Google Pushes Flutter, Mobile SDK For Apps In Beta
google

Google Launches Flutter Beta, The Open Source Toolkit For App Development

Flutter Beta is all set to compete Facebook's React Native

https://dk2dyle8k4h9a.cloudfront.net/Google Launches Flutter Beta, The Open Source Toolkit For App Development

Google officially launched Flutter, the open source platform for developers to build mobile apps. At, World Mobile Congress 2018, the company announced that the Flutter is now available in beta and developers can access it. The toolkit was first introduced by the company at the Google l/O developer conference last year.

Flutter is backed up by the Dart language created by Google itself for the app development. The search giant also noted that the tool has been already used by some developers and their apps hit the top places on Apple App Store and Google Play Store. With the launch of new open source app development tool, Google is more likely to challenge Facebook’s React Native. In addition, Google used the WMC as a platform to interact with the largest mobile-oriented audience across the globe to launch its product.

Google also mentioned the new functionalities have been added to Flutter since last year’s developer conference. Flutter supports Android Studio and Visual Studio Code for better tooling and writing codes to build Flutter apps. The company also added the support for iPhone X along with the right-left text support in the tool. One of the most helpful updates for developers is the option of running the Flutter codes in the background. Moreover, the SDK eliminates the need for prototyping tools as developers can directly make changes in the source code to experience the result instantly in their apps. This makes the development process faster and comprehensive than ever. Notably, Flutter uses the inbuilt GPU-accelerated graphics instead of a web view.

In order to make mobile app development faster and simpler, Flutter provides innovative options for pre-existing parts of the apps. The developers don't need to write code for the complete app, they can implement Flutter screens to their existing app. Google also quoted that many developers have already added new screens to their pre-existing apps using Flutter. Hamilton app is one of the most popular apps that is built using Flutter.

Akash Singh Chauhan
Written By
Akash Singh Chauhan

Akash Singh Chauhan is a senior writer at MobileAppDaily and he mainly covers all the latest happenings and tweaks in mobile app technology. Being an Engineering graduate he is always compelled to the technology and tries to discover new trends in the tech world. Along with any tech news he also never misses a single episode of ‘Dragon Ball’.

Top Companies

01.
InMobi
Singapore
02.
Dot Com Infoway
New York, USA
03.
M&C Saatchi Mobile
New York City, USA
04.
Techmagnate
New Delhi, India
05.
Fetch
London, UK
View full report

Latest Articles

Join our global community 135K Followers
google

Google Enrolls Registration For .app Domains

Neha Baluni 4 min read  

The “.com” domain authority needs no mention. For most of the folks, it is the supreme domain authority that they visit on the web. Well, the fact is no different. For all those who lack the technical know-how on “.com” domain here is a quick preview. The portion of the websi

google

Now Google Assistant Will Help You In Buying Movie Tickets

Vikram Khajuria 4 min read  

Google has joined forces with Fandango to offer movie ticket buys from Google Assistant. To purchase tickets, simply say "purchase tickets," or you can state, "Hello Google, get me tickets for..." with the name of the movie you need to see. In case you are not sure about the movi

google

Google Changes Android Licensing Agreement In Europe To Put A Fee On Its App Usage

Akash Singh Chauhan 2 min read  

Google surprisingly announced the changes in its Android licensing model for Europe. The tech giant has introduced some changes for the OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) in Europe to license Android for their devices. Going forward Google will be charging a fee to these device manufactures for

google

Google AI Helped Find The Very First Solar System Outside Ours

Neha Baluni 4 min read  

NASA today announced the existence of a new solar system having as many planets as ours. The discovery was backed by Google’s AI that helped in exploring the existence of Kepler 90. The brand new solar system Kepler-90 system has eight planets like our own solar system.Google explained the