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Newsletter Issue 129

April 11, 2022

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Articles

Contributors for Google Summer of Code 2022. Google Summer of Code is back! And Dart is a mentoring organization (for the third time!) in Google Summer of Code 2022. A great way to learn more about Dart and have great mentors.

In this three-part article Cagatay Ulusoy takes a deep dive into the Flutter framework:

Tutorials

Mapbox + Flutter Bloc + Location Package. A fantastic tutorial by Ana Polo on setting up Mapbox on our Flutter app.

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Add chat to your Flutter application in a matter of minutes! Check out Stream’s Flutter SDK, null safe and open source. :sunglasses:. Stream’s Flutter SDK is now null safe party face. In this new release, developers can add Stream Chat to their application and develop with complete confidence thanks to Dart’s sound null safe system. Try it today or leave a :sparkles: on our repo.


How to Generate and Analyze a Flutter Test Coverage Report in VSCode. Great tutorial by Code With Andrea on generating and visualizing test coverage for your entire app or package.

Videos

Introducing Flutter on Windows. At Flutter Interact, we shared our vision to expand Flutter from mobile apps to include the desktop.You took our vision and ran with it! Check out these awesome examples from the community!

MyDash: It’s not just one big build method anymore! | Learning to Fly. Welcome back to Learning to Fly on Flutter! In this episode, Khanh is doing some preliminary code cleanup, separating the UI and bag logic, breaking down widgets, and much more!

Flutter Future (async, await). Handle Futures with async and await in Flutter and Dart. Asynchronous coding allows to handle Future data, catch errors and display Futures with a FutureBuilder in Flutter.

Packages

googleapis Auto-generated client libraries for accessing Google APIs described through the API discovery service. pub.dev.

dotted_border A flutter package to let users easily add a dashed border around any widget. pub.dev.

video_thumbnail This plugin generates thumbnail from video file or URL. It returns image in memory or writes into a file. It offers rich options to control the image format, resolution and quality. Supports iOS and Android. pub.dev.