Flutter’s Key Difference: Owning Every Pixel

Tom Gilder
Flutter Community
Published in
5 min readMar 11, 2019

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There’s been plenty of comparing Flutter with other cross-platform mobile frameworks. But the key difference is often overlooked or downplayed.

Flutter owns every pixel on the screen.

Cross-platform frameworks such as React Native and Xamarin.Forms which use native Android and iOS interface elements sound like a great idea, on paper:

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Tom Gilder
Flutter Community

Slightly obsessed with Flutter. I make the best apps around with lovely people at Codemate in Helsinki — codemate.com