Michele Volpato

Michele Volpato

This week in Flutter #125: The Flutteristas Conference should be live on YouTube

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The Flutteristas Conference should be live on YouTube by the time you read this. I’m looking forward to watching the talks. There are some great speakers, and also a code challenge about art and Flutter. I’m curious to see what people will come up with.

- Michele Volpato

🧑‍💻 Development in Flutter

Isolates in Dart and Flutter

by Sahil Garg

This is a good article if you have never used isolates in Dart. It explains what isolates are, how they work, and how to use them in Flutter.

Styling Google Maps In Your Flutter App

by Ayevbeosa Iyamu

You do not have to use the default, boring Google Maps style in your Flutter app. You can customize it to match your app’s style. It can be done in two ways: using the Google Maps Styling Wizard or using Google Cloud Console. Look at the article to see how pretty you can make your maps.

Explore Memory Leaks In Flutter

by Shaiq khan

How can you prevent memory leaks in Flutter? Learn more about memory leaks and how to prevent them in this article.

🛠️ Tools to improve your Flutter experience

How to Test Native Features in Flutter Apps with Patrol and Codemagic

by Kevin Suhajda

The Flutter framework gives you a way to do integration tests, but it is more difficult to test native features. With Flutter you get access to a lot of native features, but how do you test them? This article shows how to use Patrol to test native features in Flutter apps.

🎥 Flutter videos

Observable Flutter #28: Faking 3D graphics

with Craig Labenz and Filip Hráček

I linked articles from Filip in this newsletter. In this video, he shows how to create a 3D effect in Flutter using a 2D canvas.

2D scrolling - Flutter Build Show

Finally a new episode of the Flutter Build Show. This episode focuses on 2D scrolling in Flutter. It explains the different scrolling modes, including vertical, horizontal, and swipe scrolling, with tips on how to perform scroll testing and optimization to ensure the app runs smoothly and efficiently.

👨‍💻 Software engineering

3 actionable steps to maximize impact

A great read about how to maximize your impact in your company. It’s not just about doing your job well, but also about making sure that your work is visible to others.

Tests Too DRY? Make Them DAMP!

by Derek Snyder and Erik Kuefler

In line with the article in the previous issue, this article explains how to avoid overly DRY tests. It is an older article and the comments are also worth reading.

git rebase: what can go wrong?

by Julia Evans

“but what are the costs of using rebase? what problems has it caused for you in practice?”. This is a question that Julia asked on Mastodon, and she got a lot of answers. In this article, she summarizes the most common problems that people have with rebasing.


That’s it for this week.

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Have a bug-free week,

- Michele Volpato

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