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As a Flutter developer I’m sure you heard about this popular sentence: “Everything’s a Widget” at least once in your dev life. It’s kind of the Flutter’s catch phrase and it reveals the inner force of this extraordinarily good SDK!

When we dive in the Widget catalog, we can see…


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In a previous blog post I introduced Maestro which is for now an experiment to manage you app state in a Flutter application.
Today I will show you how to use the power of Freezed ⚡️ to create the models and the states. …


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We already have a huge bunch of options for managing our app state in Flutter, so you could wonder why spend some time on another one?
The reason is simple: I love creating things, I can’t stop. Sometimes I find myself thinking about what I could make when I rock my…


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I love how Flutter is designed. The combination of immutables objects, the and mutables ones called is very powerful although not super intuitive for beginners.

We can do a lot just by composing widgets with and , but we cannot do everything, or not in an efficient…


Every Hero needs a Sidekick

Animations can turn a great app into an astounding and unforgettable one. They are a big part of the user experience and without them, an application doesn’t really look attractive.

Thanks to Flutter, it’s easier than ever to animate the UI of your app in order to reinforce the user’s…


It’s a kind of magic ✨

Dart mixer (modified from shareicon)

When I started to learn Dart, the concept of mixins was new for me.
I come from the C# world, where it does not exist (at least prior to C# 8.0, to the best of my knowledge). …


Dependency injection for Dart and Flutter

Today, I’m very pleased to announce kiwi, a dependency injection library for Dart and Flutter which aims to be simple and fast.

Why?

Even if I’m writing a small application, I tend to separate the logic from the UI. …


In a previous article, I explained how I reproduced the iOS sliding row animation in Flutter, through my Slidable widget. In that article I used some animations to illustrate my words and today I’m going to show you how I created them.

📐 The tools

I first looked for animations tools, but I…


Deep dive on the SlidableDrawerDelegate

In a previous article, I explained how I created the Slidable widget. Today we’re going to dissect an essential component of it: the SlidableDrawerDelegate.

🤔 What is it?

In the Slidable widget, the developer can choose how the slide actions animate through what I named SlidableDelegates. The SlidableDrawerDelegate is one of the built-in ones:


Synopsis

This is the story behind the creation of the Slidable widget (available here). A widget that let you add contextual actions on your list items when you are sliding it to the left or to the right.

How everything started

I’m a passionate developer. This is what I do for living, but it’s…

Romain Rastel

Flutter addict

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