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Discussion on: Flutter: The next big cross-platform framework?

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Thanks for sharing your experience, Amelia!

Yeah, I think a crucial thing Flutter needs to growth is people's predisposition to learn Dart!.
I think the only problem I could found in and many developers talked about is their fear to the Google's tendency to kill projects haha.
You definitely don't want to learn a entirely new language (which is very time-consuming) without certainty about its stability.

So I think it has all the potential! Maybe the maturity of Flutter's community (which is growing so fast actually) and time will answer this questions!. Also, as you've mention big firms' adoption, of Flutter and collaborations and strategic partnershipsis are great steps towards establishing its stability.

Like you, I'm pretty excited to see how things unfold!

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Amelia Vieira Rosado ๐Ÿฃโœจ

Yeah, I think a crucial thing Flutter needs to growth is people's predisposition to learn Dart!.

Which I really don't get. Why would one only learn JS (for example) and do EVERYTHING with it? What's so wrong about picking up a new language? In my opinion, if you are in tech, learning new things and staying on top of the developments is not a luxury but a necessity.

I think the only problem I could found in and many developers talked about is their fear to the Google's tendency to kill projects haha.

I wonder if this would still apply here, since Flutter is open source and all... ๐Ÿค”

You definitely don't want to learn a entirely new language (which is very time-consuming)

Well people don't learn Swift or Java because the learning curve is too steep. So, if anything, cross platform solutions are waaay easier to pick up than native development! ๐Ÿ˜œ I really don't feel like Dart is a difficult programming language to learn (doesn't take much time given that you already have programming experience), but that's me. Others may just find it too hard. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

Let us see where Flutter goes. In the meantime I'll enjoy being an early adopter! ๐Ÿ˜