Your First Flutter App: An App From Scratch, Episode 4: Install Flutter on macOS | Kodeco, the new

See how to get set up with the Flutter development tools, including the Flutter and Dart SDKs, Xcode, Android Studio, and Visual Studio Code on macOS.

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Hope this helps some future Mac user:
Symptom: As of Nov 2023, Flutter install requires connecting to top-level domain .dev (,, ; my mac would absolutely NOT resolve any URLs with that top level domain !! (https requests, curl, wget, pings just hang) - but a diff ubuntu host on local network, no problem.

Cause: at some distant point in the past (2016!), on my Mac, a DNS entry was configured to resolve .dev domains using as nameserver – oops.

Fix: essentially remove file named dev in /etc/resolver ; details in this thread