Ever since Google released the first stable version of Flutter 1.0 in December 2018, it has been used to craft amazing and functional applications, ensuring seamless performance. The intriguing characteristics and features of Flutter have persuaded many developers to experiment with app building using Flutter. During the initial days, Flutter focused only on building cross-platform mobile applications for Android and iOS. However, web and desktop applications were always included in their planning (read the Flutter roadmap for further confirmation).
Before Flutter for web development was implemented, the project was codenamed as HummingBird. On 7th May 2019, the same was made available as Flutter for the Web preview version. And since then, Flutter development companies have been using it to build highly interactive, graphic-rich, engaging applications. Let’s have a brief informational section about Flutter.
It is an open-source UI software toolkit that offers incredible support in building impressive applications. Alibaba, The New York Times, eBay has already started reaping benefits using the Flutter framework.
With Flutter, everything is written in Dart programming language which can be compiled and used for mobile and web applications. You can reuse the Flutter mobile application code and deploy it to web servers without even using the browser plugins. However, the difference lies in the engine. For mobile applications, the Flutter engine uses Skia, C++, Dart along with a few portions of platform-specific code. But the web applications, Flutter engine relies on various technologies and tools.