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This Week in Dart - Issue 1

Hello fellow Dartisans! Welcome to the second issue of This Week in Dart! This Week in Dart's aim is to be a useful collection of changes and news from across the Dart ecosystem and its surrounding community.

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This was an especially busy week for Dart as Google I/O was this past week, May 11-12, available to stream online.

This year saw a lot of exciting content and announcements for developers using Google products or services, including Dart 2.17 and Flutter 3.

To catch up on the Dart and Flutter announcements and learning materials, see the Flutter page on the Google I/O 2022 site.

Community updates



Learning materials

Project releases and updates

Dart SDK updates

31 unique authors have contributed 99 commits to the Dart SDK in the past week.

The following are some handpicked, interesting changes:

Keep in mind, none of these changes are guaranteed to eventually land in a stable release.

Package of the week

The package of the week is rohd!

The Rapid Open Hardware Development (ROHD) framework is a framework by Intel for describing and verifying hardware in the Dart programming language. ROHD enables you to build and traverse a graph of connectivity between module objects using unrestricted software.

Dart's package ecosystem is growing fast, and we want to help foster that growth. If you know of any great open source projects, let us know by suggesting a package on GitHub discussions.

Upcoming events

Find an event near you or online and connect with other Dart developers!

Always be sure to check the Flutter Meetup Network and the Dart Language tag on Meetup for more events as well.

Let us know about other future events on the events discussion board.



Quotes and notes

Oh dang. That super parameters feature fixes one of my biggest annoyances when using Flutter. Thanks devs. That is very much appreciated.

—DeedleFake on /r/dartlang

Writing apps in #Flutter is like meditation for me.

—Flutter Carl on Twitter

Share quotes and comments you see and hear about Dart on our quotes discussion board for future inclusion!

Dart jobs

The following are some jobs that will provide you the opportunity to use or even build Dart.

If you know of any jobs which use or are related to Dart, let us know in the Job postings for Dart discussion board.


Very Good Ventures