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Flutter Development Experience with Chris Sells

Flutter 101 Podcast

Chris Sells is a Senior Product Manager at Google on Flutter. Chris is responsible for the end-to-end development experience, as well as tooling, the package ecosystem, and the desktop platform support.Flutter on the desktop is getting more popular day every day, though it is (unsurprisingly) behind mobile and web in popularity. Flutter's desktop support allows you to compile Flutter source code to a native Windows, macOS, or Linux desktop app.We also talked about the Flutter Favorite program: The aim of the Flutter Favorite program is to identify packages and plugins that you should first consider when building your app. Chris explained what metrics they consider, how the Flutter Ecosystem Committee works,  and the quality standards that a Flutter Favorite package has to pass.The outstanding Flutter development experience also relies on the community. Chris highlighted various projects, including detective.dev, Codemagic's improved desktop features, and FlutterFlow.Chris also shared what his typical day as a Product Manager is like, how usability studies work, and how different packages' ergonomics can be evaluated.Guest: Chris SellsTwitter @csellsGitHub @csellsLinkedIn @csellsWeb sellsbrothers.comHost: Vince VargaTwitter @vincevargadevGitHub @vincevargadevLinkedIn @vincevargadevWeb vincevarga.devFlutter 101 Podcast on Twitter @flutter101devMost relevant past episodes from Flutter 101Dart in the Cloud, Backend, Command Line and Shelf with Kevin Moore (Episode 14): Kevin Moore is a Product Manager at Google working on Dart and Flutter. Dart in the cloud, on the backend, and on the command line. Functions Framework for Dart, Google Cloud Run, Docker and Dart, Shelf, and many many other useful packages.Null Safety with Randal Schwartz (Episode 8): We talked to Randal Schwartz, GDE for Flutter and Dart, about null safety in Dart and we received a couple of tips for migrating to null safety.Publishing Packages with Vince Varga (Episode 5): Let's go through the steps of publishing Dart packages on pub.dev. From idea to execution and publishing. Write a good README, keep your code clean and tested, set up a CI/CD pipeline to keep things in pristine condition, and do not forget the docs!Mentioned packagespub.dev/packages/provider: A wrapper around InheritedWidget to make them easier to use and more reusable.Other resourcesFlutter Medium: Follow Flutter's Medium for updates and interesting blog posts.Flutter Favorite Program (Flutter Docs): The aim of the Flutter Favorite program is to identify packages and plugins that you should first consider when building your app.Desktop support for Flutter (Flutter Docs): Desktop support allows you to compile Flutter source code to a native Windows, macOS, or Linux desktop app.Kevin Moore (Google IO, YouTube): Building platform adaptive apps: Flutter now supports six platforms across mobile, desktop, and the web. Learn best practices for making your application feel at home on each of these platforms while also maximizing code reuse.Building adaptive apps (Flutter Docs): Flutter provides new opportunities to build apps that can run on mobile, desktop, and the web from a single codebase. [...] You want your app to feel familiar to users, adapting to each platform by maximizing usability and ensuring a comfortable and seamless experience.Flutter Favorite packages on pub.dev: You can see the complete list of Flutter Favorite packages on pub.dev.FlutterFlow: Build Flutter Apps Effortlessly. Building mobile applications has never been easier.Detective (detective.dev): Real-time state inspection and more to solve the mysteries in your Flutter app in record time.Codemagic: CI/CD for mobile that matches your needs.Flutter macOS desktop publishing with Codemagic: With Codemagic, you can easily get a head start and publish your applications to the macOS App Store!github.com/flutter/uxr: Flutter User Experience ResearchFlutter routing packages usability research report (PDF): ... We formed a small research team to investigate the proposed community solutions and evaluate whether to recommend one of them to our users or, at least, provide guidance about how to choose a routing API.The description above include quotes from the referenced links in order to let you get a better grasp of what the linked article is about.


27 Aug 2021

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069 - Flutter and PWAs with Chris Sells

All Hands on Tech

Jeremy speaks with Chris Sells, who is a Senior Product Manager at Google with the Flutter team. They discuss progressive web apps, Flutter, and online backgammon over Telnet.


23 Feb 2021

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Episode 199 – Chapter 8, Chris Sells Drugs

Two Star Podcast

In which our heroes learn how to have better conversations and then have one of their regular bad conversations. Adam does too much breathing, Graham plans world podcast domination and Chris has a near death experience.

1hr 17mins

16 Aug 2020

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Episode 31: Chris Sells of Google

The Mike Dominick Show

Mike sits down with Chris Sells Sr Product Manager of Flutter at Google. Chris on Twitter Flutter Dart Mike on Twitter The Mad Botter Mike's Blog


7 Aug 2020

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Ep11: Medtech Mentor- Christopher Brondo Sells

Mind Loom with Omar M. Khateeb

For more Medtech Mentor content subscribe to my youtube page Christopher Brondo Sells  was a dear mentor who passed in the summer of 2019. Years prior, I interviewed him and covered topics on sales, leadership, and surgical robotics. Enjoy this rare interview with the added bonus at the end of the interview where I share quotes and pearls of wisdom compiled from various disciples of Sells as well as my own journals.  For more wisdom, you can head over to his LinkedIn page where he published some fantastic articles on leadership and startup life. https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-sells-1aa67b5b/--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mindloom/support


2 Mar 2020

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28. Martin Aguinis & Chris Sells

It's All Widgets! Flutter Podcast

Martin Aguinis leads Marketing for Flutter. He is part of the Google Developer Marketing group based in Mountain View, California. Before Flutter, Martin founded his own companies and also worked in the YouTube team on Virtual Reality. Martin is originally from Buenos Aires and loves to travel.# Flutter Createhttps://flutter.dev/create# Podcast Episodehttps://itsallwidgets.com/podcast/episodes/12/martin-aguinis# Flutter for web sampleshttps://flutter.github.io/samples/Discussion: https://www.reddit.com/r/FlutterDev/comments/btji7x/martin_aguinis_chris_sells_its_all_widgets/


27 May 2019

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26. Ian Hickson & Chris Sells

It's All Widgets! Flutter Podcast

Ian "Hixie" Hickson is the author and maintainer of the Acid2 and Acid3 tests, the WHATWG HTML 5 specification, and the Pingback specification, and the early working draft of Web Applications 1.0. He is known as a proponent of Web standards, and has played a crucial role in the development of specifications such as CSS. Hickson was a co-editor of the CSS 2.1 specification and is one of the original co-creators of Flutter.# Chris Sells podcasthttps://itsallwidgets.com/podcast/episodes/25/chris-sells # The Mahogany Staircase - Flutter's Layered Designhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkyY9WCGMi0# Provider - A generic implementation of InheritedWidgethttps://pub.dartlang.org/packages/provider# Breaking changes that would improve the overall APIhttps://github.com/flutter/flutter/issues/24722# Flutter’s Code of conducthttps://github.com/flutter/flutter/blob/master/CODE_OF_CONDUCT.mdDiscussion: https://www.reddit.com/r/FlutterDev/comments/bqyunu/ian_hickson_chris_sells_its_all_widgets_flutter/


20 May 2019

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25. Chris Sells

It's All Widgets! Flutter Podcast

Before joining Google, Chris was a contributing member of the Windows developer community for more than 20 years, including 3 years at Intel and 8 years at Microsoft. He’s written a number of books in this area and still maintains a blog that he started in 1995 about his various technical adventures, although he’s more active on Twitter these days. At Google, Chris is the Product Manager responsible for the Flutter developer experience.# Dart DevToolshttps://github.com/flutter/devtools/tree/master/packages/devtools# LinkedInhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/csells# Amazonhttp://amazon.com/Chris-Sells/e/B001H6OL1KDiscussion: https://www.reddit.com/r/FlutterDev/comments/b0nt9d/chris_sells_its_all_widgets_flutter_podcast/


13 Mar 2019

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Episode 3: Chris Sells

The Hello World Podcast

Chris Sells has a long history as a contributing member of the Windows developer community. He enjoys long walks on the beach and various computer technologies.


2 Dec 2013

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Chris Sells Still Develops in WinJS

The Tablet Show

Carl and Richard talk to Chris Sells about WinJS. But first, the boys have some fun talking about garbage collection, Windows 8 development options and TypeScript. Then the conversation goes deep into WinJS - does building 'native' HTML apps in Windows 8 make sense? Should the app look like a web app or a Metro app? Chris takes on all these questions and more!


22 Apr 2013