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Flutter is a system developed by Google to design multiplatform applications for Android, iOS or Web. It uses a programming language created by Google: the Dart. It is an object-oriented programming language like Swift or Kotlin.

Flutter allows you to develop 2 versions of a mobile application (Android and iOS) using the same source code.

To better understand the current technical ecosystem of mobile applications:

  • Android applications use Kotlin and Java programming languages
  • iOS apps use Apple’s programming language: Swift

Applications developed in Kotlin/Java and Swift are called «natives». Flutter will, from its code in Dart, generate a native application.

Before we get into the details, let’s trace back the history of these two tech options. React JS was developed by Meta Platforms Inc (Meta) – formerly Facebook Inc, to address its need for a dynamic and high-performing User Interface (UI). With the React JS library, Jordan Walke and his team from Meta combined the speed of JavaScript with a novel way to render pages. This enabled responsive and dynamic user interaction. Almost two years after React JS was opened sourced, the team released React Native, which aims to give mobile apps a truly native feel (designed to run on a particular operating system for optimum performance).

Reason 01: Very profitable

Compared to other cross-platform application development frameworks, Flutter is more cost-effective. It meets all the requirements of each company, regardless of model and size.

 Thanks to its code reuse function, Flutter saves developers time. The concept «Write Once, Run Everywhere» is checked since only one code is used to develop an application for several platforms.

 Small and medium-sized enterprises can choose this platform to create fast applications with the desired features and excellent designs. Here, the cost of developing an application remains low because Flutter applications take little time to develop.

Reason 02: Faster development

The growing popularity of Flutter has many reasons. The best of them is to offer the fastest results. Developers can debug and test codes quickly. Meeting deadlines, reducing costs and other resources and efforts required to develop an application are significantly less important with Flutter.

Reason 03: Great User Experience

The Flutter-based user interface can be installed virtually on any platform. It has its own rendering engine that allows developers to keep the user interface as is while switching to another platform.

 As a result, app users can benefit from an excellent experience that is identical to that of a native app on various platforms.

Reason 04:  Range of widgets

Flutter has a wide range of widgets. These widgets have extensive capabilities that allow developers to easily build complex interfaces.

Third-party plugins and widgets work together to make the development process transparent. The User Interface Tool Kit makes the Flutter application development process more intuitive.

Reason 05: Improved productivity

Flutter has a hot reload feature that allows developers and designers to coordinate effectively and verify changes immediately without changing the code.

During the application development process, all changes to the user interface are visible to developers and designers. This saves them time and effort.

Reason 06: Security

Google designed the Flutter framework taking into account all the security issues of modern applications. Reliable and well-tested plugins can be found in Flutter to mitigate security risks such as user authentication vulnerabilities, malicious code injections and data leaks.

Reason 07:  Performance

As a cross-platform framework, Flutter offers unparalleled performance compared to its competitors. Flutter compiles designs to native code. Unlike React Native, Flutter makes widgets directly from the native library rather than downloading the libraries and components to the device before rendering them.

Flutter is the best choice when you need a mobile app that offers a seamless user interface without incurring excessive development costs. This is ideal technology for companies looking to create an MVP, as well as for companies looking to quickly develop a mobile application.


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