mDNS for Flutter #
A Flutter plugin for mDNS/DNS-SD discovery and advertising. Ultimately this plugin will be compatible with Android and iOS.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multicast_DNS for additional info
See example/lib/main.dart for a simple example
Currently Working #
- Service Discovery on Android
TODO (in this order) #
- Service Discovery on iOS
- Service advertising on Android
- Service advertising on iOS
[0.0.1] - Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Added in this release:
- Discovery for Android
- Example flutter app with basic discovery function
Use this package as a library
1. Depend on it
Add this to your package's pubspec.yaml file:
dependencies: mdns2: ^0.0.1
2. Install it
You can install packages from the command line:
$ flutter pub get
Alternatively, your editor might support
flutter pub get.
Check the docs for your editor to learn more.
3. Import it
Now in your Dart code, you can use:
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We analyzed this package on Sep 13, 2019, and provided a score, details, and suggestions below. Analysis was completed with status completed using:
- Dart: 2.5.0
- pana: 0.12.21
- Flutter: 1.9.1+hotfix.2
Detected platforms: Flutter
References Flutter, and has no conflicting libraries.
Health issues and suggestions
Document public APIs. (-1 points)
41 out of 41 API elements have no dartdoc comment.Providing good documentation for libraries, classes, functions, and other API elements improves code readability and helps developers find and use your API.
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Maintenance issues and suggestions
Homepage URL doesn't exist. (-20 points)
At the time of the analysis the
https://github.com/platinumjam/flutter_mdns2 was unreachable.
Maintain an example. (-10 points)
Create a short demo in the
example/ directory to show how to use this package.
Common filename patterns include
mdns2.dart. Packages with multiple examples should provide
For more information see the pub package layout conventions.
Package is pre-v0.1 release. (-10 points)
While nothing is inherently wrong with versions of
0.0.*, it might mean that the author is still experimenting with the general direction of the API.