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Release of Flutter 2.8 & Dart 2.15 🥳

This week, just in time for the holidays, the Flutter team announced the release of Flutter 2.8 and Dart 2.15. These updates come with some exciting and much welcomed improvements. Here are some highlights from the articles published by the Flutter team:

  • Performance improvements in areas like startup latency, memory footprint, and web platform views
  • Improvements to Flutter DevTools for analyzing and optimizing your apps
  • Improvements and new features in the updated WebView for Flutter plugin
  • Exciting updates to the FlutterFire plugins, such as a new and easier way to initialize Firebase in your projects, the release of the new flutterfire_ui package that can help you quickly and easily build UI for authentication and live Firestore queries, and more.
  • Constructor tear-offs are now supported in Dart 2.15
  • Improvements to enums

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