• Foldable phones are about to get much better with new app development tools

    1 month ago - By Android Central

    Microsoft's work with Google on improving foldable phones is starting to pay off.
    What you need to know
    Microsoft has announced support for foldable phones in Flutter.
    The new implementations make it easy for app developers to accommodate dual or folding displays.
    Google and Microsoft have been working together on bringing Surface Duo features into Android.
    Foldable phones like the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 are no doubt an impressive step forward for smartphones, but there are still plenty of things to iron out before they can become more mainstream. Aside from the price, which is often...
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  • Version 2 of Google's Flutter toolkit adds support for desktop and web apps

    Version 2 of Google's Flutter toolkit adds support for desktop and web apps

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    At an online event , Google today announced Flutter 2 , the newest version of its open-source UI toolkit for building portable apps. While Flutter started out with a focus on mobile when it first launched two years ago, it spread its wings in recent years and with version 2, Flutter now supports web and desktop apps out of the box. With that, Flutter users can now use the same codebase to build apps for iOS, Android, Windows, MacOS, Linux and the web.
    “The big thing that justifies the major version number shift is, of course, the availability of web and desktop support,” Flutter product...
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  • Microsoft teams up with Google to improve apps the Surface Duo

    Microsoft teams up with Google to improve apps the Surface Duo

    1 month ago - By Windows Central

    Microsoft worked with Google to help developers optimize apps for foldable Android devices.
    What you need to know
    Google announced Flutter 2 today, a major update to the cross-platform UI framework.
    Microsoft has worked with Google to improve Flutter on foldable devices like the Surface Duo.
    Microsoft has also worked to help Flutter work well with Windows.
    Google's Flutter is a cross-platform UI framework that allows developers to create apps across several platforms that share a single codebase. Flutter works with iOS, Android, Windows, macOS, LInux, and the web. Today, Google announced...
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  • Google could be the unlikely ally that helps bring apps to Windows 10

    Google could be the unlikely ally that helps bring apps to Windows 10

    1 month ago - By Windows Central

    Google may seem like an unlikely ally, but its efforts with Flutter 2 could bring thousands of app experiences to Windows 10 through the web.
    What you need to know
    Google unveiled Flutter 2 today, which is a major update to the cross-platform UI toolkit.
    The update brings "production-quality support for the web" to Flutter.
    As a result of the update, developers can easily bring app experience built on Flutter to the web.
    Today, Google announced Flutter 2, which is a major upgrade to the development tool. Flutter allows developers to share a codebase to ship native apps to iOS, Android...
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