How to install Flutter, Configure with Android Studio and Create Simple App.

This article will guide you on how to install flutter in your local computer configure with android Studio and Create a Hello World App in detail.

System requirements

To install and run Flutter, your development environment must meet these minimum requirements:

  1. Operating System: Windows 7 SP1 or later (64-bit)
  2. Disk Space: 400 Mb (Except disk space of IDE/tools)
  3. Tools: Flutter depends on these tools being available in your environment.

Get the Flutter SDK

Step 1- Go to URL and download the latest Flutter SDK.

Step 2- Unzip the zip file and place the contained flutter in the installation location for the Flutter SDK (For example, C:/src/flutter; do not install FLutter in a directory like C:/Program Files/ that requires relevant privileges).

Step 3- Update your path

  • From the Start search bar, enter ‘env’ and select “Edit environment variables for your account”.
  • Under User variable check an entry called Path.
  • Under Path click on the new tab and append the full path to flutter/bin. (Your full path should be like C:/src/flutter/bin).

Android Setup

Install Android Studio

  1. Download and install Android Studio.
  2. Start Android Studio, and go through the ‘Android Studio Setup Wizard’. This installs the latest Android SDK, Android SDK Command-line Tools, and Android SDK Build-Tools, which are required by Flutter when developing for Android.

Install the Flutter and Dart plugins

  • Open Android Studio.
  • Click Configure>Plugins.
  • Select the Fluter plugin and click install.
Flutter Plugin
Flutter Plugin
  • Click yes when prompted to install the Dart plugin.
  • Restart Android Studio.

Create a Hello World app

  • Open Android Studio.
  • Select Start a new Flutter project.
  • Select the Flutter application and click next.
Flutter Application
Flutter Application
  • Enter Project name
  • Setup Flutter SDK path and Project location.
  • Click next.
setup app
setup app
  • Enter your Company Domain(com.example.helloapp) and click finish.
Company Domain
Company Domain
  • Run applications on your phone or emulator.
hello app
hello app

Thank You, I hope it will help You.

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