A Complete Guide to a Scalable App in Flutter — Part 5— Theming and AppSettings — Dynamic settings and theming with Material 3 using Provider
Hello, dear readers! If you’ve been following my guide on building scalable Flutter apps, you’ve now the basic stepstone to build any app. I finally found the time of writing part 5 which is one of my favorite: dynamic theming.
In today’s dynamic app landscape, maintaining a consistent brand identity isn’t just important; it’s the key to user engagement. With the surge in hyper-customization, allowing users to fine-tune themes and modes becomes a game-changer, enhancing the overall app experience and potentially skyrocketing user retention. 🎨✨ Picture this: your app, fully embracing dynamic theming, effortlessly adapting to the user’s preference. Contrast that with an app that clings to a single theme — imagine a user, deeply immersed in dark mode, only to be abruptly yanked into a glaring light mode when using an app that doesn’t support dynamic theming. It’s these subtle nuances that can make or break user experience. 🌙☀️
By the end of this article, our template app will have the ability to offer a customized experience to our user that fits their needs and their taste and obtain something that will look like this:
Recap of the guide so far:
- Part 1 laid the foundation with an introduction to scalable app development in Flutter, focusing on Clean Architecture principles.
- Part 2 delved into the Data Layer, where we learned about Repositories and harnessed the power of Service Locator using
- Part 3 guided us through the UI Layer, where we used
providerbuilt the UI state management architecture embracing the MVVM pattern and understood the significance of contracts in defining interactions between layers.
- Part 4 took us on a journey through complex navigation scenarios and responsive layouts, employing tools like
What to Expect in Part 5:
In this installment, we explore how dynamic theming can breathe life into your app, adapting its visual identity dynamically. Flutter, being a UI toolkit with a focus on…