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What is Dart?

Dart is a cohesive, scalable platform for building apps that run on the web (where you can use Polymer) or on servers (such as with Google Cloud Platform). Use the Dart language, libraries, and tools to write anything from simple scripts to full-featured apps.
Dart is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.

Who uses Dart?

Companies
131 companies reportedly use Dart in their tech stacks, including Google, CRED, and Mews.

Developers
2135 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Dart.

Dart Integrations

Flutter, Strapi, Google Code Prettify, Appwrite, and AngularDart are some of the popular tools that integrate with Dart. Here's a list of all 12 tools that integrate with Dart.
Pros of Dart
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Backed by Google
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Flutter
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Twice the speed of Javascript
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Great tools
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Scalable
24
Open source
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Can be used on Frontend
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Made for the future
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Polymer Dart
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Angular Dart
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Cross platform
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Like Java
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Runs on Google Cloud Platform
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Easy to learn
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Dartanalyzer
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Amazing concurrency primitives
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Easy to Understand
7
Is to JS what C is to ASM
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Flutter works with darts
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Can run Dart in AWS Lambda
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Decisions about Dart

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Dart in their tech stack.

Syed Muhammad Mudassir

Both React Native and Flutter are pretty good, but I am confused as to which one to choose. If i look at Flutter, it can build an app better than React, but has no job opportunities and uses Dart.

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I am currently working on a long term mobile app project. Current stack: Frontend: Dart/Flutter Backend: Go, AWS Resources (AWS Lambda, Amazon DynamoDB, etc.) Since there are only two developers and we have limited time and resources, we are looking for a BAAS like Firebase or AWS Amplify to handle auth and push notifications for now. We are prioritizing developing speed so we can iterate quickly. The only problem is that AWS amplify support for flutter is in developer preview and has limited capabilities (We have tested it out in our app). Firebase is the more mature option. It has great support for flutter and has more than we need for auth, notifications, etc. My question is that, if we choose firebase, we would be stuck with using two different cloud providers. Is this bad, or is this even a problem? I am willing to change anything on the backend architecture wise, so any suggestions would be greatly appreciated as I am somewhat unfamiliar with Google Cloud Platform. Thank you.

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Hi there. I want to expand my coding toolset. So I want to learn a second backend language besides Kotlin. Kotlin is fantastic. I love it in every aspect, and I think I can never return to Java. And also why should I? It is 100% interoperable with java and can co-exist in every project.

So my question here is. Which language do you think will bring me more joy? I think F#; it is more like Kotlin. Then C# (it's more or like 100% java). But, let's say I learn F#. Is it 100% interoperable like Kotlin? can they live side by side? Can I, then, apply to .NET jr jobs after a while, for example, or is C# the holy cow? I would like to learn .Net.

If it is the worst and only C# is acceptable, then which language should I learn? Dart? Go?

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Dart's Features

  • Dart’s comprehensive libraries give you lots of choices
  • Compilation to JavaScript lets you deploy Dart apps now
  • Pub package manager
  • Dev Server

Dart Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Dart?
TypeScript
TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It's a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript.
Go
Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Kotlin
Kotlin is a statically typed programming language for the JVM, Android and the browser, 100% interoperable with Java
Java
Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!
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Dart's Followers
2671 developers follow Dart to keep up with related blogs and decisions.