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Widgets: Column

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A Column is a widget used to display child widgets in a vertical manner. When children are placed within the Column then the widget will not allow scroll features to view all children — it will simply display the children that are visible within view. For example, if we wished to display three text widgets within a column we can create a Column widget like below: new Column( children:...

Widgets: Row

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A Row is a widget used to display child widgets in a horizontal manner. When children are placed within the Row then the widget will not allow scroll features to view all children — it will simply display the children that are visible within view. For example, if we wished to display three text widgets within a row we can create a Row widget like below: new Row( children: <Widget>[ new...

Widgets: Container

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  The Container widget is used to contain child widgets whilst also providing the ability to apply some basic styling properties on itself to be applied when laid out on screen. If the container has no children then it will automatically fill the given area on the screen (dependant on constraints), otherwise it will wrap the height & width of the given child elements. For example, given...

Understanding layouts in Flutter

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When building layouts for our Flutter applications, it’s important to understand how the framework handles the creation of these layouts. Within Flutter, the visual components that you declare are widgets, as well as the layout elements also.The Flutter Framework builds its layout via the composition of widgets, everything that you construct programatically is a widget and these are compiled...