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This week in Flutter #54

Flutter 3 announced during Google I/O.

Google I/O happened this week and the Flutter team announced Flutter 3 (and Dart 2.17). A lot has been announced and shown, I am not going to link everything in this newsletter. There are many articles online with recaps of the event, I will link to the official one and Welcome Flutter 3.0 by Majid Hajian.

You can watch all the talks related to Flutter on their Youtube channel. Check this Flutter playlist.

What’s your favorite announcement? Let me know in the comment section below.

- Michele Volpato

Development 🧑‍💻

🔗 Getting Started with the BLoC Pattern

I might be biased, but the tutorials from the Flutter team at raywenderlich.com are among the best you can find online. This week Sardor Islomov published an article about the BLoC pattern.

🔗 Announcing stable FlutterFire Auth for Desktop

Mais Alheraki, from the Invertase team, announced that FlutterFire Auth on Linux and Windows is now stable. Read the article to learn how to get started with it.

🔗 Announcing the Flutter Casual Games Toolkit

With Flutter 3, the team also published a starter kit of resources for game developers. Read more in this article by Zoey Fan.

Backend 🗄

🔗 Appwrite Hackathon on DEV!

This week was the deadline for a hackathon using Appwrite on dev.to. Many developers are publishing articles about what they are building with Appwrite. Some of them are using Flutter, search them from this link. This is a chance to learn from other real developers.

🔗 Serverpod + Terraform

The Serverpod team is working on Terraform scripts. It is important to treat your infrastructure as code you can version. I totally support it.

🔗 Supabase - Flying High with Flutter #58 🎦

This week Tyler Shukert was a guest on the Flying High with Flutter podcast, talking about Supabase. And with this, we covered all major backends for Flutter out there.

Others 🤷‍♂️

🔗 I/O Pinball Powered by Flutter and Firebase

Very Good Ventures published an article about the Pinball game they created with the Flutter team for this week’s Google I/O.

🔗 DartPad Workshops from Flutter GDEs

Dartpad has a new feature called Dartpad Workshop UI. You can follow step-by-step tutorials for Flutter and Dart. This is a list of tutorials created by Flutter GDEs.

🔗 Perspectives from early adopters of Flutter as a game development tool

Tao Dong, from the Flutter team, shares user studies they conducted with the early adopters of Flutter as a game development tool.

🔗 How Much Flutter Developers Earn In Europe in 2022

An interesting study on European salaries for Flutter developers.


That’s it for this week.

If you want to comment on any of this week’s entries, you can do it in the comment section below.

Have a bug-free week,

- Michele Volpato

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