What’s new

This page contains current and previous announcements of what’s new on the Flutter website and blog. For details about what’s new in the Flutter releases see the release notes page.

To stay on top of Flutter announcements, including breaking changes, join the flutter-announce Google group.

For Dart, you can join the Dart Announce Google group, and review the Dart changelog.

May 11, 2022, Google I/O Edition: Flutter 3 release

Flutter 3 is live!!! For more information, see Introducing Flutter 3, What’s new in Flutter 3, and Dart 2.17: Productivity and integration (free articles on Medium), and the Flutter 3 release notes.

Docs updated or added since the 2.10 release

  • We have launched the Casual Games Toolkit to help you build games with Flutter. Learn more on the Games page and the Games doc page.
  • Are you struggling to level up as a Flutter developer? We have created the Happy paths project to help. Learn more on the Happy paths page.
  • Are you a web developer who would like more control over your app’s launch process? Check out the new page, Customizing web app initialization, which has been added to the newly updated and collected web docs under /development/platform-integration/web.
  • Flutter 3 supports Apple Silicon processors. We’ve updated the macOS install page to offer an Apple Silicon download button.
  • In Flutter 3, the macOS and Linux platforms have reached stable, in addition to Windows. You can now develop your app to run on any or all of these platforms. As a result, the Desktop (and related) pages are updated.
  • The Performance best practices page has largely been rewritten and moved to be more visible. The changes include additional advice on avoiding jank, including how to minimize layout passes caused by intrinsics, and techniques to minimize calls to saveLayer().
  • Firebase’s Flutter docs have been overhauled. Check out the newly updated Flutter Firebase get started guide.
  • The dart.dev site has its own what’s new page, but one new page of note is the guide, Learning Dart as a JavaScript developer. Stay tuned for similar articles on Swift and C#.

Codelabs and workshops

We have a new codelab since the last stable release:

Also, check out the workshops written by our GDEs and available on the Flutter community blog.

Videos

Google I/O 2022 is over, but you can still check out the Flutter-specific updates and talks from Google I/O on the videos page.


Feb 3, 2022, Windows Support: 2.10 release

Desktop support for Microsoft Windows (a central feature of the 2.10 release) is live! For more information, see Announcing Flutter for Windows and What’s new in Flutter 2.10, free articles on Medium.


December 8, 2021: 2.8 release

Flutter 2.8 is live! For details, see Announcing Flutter 2.8 and What’s new in Flutter 2.8.

September 8, 2021: 2.5 release

Flutter 2.5 is live! For details, see What’s new in Flutter 2.5.

We’ve made significant changes to flutter/website repo to make it easier to use and maintain. If you contribute to this repo, see the README file for more information.

Docs updated or added since the 2.2 release

Articles

We’ve published the following articles on the Flutter Medium publication since the last stable release:


May 18, 2021, Google I/O Edition: 2.2 release

Flutter 2.2 is live! For details, see Announcing Flutter 2.2 and What’s New in Flutter 2.2.

We continue migrating code on the website to use null safety, but that work is not yet completed.

Docs updated or added since the 2.0 release

Codelabs

New codelabs since the last stable release:

Workshops

For Google I/O 2021, we have added a new Flutter/Dart learning tool that is based on DartPad: Workshops! These workshops are designed to be instructor led. The instructor-led videos are available on the Flutter and Firebase YouTube channels:

To see the event list of “all things Flutter” at I/O, see the Google 2021 I/O Flutter page.

You can author your own DartPad workshops! If you are interested, check out the following resources:

Articles

We’ve published the following articles on the Flutter Medium publication since the last stable release:


March 3, 2021, Flutter Engage Edition: 2.0 release

Flutter 2 is live!!! For more information, see Announcing Flutter 2, What’s new in Flutter 2, Flutter web support hits the stable milestone, Announcing Dart 2.12, and the Flutter 2 release notes.

Docs updated or added since the 1.22 release

Codelabs

Many of our codelabs have been updated to null safety. We’ve also added a new codelab since the last stable release:

For a complete list, see Flutter codelabs.

Articles

We’ve published the following articles on the Flutter Medium publication since the last stable release:


Oct 1, 2020: 1.22 release

Flutter 1.22 is live! For details, see Announcing Flutter 1.22.

Docs updated or added to flutter.dev since the 1.20 release

Codelabs

We’ve added a new codelab since the last stable release:

For a complete list, see Flutter codelabs.

Articles

We’ve published the following articles on the Flutter Medium publication since the last stable release:

Aug 5, 2020: 1.20 release

Flutter 1.20 is live! For details, see Announcing Flutter 1.20.

Docs updated or added to flutter.dev

A deep dive into null safety has been added to dart.dev:

Codelabs

Flutter Day was held on 6/25/2020. In preparation for the event, we wrote new codelabs and updated existing codelabs. New codelabs include:

For a complete list, see Flutter codelabs.

Articles

We’ve published the following articles on the Flutter Medium publication since the last stable release:

May 6, 2020, Work-From-Home Edition: 1.17 release

Flutter 1.17 is live!

For more information, see Announcing Flutter 1.17.

Docs added and updated since the last announcement include:

Other newness:

Dec 11, 2019, Flutter Interact Edition: 1.12 release

Flutter 1.12 is live!

For more information, see Flutter: the first UI platform designed for ambient computing, Announcing Flutter 1.12: What a year! and the Flutter 1.12.13 release notes.

Docs added and updated since the last announcement include:

Other newness:

  • A brand new version of Flutter Gallery. There’s a link to the runnable sample in the side nav under Samples & Tutorials.

Happy Fluttering!

Sept 10, 2019: 1.9 release

Flutter 1.9 is live!

For more information, see Flutter news from GDD China: uniting Flutter on web and mobile, and introducing Flutter 1.9 and the 1.9.1 release notes.

For the 1.9 release, Flutter’s web support has been merged (“unforked”) into the main repo. Web support hasn’t reached beta, and is not ready to be used in production. Web and desktop support (which is also coming), will impact the website, which was originally written exclusively for developing Flutter mobile apps. Some website updates are available now (and listed below), but more will be coming.

New and updated docs on the site include:

Other relevant docs:

Happy Fluttering!

July 9, 2019: 1.7 release

Flutter 1.7 is live!

For more information, see Announcing Flutter 1.7 on the Flutter Medium Publication, and the 1.7.8 release notes.

New and updated docs on the site include:

The Flutter 1.7 release includes the new RangeSlider component, which allows the user to select both the upper and lower endpoints in a range of values. For information about this component and how to customize it, see Material RangeSlider in Flutter.

May 7, 2019, Google I/O Edition: 1.5 release

Flutter 1.5 is live!

For more information on updates, see the 1.5.4 release notes or download the release.

We are updating DartPad to work with Flutter. Try our new Basic Flutter layout codelab and tell us what you think!

February 26, 2019: 1.2 release

Flutter released version 1.2 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. For more information, see the 1.2.1 release notes or download the release.

In addition, here are some recent new and updated docs:

If you have questions or comments about any of these docs, file an issue.

November 5, 2018: new website

Welcome to the revamped Flutter website!

We’ve spent the last few months redesigning the website and how its information is organized. We hope you can more easily find the docs you are looking for. Some of the changes to the website include:

  • Revised front page
  • Revised showcase page
  • Revised community page
  • Revised navigation in the left side bar
  • Table of contents on the right side of most pages

Some of the new content includes:

If you have questions or comments about the revamped site, file an issue.