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Updated 21 December 2023
In the realm of cross-platform app development, Flutter has emerged as a powerful and popular framework. One of the key factors contributing to Flutter’s success is its well-organized project structure, which helps us with the scalability and maintainability of the project. In this blog, we will understand best practices for fluter project structure: Feature-first or Layer-first?
Feature-first or Layer-first structuring helps us to follow a clear approach and add features in a consistent manner. We face numerous issues in the lack of structuring a flutter project such as:
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First, let’s check out the Layer-first approach for structuring of folders in flutter projects.
App Architecture consists of four separate layers:
In this approach, the layer comes first and features inside the layers. So, it’s called the Layer-first approach. We do not put feature files directly in the layer folder, we create a feature folder inside Layer folder and add our feature files into it.
Suppose, we have multiple features and it will look like this inside layers and will contain dart files related to their feature.
Now, let’s understand the Feature-first approach for Flutter project structure.
The feature-first approach demands that we create a new folder for every new feature that we add to our app. And inside that folder, we can add the layers themselves as sub-folders.
In the case of Feature-first (Layer inside feature), the project structure will look something like this:
In this article, I have explained different approaches for structuring of folders in flutter projects.
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