Michele Volpato

Michele Volpato

This week in Flutter #111: Add widgets to your phone home screen in Flutter

โ€” Newsletter

One of the areas that Flutter does not cover compared to native iOS and Android development is the possibility to add home screen widgets. On iOS and on Android, you can add app-specific widgets to your phone home screen but this cannot be done with just Flutter. So it is nice to see that the Flutter team takes these framework limitations into consideration and created a codelab to help developers do that.

- Michele Volpato

๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿ’ป Development in Flutter

AWS Amplify Analytics with Flutter

by Prachi Shukla

Knowing how the users interact with your Flutter app is the only way you can measure user experience improvement. Collecting and reporting analytics events is the less intrusive solution to improve your knowledge about the usage of your app. There are many tools you can use to track user events, one of them is Amplify Analytics.

Advanced topic with Webview in Flutter

by Guillaume Bernos

As a developer, I am not a big fan of using webviews in an app, unless your team is also the owner of the pages to load in the webviews. So I try to avoid them when possible. In this talk, Guillaume recommends using the flutter_inappwebview package for advanced functionality, such as service workers and cookie management. See some examples of how to properly integrate and interact with web views, and learn how to use JavaScript to resolve display issues.

Parsing JSON in Flutter

by Sardor Islomov

This is a comprehensive resource to learn how to parse JSON in a Flutter app. Nothing much more to say. Do you want to learn how to parse JSON? Read this article.

Flutteron 2023: worth watching talks

by Pavel Sulimau

Another week has passed since Fluttercon in Berlin and even more people shared their favorite talks of the conference. Pavel mentions a talk about custom_lints by Remi Rousselet. I did not follow that talk, but, recently, a video about it was published online. I am going to watch it.

๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Flutter Podcasts

Decoding Fluttercon 2023: A Look at the Future of Flutter and My Live Coding Journey

by Max Weber

More about Fluttercon in this episode of the Beyond Flutter podcast. Max was also a speaker at the conference.

๐ŸŽฅ Flutter videos

Observable Flutter: Debugging Multipong

with Craig Labenz

“At FlutterCon in Berlin, Craig presented a multiplayer implementation of Pong. The only problem was - it crashed as soon as the Cloud Run service started to scale up. Tune in to help debug what went wrong.”

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป Software engineering

Being a good mentor โ€“ a developers guide

by Vadim Kravcenko

Mentorship helps both the mentee and the mentor. How do you get started with mentorship as a senior and how do you do it the right way? Well, a starting point is reading this extensive article.

That’s it for this week.

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Have a bug-free week,

- Michele Volpato

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