Flutter vs Java: What are the differences?
What is Flutter? Cross-platform mobile framework from Google. Flutter is a mobile app SDK to help developers and designers build modern mobile apps for iOS and Android.
What is Java? A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. 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!.
Flutter and Java are primarily classified as "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" and "Languages" tools respectively.
"Hot Reload" is the primary reason why developers consider Flutter over the competitors, whereas "Great libraries" was stated as the key factor in picking Java.
Flutter is an open source tool with 69.5K GitHub stars and 8.11K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Flutter's open source repository on GitHub.
Airbnb, Uber Technologies, and Spotify are some of the popular companies that use Java, whereas Flutter is used by Hybrid Heroes, Policygenius, and pludoni GmbH. Java has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2400 company stacks & 2729 developers stacks; compared to Flutter, which is listed in 42 company stacks and 146 developer stacks.
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