Introduction to Flutter


Our core business is Flutter. But what is it and why would you choose it? Read on to learn more.

As our world keeps on digitalizing, companies are forced to not just digitalize, but also to keep updating their platforms and products to stay relevant. Competition is high, consumer expectations higher. Applications must be available across different platforms since consumers expect a seamless experience over all digital touchpoints. A time intensive and costly affair: each platform needs a different framework and coding language, and thus a different development team. At least, that is what traditionally happens. However, times are changing, and cross-platform development is on the rise.

Flutter is not the first framework to work cross-platform, but it is currently the most popular and fastest growing. It’s an open-source framework by Google. The underlying programming language is Dart. It can be used to create applications for almost any platform and type of screen, without having to recode for each application. It can be used to create applications for mobile, desktop, web and embedded devices. One codebase, countless possibilities!

Furthermore, Flutter allows for a friendly developer experience. For example, it comes with a hot reload feature which allows developers to see changes in action immediately. And because it is open-source, developers can easily find high quality tools and support from the community.

Since with Flutter multiple platforms can be supported from the same code base, there is no need for different teams organized per technology. This not only helps an organization to be structured in a simpler way. It also helps product managers to achieve feature parity over the different digital touchpoints. This reduces the time to release new features. Development time will be faster, and the support department won’t need to know different platforms, allowing for a faster onboarding. All in all flutter is a cost-efficient and time saving solution.

Are you in need of new development and do you think Flutter might be the way to go? We’d be happy to help!