© Frank Zammetti 2019
Frank ZammettiPractical Flutterhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4972-7_1

1. Flutter: A Gentle Introduction

Frank Zammetti1 
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Pottstown, PA, USA
 

Welcome to the starting line!

If you ask ten different mobile developers how they develop their mobile apps for Android and iOS devices, you’ll probably get ten different answers. But that may not be the case for long thanks to a relative newcomer on the scene: Flutter.

In this chapter, we’ll look at mobile development and how Flutter fits into that picture and, maybe in some ways, completely changes it. We’ll get up and running with Flutter, get a basic understanding of what it’s all about, and generally set the stage for building some real apps in the remainder of this book.

So, let’s ...

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