Create a Stopwatch App with Flutter

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I’ve been learning Flutter and Dart language recently and they really impressed me. Flutter is greatly inspired by React and many concepts are already familiar: stateful/stateless, render function, component hierarchy, etc. As for Dart language which backs Flutter, it inherits numerous of the best features from other languages while keeping off from the bad things, so if you already know python, JavaScript, C++, you can pick up Dart very quickly.

Okay, let’s go back to the main topic of this article: creating a stopwatch app. There are some posts about how to build a stopwatch (like this), but I would like to share an alternative approach.

The example in this post used Android Studio. If you haven’t done so, please follow the “Get started” part in the Flutter docs to setup Flutter and Android Studio.

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