Before we plunge into the depths of the topic, let us understand a bit about both Swift and Flutter.
Swift: Swift is a coding language that will enable you to create Native iOS Applications for MacOS and iPhones only.
Flutter: Flutter, on the other hand, is an SDK that helps create cross-platform, Mobile applications for iOS and Android.
How enterprises have to choose between Swift and Flutter?
Enterprises have to consider their interests and needs and do a little bit of market study to choose between Swift and Flutter. Only when they need to create iOS applications, they need to choose Swift which helps develop exciting apps for iOS only. For upstarts, it will be best recommended to try Flutter first, start demo applications and then make a tectonic move to Swift.
Creating these demo apps will help them become conversational with the language and its subtleties very clearly. Also, they can try Swift side by side if they intend to. And some native knowledge will be required as well.
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Powered and driven by Google, Flutter is fast gaining currency in the marketplace as a perfect platform for cross-platform. But, a UI development framework, Flutter lags behind Swift in terms of native application features and functionalities including Maps, OpenGL, Video support and Accessibility support. In addition, the cross-platform mobile app development tech stack has stabilized itself, if isn’t still good enough to beat iOS’s official native coding script, Swift, in the marketplace. So it better to choose Swift over Flutter at the onset.
But again, as we understand, Google intends to replace Fuchsia with Flutter framework to become the only single tech to develop an application for various platforms. This also points to the impact that it will have on the presence of Swift in the market.
In such a scenario, it is recommended to try out Swift, and make early inroads into the Native app market, while adopting Flutter in the backdrop. This way you’ll be better able to connect the present with the future.
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