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Flutter 1.0 Is Now Available: Stable Native Cross-Platform Development

The long awaited initial stable release of Google's Flutter framework has finally arrived. Today at the Flutter Live keynote, Google is announcing the release of Flutter 1.0, just 10 months after the initial beta was revealed. Developing cross-platform apps can be a mess of non-native code, so Google set out to attempt to solve this issue...

Flutter Release Preview 2 Available Now, Google Flutter 1.0 Up Next

Google's goals of simplifying cross-platform app development take another leap forward today with the announcement of Flutter Release Preview 2 at Google Developer Days China in Shanghai. This is an important milestone in Flutter's history, as it is the last major release before Flutter 1.0 is launched, and allows us to truly get a feel for...

Google Flutter Release Preview 1: Next-Gen Native App Design

Cross-platform development is a difficult problem to solve, but Google feels that they have created a toolkit that will go a long way to helping simplify it with Flutter. Earlier this year at Google I/O, they announced Flutter Beta 3, which they felt was a production ready build of the cross-platform UI framework. Google is...

Google’s Flutter Beta 3 Takes Another Leap Towards Simple Cross-Platform App Design

Tomorrow at Google I/O’s developers keynote, we will see the official launch of Flutter Beta 3. This beta is an important step towards the 1.0 build for Flutter, with a heavy focus on solidifying the improvements that Google has been working since they launched the initial Flutter Beta. First and foremost among those improvements is the...

Google Launches Flutter Framework Beta for Native App Design

Today at Mobile World Congress, Google is announcing a major update in their attempts to simplify UI development across platforms. With the launch of the first beta build of Flutter, Google hopes to signal that their new mobile UI framework is stable enough for use in mainstream apps. While Flutter was unveiled in its current form...

Microsoft Announces Important Features At Build 2017

One of the most anticipated events of the year is over: at Build, Microsoft presented its newest ideas and features, all of which should soon hit personal computers, tablets and phones, with the bulk of new functionality included in the fall Fall Creators Update. Microsoft held the Build 2017 conference in Seattle, and during the conference...

MechDome is a Developer Tool that Automatically Converts Android Apps into iOS and OSX Apps

Cross-platform development has presented a major challenge for most independent developers for many years. Quite often, it's simply too much of an time and resource investment to learn a new programming language in order to port your app over to another platform. For years, this fact of resource allocation is what has pushed many developers to...

Cross-Platform Encrypted Messaging with Signal 2.0

Privacy and security are two increasingly important factors in today's globalized world, and with the surge of internet spying by government agencies and third parties, wiretaps are an everyday thing that don't just concern James Bond anymore. Encryption made its way to the semi-mainstream messaging world with the Telegram platform, but while millions flocked to it,...