Flutter - Dependency Hell

With the recent move to Dart 3, many applications out there are upgrading to take advantage of null safety. Null safety IS awesome, but what isn’t awesome is the plethora of packages out there in Pub that don’t yet support these breaking changes. Why is this an issue? Because most Flutter apps built out there (particularly ones built by low-code tools) have tons of dependencies. Odds are one of these will break when performing a major upgrade like this.

What's Next: FIT.jl and Running Data Analysis

What I’ve been working on I’ve been working lately on a new Flutter app for mom-and-pop fast casual restaurants. The idea was brought to me when I was too early for a Bible study in the morning and the manager spoke with me about his app idea. Once he found out I was a software engineer, he could not resist the temptation to tell me about his app idea, but he’s only human!

Why Flutter: What I've Been Working On

Over the last few months, I have been working on a side project that I intend to launch this coming fall. I’ve been working on a mobile app that will provide users with a new form of social networking. The choice I had to make was whether or not I should use a cross-platform framework. 3 choices stood out to me, React Native, Flutter, and Nativescript. All of these choices have their pros and cons, but what I eventually chose was Flutter.