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Flutter Cookbook

By : Simone Alessandria, Brian Kayfitz
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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)
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How to do it...

In order to deploy your web app to the Firebase hosting platform, please take the following steps: 

  1. Open a Terminal window and move it to your project folder.

  2. Type the following command:

 flutter build web --web-renderer html
  1. Open your browser and go to the Firebase console at the address
  2. Create a new Firebase project (you can also use an existing one).

For a refresher on Firebase projects, see the Configuring a Firebase app recipe in Chapter 12Using Firebase.
  1. Download the Firebase CLI. You will find the link for your OS at
  2. In your Terminal, type the following command:
 firebase login
  1. From the browser window that asks for your login, confirm your credentials and allow the required permissions. At the end of the process, note the success message in your browser:

  1. In your terminal, note the success message: ✔ Success! Logged in as [yourusername...