Michele Volpato

Michele Volpato

This week in Flutter #61: A short introduction this week

I was sick this week, so let’s skip the introduction and go directly to the links!

- Michele Volpato

Development ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿ’ป

๐Ÿ”— Why do my Flutter screens look washed out?

Why does your Flutter app look different from the Figma designs it is based on? Read Manav’s explanation.

๐Ÿ”— Adding speech-to-text and text-to-speech support in a Flutter app

For accessibility reasons, you might want to turn the user’s voice into text, or read out loud some text from your Flutter app. Speech-to-text and text-to-speech are what you are looking for. With the help of a couple of packages, you can add them to your app. Via Pinkesh Darji.

๐Ÿ”— Writing your first test in Dart

The series of articles on Test Driven Development by Stephan E.G. Veenstra continues with writing the first tests for the example package Tic-Tac-Toe.

Tools ๐Ÿ› 

๐Ÿ”— Figma to Flutter: Convert Global Styles & ThemeData

I already wrote about Parabeac in previous issues of this newsletter. But here I am writing about it again. In this update, Ivan Huerta describes code generation for global colors and text styles.

Others ๐Ÿคทโ€โ™‚๏ธ

๐Ÿ”— Effective Phone Screen Interview Tactics for Mobile Developers

Last week I linked an article about getting ready for an interview as a software developer. This week I link another article about getting ready for a phone screen interview by Harlan Kellaway.

๐Ÿ”— NavigationRail (Widget of the Week)

In this episode of Widget of the Week, Craig Labenz teaches you how to use a NavigationRail instead of a BottomNavigationBar.

That’s it for this week.

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Have a bug-free week,

- Michele Volpato

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