Google's New SDK for Making Cross-Platform Apps Launches in Beta

Google releases Flutter SDK beta, for better cross-platform app development

The cross-platform development framework, which got an alpha SDK release previous year, is claimed to offer developers a source to build high-quality native interfaces for both Android and iOS platforms.

"But wait!" you're saying, "Google already has a mobile SDK!"

That's because app developers will be able to easily generate a Fuchsia version of their software alongside whichever other versions they're already producing. It now has two mobile app SDKs: Android and Flutter.

Google releases Flutter SDK beta, for better cross-platform app development
Google Pushes For Faster Cross Platform Apps With Flutter Beta Toolkit

Code written specifically for Android or iOS is depressingly unportable.

Furthermore, unlike other cross-platform alternatives, Flutter doesn't run in a device's WebView or use some kind of bridging mechanism to leverage native iOS or Android widgets such as buttons, listviews and so on.

Interestingly, it is in Google's own interest that it has mooted the idea of a new app development platform that can cater to Android and iOS at the same time.

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This is basically the "video game" method of app development.

Flutter has already been used by Google in some of its major projects. The benefit of doing this is that the Flutter is fast. This app will help you to use PC's mouse through the mobile device. Well, developing apps that support multiple platforms and for different devices can be a pain for developers. There are preloaded UI widgets for Material Design and Cupertino design languages as well as support for Android Studio an Visual Studio Code. Google, though, is finishing up a tool called Flutter that gives apps a native look for either mobile realm. "By shipping our own graphics engine, we offer consistent design as your designers envisioned".

Flutter has a good sales pitch for developers, too, beyond just the dual-platform capabilities. Flutter apps run via natively compiled code so they perform better than apps run via interpreter and Flutter has been created to deliver a "constant 60fps". While finished package apps get Ahead of Time (AoT) compiled with a lengthy compile time, for development there's a JiT (Just in Time) compiler that is super fast.

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"The brand identity and customization of the app's aesthetic design is now becoming more important than strictly adhering to traditional platform aesthetics", Google says in its Flutter FAQ.

"Our tools also improved significantly, with support for Android Studio, Visual Studio Code, new refactorings to help you manage your widget code, platform interop to expose the power of mobile platforms to Flutter code, improved stateful hot reloads, and a new widget inspector to help you browse the widget tree". You can also mix and match techniques, if you have the expertise.

Google writes, "Flutter targets the sweet spot of mobile development: performance and platform integrations of native mobile, with high-velocity development and multi-platform reach of portable UI toolkits".

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