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Newsletter Issue 28

March 02, 2020

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Articles

It’s Time: The Flutter Clock Contest Results. Congratulations to all the participants and especially to the winners of the Flutter Clock Challenge!. Really amazing clocks!.

How I Created a Particle Clock and Won the #FlutterClock Challenge. On the same topic, Mickel Andersson tells us how was the process of building the Clock that was the Winner of the Clock Challenge.

Flutter Web: Things to know…. Flutter web is still in the early stages. In this article by Hillel Coren, he gives us some tips and tricks to develop with Flutter Web.

Flutter Development Best Practices. In this article by Derrick Mwiti, he gives us some of the best practices to develop with Flutter.

Tools

Flutter UI Challenges. A very comprehensive collection of UIs made with Flutter.

Tutorials

How to keep track of bugs by Integrating Firebase Crashlytics in Flutter App. Great tutorial by Promise Nzubechi Amadi. Tracking bugs, performance, and crashes are part of the development of any app. In this tutorial, we learn how to use Crashlytics with our Flutter apps.

Introducing a Dart runtime for AWS Lambda. Great news for Dart. In this tutorial by Sebastian Doell, we learn how to run a Dart function on Lambda using a custom runtime.

Test your Flutter widgets using golden files. Martin Kamleithner brings us a little know feature for testing called “goldens”. A powerful feature to protect against accidental changes of your UI and to test different screen sizes.

Scaling Up Simple App State Management. A fantastic tutorial by Michal Baran, where he gives several tips and tricks on what to do with your state management when your app starts to get big.

Videos

Flutter Analytics using Firebase. By FilledStacks. In this video, we go over how to add analytics into your project and what kind of events you would like to track. We make use of Firebase analytics to complete the task.

Adding a custom navigation bar to DashCast (The Boring Flutter Development Show, Ep. 35). n this episode of the Boring Show, Matt and Craig add a nav-bar to the DashCast app.

ShaderMask (Flutter Widget of the Week). ShaderMasks are one of Flutter’s hidden gems! ShaderMasks let you apply a shader to one or more widgets in the tree. There’s tons of cool effects you can achieve with shaders.

Flutter Clock Highlight Reel. We challenged you to build a beautiful clock face UI for the Lenovo Smart Clock using Flutter. See what amazing creations you made!

Packages

kt_dart This project is a port of kotlin-stdlib for Dart/Flutter projects. It includes collections (KtList, KtMap, KtSet) with 150+ methods as well as other useful packages. pub.dev.

equatable An abstract class that helps to implement equality without needing to explicitly override == and hashCode. pub.dev.

event_bus A simple Event Bus using Dart Streams for decoupling applications. pub.dev.

App of the Week

Remember to post your favorite app appweek.fluttertap.com.

SpaceX GO!. The purpose of this project is to develop the ultimate SpaceX experience in a variety of platforms. A single experience, from a single codebase.