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LaravelLaravelFlutterFlutter
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AngularJSAngularJS

I'm building a web and mobile application for transferring virtual digital currencies between 3 types of users for real-world applications, not in-game. I've been contacting companies for recommendations and estimates, and two have come back with Laravel and either Flutter or Android Studio/Swift. I've been studying Flutter, and I think that's the way to go, but for the web app and backend, Laravel just doesn't seem right. Maybe, I'm so used to PHP that it looks like a step backward or being stuck in the past or for bloated WordPress sites and text document management. And the components of Laravel, although they look handy, are rather pricey. Looking at similar kinds of apps, I see them being built in AngularJS, TypeScript, Node.js. What do you folks think? Thank You.

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FlutterFlutter

I would go with Flutter for the front end because it is easy to use once you learn Dart, has components for both Cupertino and Material Design, performs well, and has great documentation. For the backend, I've never used PHP so I don't know how good Laravel works, but I would usually use Node.js because of its large ecosystem, or Aqueduct, because if you use Flutter than you can use Dart on both the front and back end.

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Jean-Baptiste Guillois
Jean-Baptiste Guillois
June 16th 2020 at 7:52AM

I would also go for Flutter for the front end as it is an easy and productive platform for creating mobile apps. For the backend, I would go either for Java (SpringBoot) or Node (+express) as both are rock solid platforms for creating API based backends. I may be strongly opinionated but I consider PHP being solely targeted at websites, not enterprise applications.

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Stephen DeMeulenaere
Stephen DeMeulenaere
June 11th 2020 at 3:53AM

Thank you for your recommendation!

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Frontend Developer at atSistemas
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IonicIonic

You could check out Ionic. Angular won't help in creating a mobile app, but with Ionic you can do it, and it comes from Angular. On the other hand, it isn't clear if you're building a mobile webapp or if you need it to be a native APK.

About Flutter, it is really limited for webapps, it's heavily oriented towards creating native Android and iOS apps using Dart.

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Stephen DeMeulenaere
Stephen DeMeulenaere
June 11th 2020 at 3:55AM

Thank you, Daniel, yes I'm familiar with Angular and Ionic, that's an approach to this project that I am considering as well.

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KotlinKotlin
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DartDart

I am planning to try android development, I am confused that whether I should use Flutter or Android Studio.

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CTO at SKPL Antrepriz
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DartDart

If you are trying your hands on android development go with Dart because it gives you cross platform flexibility.

Code ones run everywhere.

Dart is very simple to start with and learning curve is easy. Lots of library are available to help faster development curve and look is very native like as it provides 60fps performance.

https://dart.dev/guides

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Tech Lead at ucreate.it
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DartDart

Flutter is an SDK to build cross-platform mobile apps Android Studio is an IDE focused on mobile app development

There is no "OR" option here. You can use Flutter and Android Studio both in a project - these 2 exist for different purposes and do not overlap, hence no competition.

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FlutterFlutter
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Android StudioAndroid Studio

I have never used the Flutter Framework. I want to work on a Mobile App, and I was recommended to use the Flutter Framework. Could you please help me understand what Flutter is and how is it different from Android Studio?

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Flutter is Framework, Android Studio is IDE. Android Studio is built on IntelliJ IDE from JetBrains. You use Dart language to build Flutter applications. IDEs available to code for dart/flutter are IntelliJ, Android Studio and VSCode. Flutter is UI framework using which UIs can be built for mobile, desktop, web and many more devices.

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