Michele Volpato

Michele Volpato

This week in Flutter #127: Very Good Articles

Very Good Ventures is a Flutter consultancy company. They collaborate with Google on projects showcasing the capabilities of Flutter. They also maintain popular open-source packages like very_good_cli and Flame.

Recently they published a couple of interesting articles: Road to 100% Test Coverage on their approach to reach 100% code coverage, and Very Good CLI License Checker, a new tool to verify that the licenses used by the packages in your project are in line with the requirements of your company.

- Michele Volpato

🧑‍💻 Development in Flutter

How we built the new Super Dash demo in Flutter and Flame in just six weeks!

Super Dash is a game built with Flutter and Flame. It was created to showcase the Endless Runner Template from the Casual Game Toolkit. In this article, the authors explain how they built it in just six weeks. They talk about the game design, the Flame engine, the animations, and more.

Flutter Connection 2024

Flutter Connection is a French conference that will take place on the 24th of April. The talks will probably be available on their website. Nothing is known yet in terms of speakers and topics. Keep an eye on their website for more information.

🎥 Flutter videos

Observable Flutter #29: Game development

with Craig Labenz

Watch Craig working on the zombie shooter game he’s building with Flutter and Flame. He’s working on animations, zombie speed, and more.

👨‍💻 Software engineering

6 tiny wording tweaks to level up your communication as a software engineer

by Jordan Cutler

“Would you be open to…” instead of Can you…”; Adding “because” to any request; “Can we…” instead of “Can you…”; “What do you think?” at the end of your suggestion; “It seems like” for stalemates in conversation; Changing the order of “but”. These are the six tips that Jordan gives us to improve our communication skills. Read the article for more details.

That’s it for this week.

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Have a bug-free week,

- Michele Volpato

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