Do you need to develop cross-platform mobile apps in no time? Then the amazing Flutter framework is the place to be. This framework is a powerful tool in building apps, websites, and desktop software. Flutter is free, open-source, and offers the fastest development experience for creating high-quality apps on iOS and Android. I’m going to show you some of the best Flutter apps that I’ve come across, and why they’re so awesome.
What makes Flutter unique, and why you must start adopting this framework?
FAST. Flutter renders applications content really fast since it utilizes Skia graphic engine in painting the screen. This graphic engine is powered by Googled and written in C++, known for speed, and is now fueling the Flutter.
ALL ABOUT WIDGETS. Managing your project or User Interface is easier with a set of widgets Flutter provides. It is all about the widget here, thereby increasing classes’ and codes’ usability. Regardless of your requirements, you can customize your widget or enjoy the in-build ones provided by Flutter.
EASY TO UNDERSTAND USER-FRIENDLY INTERFACE. Flutter’s user interface is smooth, and the platform is easy to understand, simple yet effective. If Flutter is not API-supported released by iOS and Android, there are other platform channels one can use in exposing native API. And this is what sets Flutters ahead of the competition.
Amazing Apps Built with Flutter
And to give you an idea just how amazing this is, here are some amazing apps built with Flutter.
This is my Android app which was made with the purpose of showcasing capability of Flutter on Android. It is a collection of widgets and animations with source code, all built with Flutter. You can learn the basics of Flutter widgets and keep posted with latest source codes for many Flutter design patterns.
Google Stadia, Google Ads, Google Assistant, Google Pay
Google created Flutter for themselves because they needed a way to create apps for other platforms such web and desktop without rewriting from scratch for every new platform.
Google Stadia is a game streaming platform for gamers. You can have it on your phone, Google or Apple. They used Flutter to build the Stadia app and they used it during the prototype stage of the project.
Flutter is also used in the new Google Ads app. This app offers a better way to see insight of what you are doing and alerts about your campaigns. You can also edit campaigns with this app and contact experts in Google through it.
There are an increasing in the number of Google Assistant apps powered by Flutter. After thinking about the risks and reasons to migrate, the team who made Google Pay decided to use Flutter.
Baidu Tieba is the largest Chinese communication platform hosted by Chinese search engine company Baidu.
The Alibaba Group, a global name for eCommerce, has created a new app powered by Flutter framework for a better performance compared to others.
A team of developer from a company called Xianyu created an app that is like the second biggest company in China. They used the Flutter app to make it. It has been downloaded fifty million times and has over 10 million active users every day. Using Flutter helped them to save time because they could develop and maintain the app with a single codebase.
You get rewards for using your credit card each time you make a purchase, and Birch is a great app to accumulate those rewards. Flutter also allows you to build a highly secure app. If you want to look into packages on how to secure stored data, check out pub.dev.
Flutter now powers a motor application to buy and sell vehicles for the biggest shopping platform online, eBay. The app is available on both the Play Store and App Store, even though eBay has an existing eCommerce platform app already going.
The merchant app for Grab is created in response to the widening market of food delivery on top of transport, financial, on-demand delivery, and consumer services. The app covers everything from security to performance as well as User Interface.
With approximately 9 Million users, the Insight Timer speaks of the Flutter framework’s strength. Created using Flutter, this app is all about meditation from music, experts’ suggestion to posts as well as guidance.
Reflectly – Journal / Diary
Reflectly is a personal journal and diary driven by artificial intelligence to enable you to deal with negative thoughts, make positivity louder and to teach you about the science of well-being.
Reflectly was firstly made using React Native technology. The team made the iOS version of the app first. But when they wanted to make an Android version, they ran into some problems. The popularity of the app was so big, they needed to rewrite it. They decided to pick up Flutter as the framework.
India’s biggest sports app, Dream 11, handles more than 50 Million users and audiences on various platforms like Android and iOS.
A smart light from Phillips allows you to set and control your lighting. Base your mood using the RGB color scheme using this app.
Official app of the hit Broadway musical serves up daily lotteries, exclusive news, a trivia game a merchandise store, and more.
Conclusion: Flutter’s unique aspect is that it has a mathematically precise rendering engine and uses the Dart programming language. It also provides two-way data binding, which means developers are able to work with their UI code in much more of an intuitive way than before. This makes for faster coding cycles and less time spent debugging problems! If you’re an end user who is looking for some new apps to try out on your next Android device or you are a developer who is determining Flutter’s capability, check these out! Which app do you think would be best for what type of user? Why?