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Michele Volpato
Michele Volpato

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This week in Flutter #11

A couple of weeks ago Majid Hajian started a weekly video show about Flutter news. How did I miss it? It looks like I have a couple of videos to watch to catch up on.

I have noticed an increase in content about Flutter and Dart lately, both written and video. Even bigger players, like raywenderlich.com, are publishing more articles and tutorials.

It is good for the community to get more content, and, hopefully, one day we will get to the level of quantity and quality of other languages and frameworks. 🤞

- Michele Volpato

🧑‍💻 Development

Unlocking Your Flutter Widgets With Keys

Flutter uses keys to preserve state when you move around in your widget tree. In this article from raywenderlich.com, you will learn what keys are and how they work, when to use a key, and how to work with different types of keys.


🏛 Architecture

Cat and Mice – Part 2: Architecture

Bart van Wezel keeps going with the weekly series about creating a new Flutter app. This week he discusses the architecture of the app, starting from the navigation. He wonders if this architecture will also support authentication: read the article and give your opinion about it.


🗄 Backend

Announcing Appwrite 0.9: The open source Firebase alternative

Appwrite released a new version with support for Flutter desktop. Now you can register Linux, Windows, and Mac apps. 🎉


🧑‍🎨 Design

Principles Of 3D Design For Flutter

In this article, Manas Pratap Thakur shows two things: how to use Matrix4 to transform a widget to give a 3D perspective, and how to fake a 3D image by changing the visible frame depending on the value of the explicit animation. The latter feels a bit clunky to me, but it can be a good starting point.


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