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Newsletter Issue 81

April 19, 2021

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Articles

The Biggest Problem that Flutter is Facing!. In this article, Paras Jain exposes why he thinks that the low barrier of Flutter can cause problems to beginners developers and how it can be fixed through education.

Tools

Stilo. A utility-first Flutter framework for rapid UI development.

Tutorials

Flutter: enhance development and maintenance of mobile applications. Very creative use of Flutter shortcuts to app debugging. Great tutorial by David Gonzalez.

UnconstrainedBox is your friend - Tip #5 . Excellent guide by Pedro Massango on how to use the UnconstrainedBox widget.

Adding Google Maps to a Flutter app. There are a lot of uses for maps inside mobile and web applications. In this tutorial by Pinkesh Darki, we learn how to use Google Maps, apply style and markers in our apps.

Mozilla DeepSpeech Engine in Flutter Using Dart FFI. Fantastic article by Manuinder Sekhon on how to use Dart FFI to call a native C library.

Videos

What is State?. Why is the checkbox not doing anything when I check it? A widget doesn’t change, but the user interface should when it’s interacted with. Learn what state is and how to convert your widget from a stateless one to a stateful one and how it relates to your app’s user interface.

ExpansionPanel (Widget of the Week). Want to create a list of items that expand to show more details? The ExpansionPanel widget will expand when tapped on to show more information, for those times when the details don’t justify an entirely separate view.

Flutter Themes Crash Course. This tutorial goes through how to setup and use custom themes in Flutter. We cover how to set default styling, call on the custom app theme color pallet, and more.

Flutter Tutorial - Download Files From Firebase Storage - Download Images, Videos, Files [2021]. Download files from Firebase Storage with Flutter. List all images, videos, or other files from Firebase and download them.

Packages

googleapis_auth Obtain Access credentials for Google services using OAuth 2.0. pub.dev.

string_scanner A class for parsing strings using a sequence of patterns. pub.dev

extended_image A powerful official extension library of image, which support placeholder(loading)/ failed state, cache network, zoom pan image, photo view, slide out page, editor(crop,rotate,flip), paint custom etc. pub.dev.