter? Source link Apps Built with Flutter

  10. | 10 What’s Flutter? Source link Not Just for Android

    and iOS
  11. | 11 What’s Flutter? Fast Development Native Performance Expressive and

    Flexible UI
  12. | 12 Flutter Trends Source link

  13. | 13 What’s Flutter? Productive Multi-Platform Fast

  14. | 14 Dart Trends (Up from 22 in 2019 Q1)

    Source link 2019 Q3 Dart PRs on Github
  15. | 15 Benefits of Flutter

  16. | 16 Benefits of Flutter

  17. | 17 Google Google is putting a large amount of

    resources to building and ensuring Flutter’s chance to succeed. • Dedicated teams development Flutter • 1st class integrations with Firebase, Android Developer Studio, Visual Studio Code, and more • Fully open! • Excellent documentation • https:/ /pub.dev - Dart and Flutter packages Benefits of Flutter
  18. | 18 Benefits of Flutter Everything’s a Widget Source link

  19. | 19 Benefits of Flutter Reactive Approach Source link

  20. | 20 Benefits of Flutter Flutter’s Approach Source link

  21. | 21 Benefits of Flutter Flutter for Web Source link

  22. | 22 Benefits of Flutter Fuchsia OS May replace Android

    and Chrome OS in the future. Fuchsia apps are built with Flutter.
  23. | 23 Contenta Flutter Demo

  24. | 24 Contenta Flutter +

  25. | 25 Resources • https:/ /flutter.dev • https:/ /gist.github.com/shrop/d405273d63de7acb7e3beb31d35fa098 •

    https:/ /pub.dev • https:/ /twitter.com/shrop/lists/flutter • https:/ /flutter.dev/docs/codelabs • https:/ /github.com/shrop/contenta_flutter
  26. Thank you! @Mediacurrent Mediacurrent.com Facebook.com/mediacurrent @Mediacurrent