Why Flutter Uses Dart

Wm Leler explains why Flutter uses Dart: Here is a quick list of the Dart features that together make it indispensable for Flutter: Dart is AOT (Ahead Of Time) compiled to fast, predictable, native code, which allows almost all of Flutter to be written in Dart. This...

Airbnb, Udacity Abandon React Native

Within the space of two weeks, two major enterprise dev teams have announced they have abandoned React Native, the Facebook-originated technology unveiled five years ago as a new way to code native mobile apps using JavaScript. View original...

Announcing Flutter Release Preview 1

Today, we’re delighted to announce Flutter Release Preview 1, signaling a new phase of development for Flutter as we move into the final stages of stabilization for 1.0. View original...

Building Forms with Flutter

Over the years many of the apps I have built dealt with data – searching for data, listing data, submitting new data, etc.  In all of those apps there was one thing they all shared – a requirement to allow a user to submit data to a back-end via some sort of form....

25 Best Free Animation Libraries for Web Developers

Upgrade your CSS animations with some Javascript! These free animation libraries will help web developers save time, create more with less code and design amazing animated projects! These free JS animation libraries in this list are very well-coded and can be used for...

Flutter How-To: Using BottomAppBar widget

Google has just announced Flutter beta 3 which includes a new Material Design component called ‘BottomAppBar widget’. As soon as I read the blog post, I thought of trying this new widget out. This new Material component can be seen in action in the recently launched...

Google launches Flutter Beta 3, its Android and iOS mobile app SDK

Ahead of its I/O 2018 developers conference, Google has launched the third beta release of Flutter, its open-source mobile UI framework that helps developers build native interfaces for Android and iOS. The Flutter SDK has also gained official support from the...

Implementing adaptive master-detail layouts in Flutter

Usually, when developing apps for mobile phones, having too much screen real estate is not the problem. In fact, quite the contrary. Much thought has to be put into how to structure the app so that it does not feel cluttered. On tablets, it is a whole different story....

SVG Resizing Problems in IE9 and Other Browsers

Today we are performing SVG tests on the various major browsers to see why typical images don’t always get transformed or rendered properly. SVG, or Scalable Vector Graphics, have been around since 1999, but are only recently becoming more widely supported in web...

Flutter Architecture Samples

Flutter provides a lot of flexibility in deciding how to organize and architect your apps. While this freedom is very valuable, it can also lead to apps with large classes, inconsistent naming schemes, as well as mismatching or missing architectures. [mgamazon...

Forms in Flutter beta 2 – important limitations

After trying to get Flutter forms to work, mixed with learning Dart and all the Flutter's intricacies, i came to the conclusion that Form support in Flutter is, at best, sub-par. Namely, there seems to be no support to sequence the inputs (e.g. when you insert text in...

ISO 8601 Week number in PHP, MySQL and MSSQL

The following methods calculate the ISO 8601 Week number in PHP, MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server, with the same exact results. All the examples below are using the same week criteria: week stars on Monday. MySQL is easy, as it supports this directly: SELECT...

Centos 6, running PHP7 alongside stock PHP5

I have a couple of servers running PHP 5.x.x on CentOS 6 and i want to migrate some to PHP7, without worrying about the older stuff. So, i could compile PHP7 from source, setup FPM and Opcache for it, etc, etc, but i found out that REMI as a solution for this...

One Keyboard+Mouse, multiple computers, the Microsoft way

From Microsoft Garage, the new "Mouse without Borders" - it supports also keyboard, clipboard and file drag and drop. Its an alternative to Synergy, Input Director and similar solutions. I'll give it a try later. Download it...

Setup Lighthouse, CentOS, 3 simple steps

Lighthouse analyzes web apps and web pages, collecting modern performance metrics and insights on developer best practices. Here is a simple 3 step setup guide for CentOS: Setup the EPEL yum repository install nodejs and npm using YUM Run npm install -g lighthouse And...

SystemD quick cheat sheet

A small collection of Systemd commands, along with the Sysvinit counterparts. Sysvinit Command Systemd Command Notes service frobozz start systemctl start frobozz Used to start a service (not reboot persistent) service frobozz stop systemctl stop frobozz Used to stop...

NativeScript example, step by step, Windows 10

A tiny, 5 minute, tutorial on creating a new empty project using NativeScript + TypeScript, compiling it and running in Android. First of all, install NativeScript (NodeJS v4.6.0 x64)plus the latest NativeScript. Check if the installation is OK: tns...

Converting multi-page PDF to PNG using ImageMagick

Quick tutorial on converting PDF files to PNG using ImageMagick in CentOS. Foreplay: install ImageMagick First, install ImageMagick using yum. As ImageMagick is not available, you need to activate the EPEL repository in your CentOS installation. wget...

Web font generator

At fontSquirrel. You upload your font and it generates every known format, CSS code and even embeds fonts inside CSS using base64 data.

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