Recently GitHub (Microsoft) introduced Copilot, a tool that uses AI to write code. It uses OpenAI Codex, a system similar to GPT-3. If you did not understand a single word, do not worry. Watch this video from Mangirdas Kazlauskas to find out how it performs on Flutter.
Will we all be replaced by AI in the future? No idea, but they said similar things about Low Code/No Code, and that did not happen yet.
- Michele Volpato
In this series of articles, Maksim Lin shares his experience in using Dart FFI to be able to playback audio on Linux. I am looking forward to the next articles in the series.
In version 2.2.0 of the Firestore Flutter package, the Firebase team introduced
withConverter, which allows interacting with collections/documents in a type-safe way. Chinmay Kabi shows us how to use it. I must say I added a
TODO in the projects I am working on to use it there as well.
I have implemented Navigation 2.0 in a couple of apps for now, and I am not very happy with it: boilerplate code and increased complexity are my major concerns with it. VRouter might make it simpler. In this article, Naveen Srivastava shows us how to get started with it. Before using it you must take into account that it replaces
What do you do when you are migrating to null-safety, but there is just one package which is not updated yet? You do not migrate! Or you can use Jordan Holland's approach described in this article. I would go for not migrating yet. 😅
This is Alberto Bonacina's article for the hackathon I advertised last week. I think this is my favorite so far. It is simple and useful. He might even publish the app in the stores.
A new tutorial from raywenderlich.com. Create a 3D magic 8-ball.
You need to watch this video from the Flutter team. Filip Hráček, with the help of some funny animations, explains what happens when you get an "Unbounded height" error. One hundred pixels!