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Flutter modernizes the app development process and works on any screen. Integrates with Android Studio.


 # if command fails, run as sudo
 $ sudo snap install flutter --classic
 $ sudo snap alias flutter.dart dart
 $ sudo snap install android-studio --classic
 $ android-studio
 $ flutter config --android-studio-dir /snap/android-studio/current/android-studio
 $ flutter config --android-sdk ~/Android/Sdk
 # Android SDK Command line tools
 > Android Studio > File > Settings > System Settings > Android SDK > SDK Tools > Select: Android SDK Command-Line Tools > Apply
 # You may need to restart any open editors for them to read new settings.
 $ flutter doctor --android-licenses
 $ flutter channel 
 # update Flutter to the latest dev branch revision
 $ flutter upgrade
 # enable Linux toolchain
 $ flutter config --enable-linux-desktop
 # enable macOS toolchain
 $ flutter config --enable-macos-desktop
 # enable Windows toolchain
 $ flutter config --enable-windows-desktop
 $ flutter doctor

Flutter Plugin

 1. Open plugin preferences (File > Settings > Plugins).
 2. Select Marketplace, select the Flutter plugin and click Install.

Create an Android App

 1. Open the IDE and select New Flutter Project.
 2. Select Flutter, verify the Flutter SDK path with the SDK’s location. Then click Next.
 3. Enter a project name (for example, my_app).
 4. Select Application as the project type. Then click Next.
 5. Click Finish.
 6. Wait for Android Studio to create the project.

Run the Android app

 1. Locate the main Android Studio toolbar: Main IntelliJ toolbar
 2. In the target selector, select an Android device for running the app. If none are listed as available, select Tools > AVD Manager and create one there. For details, see Managing AVDs.
 3. Click the run icon in the toolbar, or invoke the menu item Run > Run.

External Flutter Packages

 $ flutter pub add english_words
 $ flutter pub get
 # add this line of code to /lib/main.dart
 import 'package:english_words/english_words.dart';