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Managing State in Flutter 1

by Mike Van Sickle

Flutter represents the leading edge in the pursuit to create cross-platform mobile applications from a single code base. Learn the mechanisms that Flutter offers to efficiently manage application state while keeping application code well organized.

What you'll learn

Flutter is arguably one of the best options for creating truly cross-platform mobile applications. One of the challenges that many developers face when learning Flutter, however, is how to successfully apply its reactive data model to real applications. In this course, Managing State in Flutter, you’ll learn about the most commonly used state management options that Flutter offers and when to apply each one. First, you’ll explore how to manage data within a single component using Stateful widgets. Next, you’ll discover your options for sharing state among a collection of widgets using Providers. Finally, you’ll learn how to using the BLoC pattern to separate your application’s business logic from its visual elements. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of what your state management options are and when to apply them in your own Flutter applications.

About the author

Michael Van Sickle is an application architect in Akron, Ohio. He started his career as a mechanical engineer, designing components for the automotive industry, before changing to software engineering. He is passionate about learning new programming languages and is comfortable working in Java, C#, JavaScript, PHP, and F#. Mike also loves learning about user experience design and is taking a lead role in his company's attempt to make applications that are elegant and simple. When he i... more

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