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App typeGet started instructionsTool information
Flutter (mobile and more)Install FlutterFlutter tools
Web app (non-Flutter)Install the Dart SDKGeneral-purpose tools and web tools
Server or command lineInstall the Dart SDKGeneral-purpose tools and specialized tools

General-purpose tools


The following tools support the Dart language on all platforms.


DartPad Hello World

DartPad is a great, no-download-required way to learn Dart syntax and to experiment with Dart language features. It supports Dart's core libraries, except for VM libraries such as dart:io.

IDEs and editors


Dart plugins exist for these commonly used IDEs.

The following Dart plugins are also available, thanks to the Dart community.

A Language Server Protocol implementation is also available for LSP-capable editors that don't have specific Dart extensions.

Command-line tools


The Dart SDK includes the following general-purpose dart tool:

A command-line interface (CLI) for creating, formatting, analyzing, testing, documenting, compiling, and running Dart code, as well as working with the pub package manager.


Dart DevTools
A suite of debugging and performance tools.

Tool for developing web apps


The following tool supports developing web apps:

A CLI to build and serve Dart web apps.

Tools for developing command-line apps and servers


The following tools support developing or running command-line apps and servers:

dart run
Use the dart run command to run uncompiled Dart command-line apps and some kinds of snapshots.
Use this Dart runtime to run AOT snapshots.