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Flutter Desktop Apps: Getting Started

Jun 23 2021 · Video Course (58 mins) · Intermediate

Learn how to create a Flutter Desktop App for both the Macintosh and Windows platforms. Create applications that run as fast as native apps and look like a native app. Use the native menu system and access local files.

Version

  • Dart 2.12.2, Flutter 2.0.4, Android Studio 4.1.3 or higher, Visual Studo Code 1.55.0 or higher

Flutter Desktop Apps

Learn how about Flutter Desktop apps and the Todo app you will create in this series.

1

Learn how to install the beta version of Flutter to develop Flutter Desktop apps.

2

Learn how to create a Flutter desktop app for both the Macintosh and Window.

3

Learn how to set the window size of your app and set the minimum size of the window.

4

Learn how to edit and remove Macintosh menus.

5

Learn how to create and use the system menus using the menubar plugin. Learn how to respond to menu selections.

6

Learn about Macintosh Entitlements and how they used for handling file system permissions.

7

Learn how to export data to a file system using a new plugin.

8

Learn how to import and export data to a file system using a new plugin.

9

Learn how to create desktop icons for the Mac and Windows systems.

10

Learn how to create final release versions of your app to distribute.

11

Who is this for?

Developers interested in developing desktop apps for the Macintosh and Windows computers using the Flutter framework.

Covered concepts

  • Flutter UI
  • Desktop Development
  • Desktop Menus
  • Importing and Exporting data
  • Saving data to a database

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