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Newsletter Issue 135

May 29, 2022

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Articles

How I switched to Flutter and lost 10 kilos. A great story by Matthias Nehlsen. Building a Flutter app helped him lose weight and find a new development platform.

Tutorials

Implementing overlays in Flutter. A fantastic tutorial by Murtaza Sulaihi on creating visual elements on top of other widgets.

Dart on the server with Dart Frog. In this tutorial, Felix Angeliv explores Dart Frog, an experimental, minimalistic, open-source backend framework for Dart.

Higher-Order Functions & Recursion in Dart [Functional Programming — Part 5]. Yogesh Parwani explains how to avoid loops in Dart using functional programming.

Videos

shared_preferences (Package of the Week). Your app runs everywhere and you want to save some simple data, but persistent storage requires platform-specific code … shared_preferences abstracts away all of the platform-specific code for accessing persistent storage so that you can write your code once and have it work across platforms.

Flutter Game Tutorials - Generating Terrain (2022). By Coding with Indy. Flutter has come a long way! and it is fantastic for creating cross platform games. So I’ve been creating a casual game using #flutter and simple geometry and a game engine I created. Everything is generated, that means minimal use of pre-generated assets like png. In this video I show you how to generate terrain objects from scratch. We won’t use any other packages or libs, and we will use CustomPainter to achieve this.

Futures and Streams (Flutter FutureBuilder, StreamBuilder). By Johannes Milke. How to use Futures, FutureBuilder and StreamBuilder in Flutter. Handle Streams and Futures with async and await in Flutter and Dart.

Packages

graphql A stand-alone GraphQL client for Dart, bringing all the features from a modern GraphQL client to one easy to use package. pub.dev.

mqtt_client A server and browser based MQTT client for Dart supporting normal, secure sockets and websockets. pub.dev.

wifi_iot Flutter plugin which can handle WiFi connections and hotspot (AP, STA). pub.dev.