Introduction to Dart Programming

Introduction – What is Dart?

Dart is a multi-paradigm, object-oriented (Class-based), scripting, functional and general purpose programming language developed by Google in 2011. Practical uses of Dart is to develop server, web applications, even desktop, and mobile application. This language is approved as a standard programming language by EMCA.

Dart is a BSD license based open source language. It is also a cross-platform language. Dart first appeared on 10 October 2011 as Dart 1.1. The latest version of Dart is Dart 2.2 which was released on 26 February 2019. Source code is written in dart are saved as .dart file extension.

Why You Should Learn Dart

Dart is a fully open source language developed by Google. Dart is a multi-paradigm language used for many purposes like server development, web application development, mobile, and desktop application development. If you want to be an interactive web and server developer then dart is very handy and it will help you a lot to work with your project.

Another reason for learning and implementing dart, it is very easy to learn and implement because it is quite modern and very high-level language. And it is also lightweight and fast trasncompiled language that speed up your workflow.

Uses of Dart

The main purpose of the development of Dart programming language was primarily web and server development. But the later version of Dart can also be used for mobile and desktop application development. Dart uses a framework called flutter. By using flutter you can easily create beautiful, interactive and high-quality android and iOS software. To know more about Flutter go to this link. Or you will learn about flutter in the later chapters.

Dart is also extensively used in web application development. And this modern language is really handy for creating high functionality. Google uses Dart in its many critical web services. For example, Google ads front end fully developed using dart and all the apps of google fiber apps built in Dart.

About this Tutorial Series

This tutorial primarily designed for absolute beginners and self-learners. But it is also helpful for advanced learners to make their concept clear. This tutorial also discusses the advanced concept in the later chapters.

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