Our first have a look at Google’s Flutter-based UWP apps for Windows 10

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Flutter for Windows 10
Flutter for Windows 10

Flutter cross-platform UI framework is likely one of the fastest-growing languages on Github for cell apps, net apps, and even desktop apps. Google first introduced Flutter in December 2018 for the cell platform earlier than increasing the frameworks to the net, macOS, Linux, and now Windows 10.

According to Google, greater than 500,000 builders are already utilizing the framework and 80,000 Flutter-built Android apps have been revealed to Google Play Store to this point.

Microsoft has additionally supplied help for Flutter frameworks on Surface Duo by way of its SDK and Flutter samples.

Google has already confirmed that Windows desktop help is in technical preview, however the tooling isn’t but secure. Previously, Google prompt that Flutter could possibly be supported on Win32 and UWP apps by way of an ’embedder’ the place Flutter could be embedded.

Now, it seems that Flutter UWP apps could possibly be coming to the Windows 10 Store ahead of anticipated if a brand new Proof of Concept (PoC) is considered.

Flutter UWP

According to a brand new Microsoft Store itemizing, it seems that somebody from Google’s Flutter desktop improvement crew has revealed an instance (proof-of-concept) that exhibits off a UWP app made utilizing the Flutter framework for Windows 10.

“An example demo that shows the Flutter framework running as a UWP on Windows. This app is a proof-of-concept at this time,” the Microsoft Store itemizing reads.

Strangely, this Microsoft Store itemizing isn’t discoverable with net search engines like google and yahoo, which seems to recommend that Google isn’t but able to share extra particulars.

According to a bug post on Github, Googlers are working with Microsoft to allow UWP help in Flutter frameworks. Based on current discussions, Google is at present making an attempt to determine how they’re going to allow debugging, sizzling reload, and so forth for the UWP-based Flutter apps.

In June, Tim Sneath, a Google product supervisor for Dart and Flutter – famous that Flutter would make an excellent match for Windows 10, 10X, Surface gadgets, and even Win32 desktop apps.

“[We] would gladly support a close collaboration with Microsoft to build a high-quality solution,” Google’s product supervisor said.

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