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

Developers
2735 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Dart.

Dart Integrations

Flutter, Strapi, Google Code Prettify, Replit, and Appwrite are some of the popular tools that integrate with Dart. Here's a list of all 17 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
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Open source
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Made for the future
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Can be used on Frontend
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Angular Dart
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Polymer Dart
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Cross platform
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Like Java
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Easy to learn
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Dartanalyzer
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Runs on Google Cloud Platform
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Easy to Understand
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Amazing concurrency primitives
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Is to JS what C is to ASM
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Flutter works with darts
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R
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Can run Dart in AWS Lambda
Decisions about Dart

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

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Hi, I am making a website and mobile app for service providers of my region to share their profiles and make posts and interact with the clients, I am considering using Vue.js because it's simple and great for working in teams; node in the backend and Flutter and Dart in the mobile app, with MySQL database, did you guys think that its a solid stack from a scalable website and app?

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Currently, I'm working as a frontend dev. I work with Angular. Also, have experience with Dart/Flutter. To learn some tools for the backend, what should I choose ASP.NET Core or Spring Boot?

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My days of using Firebase are over! I want to move to something scalable and possibly less cheap. In the past seven days I have done my research on what type of DB best fits my needs, and have chosen to go with the nonrelational DB; MongoDB. Although I understand it, I need help understanding how to set up the architecture. I have the client app (Flutter/ Dart) that would make HTTP requests to the web server (node/express), and from there the webserver would query data from MongoDB.

How should I go about hosting the web server and MongoDb; do they have to be hosted together (this is where a lot of my confusion is)? Based on the research I've done, it seems like the standard practice would be to host on a VM provided by services such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, etc. If there are better ways, such as possibly self-hosting (more responsibility), should I? Anyways, I just want to confirm with a community (you guys) to make sure I do this right, all input is highly appreciated.

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Jose Luis Alvarado Ramirez

The only two programming languages I know are Python and Dart, I fall in love with Dart when I learned about the type safeness, ease of refactoring, and the help of the IDE. I have an idea for an app, a simple app, but I need SEO and server rendering, and I also want it to be available on all platforms. I can't use Flutter or Dart anymore because of that. I have been searching and looks like there is no way to avoid learning HTML and CSS for this. I want to use Supabase as BASS, at the moment I think that I have two options if I want to learn the least amount of things because of my lack of time available:

  1. Quasar Framework: They claim that I can do all the things I need, but I have to use JavaScript, and I am going to have all those bugs with a type-safe programming language avoidable. I guess I can use TypeScript?, but that means learning both, and I am not sure if I will be able to use 100% Typescript. Besides Vue.js, Node.js, etc.

  2. Blazor and .NET: There is MAUI with razor bindings in .Net now, and also a Blazor server. And as far as I can see, the transition from Dart to C# will be easy. I guess that I have to learn some Javascript here and there, but I have to less things I guess, am I wrong? But Blazor is a new technology, Vue is widely used.

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Harvey Heavenz
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Hello everyone, we are planning to develop an e-wallet app and I was thinking of using Flutter and Dart for frontend then for backend we are not sure. please help with a backend stack

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Hi, I'm considering building a social marketplace app on android, ios and web, Flutter seems to be a good UI framework for cross-platform apps, it's safe type, hot reload, and native compiling on native machine code (thanks to Dart). My question is, for an MVP product is it a good choice? if yes, will it be on the mid-term, long term? Or will I have to change as the users grow?

thank you

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Jobs that mention Dart as a desired skillset

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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.
Golang
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
3335 developers follow Dart to keep up with related blogs and decisions.