Flutter in 2023: strategy and roadmap
A guide to our strategy and areas of investment
As an open source project, we believe that we serve our customers best when we are transparent about our roadmap.
For developers who adopt a technology like Flutter, it’s not enough for a product to merely offer a useful set of features. A dependency on Flutter is also a long-term commitment to maintain a skillset and codebase. For that reason, it’s important that we articulate a vision and direction that is compelling and realistic. We hope that sharing more about why we (Google) invest in Flutter will give you greater trust in our future and direction, and allow you to plan with better clarity as to how your investments might connect or supplement ours.
We’re therefore sharing our 2023 strategy document today, where we express our statement of purpose and guiding principles, and describe the major investments that we plan to undertake through the remainder of this year. By necessity, there are some minor redactions (such as commercially-sensitive data or references to unannounced products), and like all plans, we don’t expect this to survive first contact with reality. This strategy document should be read alongside the engineering roadmap on our wiki, which adds further specifics around features that we’re working on.
In closing, an important note on the use of the word ‘we’ in the above sentences, which might be read as “those who Google pay to work on Flutter”. We hope that the Flutter contributors remain far more numerous than just those who are employed by Google, but we don’t claim to speak for the incentives that others have or the work that they might independently undertake. We’re unendingly grateful for this collaboration.