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Flutter Cookbook

By : Simone Alessandria, Brian Kayfitz
4 (1)
Book Image

Flutter Cookbook

4 (1)
By: Simone Alessandria, Brian Kayfitz

Overview of this book

“Anyone interested in developing Flutter applications for Android or iOS should have a copy of this book on their desk.” – Amazon 5* Review Lauded as the ‘Flutter bible’ for new and experienced mobile app developers, this recipe-based guide will teach you the best practices for robust app development, as well as how to solve cross-platform development issues. From setting up and customizing your development environment to error handling and debugging, The Flutter Cookbook covers the how-tos as well as the principles behind them. As you progress, the recipes in this book will get you up to speed with the main tasks involved in app development, such as user interface and user experience (UI/UX) design, API design, and creating animations. Later chapters will focus on routing, retrieving data from web services, and persisting data locally. A dedicated section also covers Firebase and its machine learning capabilities. The last chapter is specifically designed to help you create apps for the web and desktop (Windows, Mac, and Linux). Throughout the book, you’ll also find recipes that cover the most important features needed to build a cross-platform application, along with insights into running a single codebase on different platforms. By the end of this Flutter book, you’ll be writing and delivering fully functional apps with confidence.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
About Packt

Installing Android Studio

Follow these steps to install Android Studio:

  1. You can download Android Studio at The website will autodetect your operating system and only show the appropriate download link:

  1. After Android Studio is installed, you'll need to download at least one Android SDK. From the Android Studio menu, select Preferences and then type android into the search field:

While it may be tempting to grab the most recent version of the Android SDK, you might want to choose the second most recent version, because the Flutter SDK is sometimes a bit behind Android. In most cases, it shouldn't matter, but Android is notorious for breaking compatibility, so be aware of this.

If you ever need to change your version of the Android SDK, you can always uninstall and reinstall it from this screen.

  1. You will also need to download the latest build tools, emulator, SDK platform tools, SDK tools, the Hardware Accelerated Execution...