Android Vs Flutter: What’s the Difference?

What is Android?

Android is a Linux-based operating system focused on smartphones and other mobile devices. It was created by the Open Handset Alliance, a group of active developers, with Google serving as the lead developer, contributor, and commercial marketer.

What about Flutter?

Flutter is a Google-created open-source UI software development kit. It’s used to build apps for Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, Linux, Google Fuchsia, and other web platforms.

  • Architectural Design: This includes programming language and IDE support. Android uses Java/Kotlin as a programming language, whereas Flutter uses Dart. In the case of IDEs, Android Studio is considered the best IDE for both Android and Flutter. In addition to this, Flutter also uses Visual Studio Code for development.
  • Components of the User Interface: For native app development, Google has offered a variety of UI components. They’re efficient and also well-documented. The Flutter UI engine operates uniquely. Flutter apps are powered by the rendering engine and frameworks. On Flutter, the concept of widgets may be used to create complex UIs.

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