Andrei Diaconu

Senior Software Engineer, Surface Duo Developer Experience

Enhancing Flutter for dual-screen and foldable devices at Microsoft.

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Responsive layouts in Flutter with TwoPane

Welcome to another Flutter update. This time we will dive into TwoPane, tell you how to get it from pub.dev and focus on the types of layouts you can build with it. Before we get to examples, we will first see what parameters it exposes. This widget has cousins in other frameworks, making its context interesting to explore. Let us first ...

Flutter foldable support is now stable

Hello! Flutter 3 was announced last week, and we have good news to share with you. The foldable support that we contributed to Flutter is now released in the latest stable branch. Let us dive into what this means for you. We will first go over the new API that you can use and then review what else Flutter now does for you out of the box...

Foldable Flutter follow-up

How else to start this article other than saying Hello Flutter developers! This is an update on the foldable support we are contributing to Flutter, along with samples and other goodies for you to try out. Before we dive in, here is a video presenting most of what you are about to read. This is from the Flutter Vikings conference which ...

A new angle on Flutter

Hello Flutter developers! Today we are taking a closer look at the hinge on Microsoft Surface Duo and other foldable devices. The hinge holds the two parts of the device together, but it also has a sensor inside which tells us about the angle between the two screens. Figure 1: Surface Duo Hinge in action Hinge angle vs ...

Announcing Flutter support for foldable devices

Flutter is one of the fastest growing frameworks today and certainly a powerful toolkit for building amazing apps, which is why we’re adding foldable support. Earlier today Microsoft announced a preview of foldable support for Flutter, at Google’s Flutter Engage. We love Flutter and foldable devices and want developers to have ...