Flutter 2.5 just got released! Here’s what's new!

Manpreet Singh
2 min readSep 12, 2021

Welcome back! As some of you may know, Flutter is an awesome framework that’s awesome for building mobile UI’s, guess what? Flutter just got another big update with Flutter 2.5, so let’s take a look at whats new with this framework. Starting off, if you want to jump straight to their entire release log, check out their article below:

Let’s take a look at some of these changes!

Material You / Bug Fixes

Flutter 2.5 brings a ton of bug fixes and improvements, so this version of Flutter should be more stable than previous versions. On top of this, the Material You design has been improved as well, this is a massive improvement to the design of mobile applications with Flutter.

Performance Improvements

One of the biggest improvements with this version of Flutter is the performance of this framework, this includes improvements to the iOS shader warmup, async tasks, and message passing, take a look at the performance chart that they showcased:

Dart Improvements

The language that Flutter applications are built from is Dart, and this specific language got several different updates as well. This specific version of Flutter includes formatting which makes cascades more clear, new pub support, new language features, and a new standard set of lints as well!

There you have it! Those are some of my favorite features of Flutter 2.5, do you know of any other improvements with Flutter 2.5? I would love to hear your thoughts about this framework!

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Thanks so much for reading!

Manpreet Singh

Data Scientist / Engineer!