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How do I theme my app?

Out of the box, Flutter comes with a beautiful implementation of Material Design, which takes care of a lot of styling and theming needs that you would typically do. Unlike Android where you declare themes in XML and then assign it to your application using AndroidManifest.xml, in Flutter you declare themes in the top level widget.

To take full advantage of Material Components in your app, you can declare a top level widget MaterialApp as the entry point to your application. MaterialApp is a convenience widget that wraps a number of widgets that are commonly required for applications implementing Material Design. It builds upon a WidgetsApp by adding Material specific functionality.

You can also use a WidgetApp as your app widget, which provides some of the same functionality, but is not as rich as MaterialApp.

To customize the colors and styles of any child components, pass a ThemeData object to the MaterialApp widget. For example, in the code below, the primary swatch is set to blue and text selection color is red.

class SampleApp extends StatelessWidget {
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return MaterialApp(
      title: 'Sample App',
      theme: ThemeData(
      home: SampleAppPage(),

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