What’s new in Android Studio 3.1

2 months ago
Android Studio 3.1 release introduces highly requested improvements to the Android Profilers, including C++ profiling, class and method filtering in CPU and memory profilers, as well as request data and threads view in the network profiler. Enhanced Room support means you now get autocompletion and can now refactor across SQL and Java/Kotlin code. On the […]

APK Analyzer: An Android Tool Time Deep Dive

6 months ago
This is an updated version of this video. Wojtek Kaliciński introduces the APK Analyzer in Android Studio 2.2. The APK Analyzer gives developers insight into the contents of a release APK, including raw and download file sizes, Android resource and assets previews and a DEX file browser showing package, class and method names and reference […]

Android Studio 3.0: Java 8 Language Features Support

7 months ago
Read more about using desugar in your Android Studio project here: With Android Studio 3.0 and the new Android Plugin for Gradle, Android app developers can now use Java 8 language features such as lambdas, method references, and more, in their projects. Thanks to bytecode transformations (a step we call “desugar”), these also work […]

Migrating to Android Gradle Plugin 3.0.0

7 months ago
For more information about migrating to Android Gradle Plugin 3.0.0 refer to the guide in our documentation: Android Plugin version 3.0.0 brings many improvements to build times, especially for multi-module projects. When updating your build files to the newest version however, you might have to watch out for some DSL changes. In this video […]

Android Studio 3.0: Android Profiler

7 months ago
Android Profiler in Android Studio 3.0: Android Studio 3.0 brings a new Android Profiler view, integrating CPU, memory and network profiling on a single timeline. Advanced profiling instrumentation lets you track more data such as network payloads and app events, so you can debug performance and requests made by your app without changing your […]

What’s New in Android Studio 3.0

7 months ago
Read more in the release notes here: Android Studio 3.0 brings a ton of new features and improvements, including Kotlin support, Android O APIs, Java 8 language features support, external APK debugging, Instant Apps modules and refactoring, an integrated Android Profiler and more. Migrating to Android Gradle Plugin 3.0.0: Android Studio 3.0: Android […]

Improving Android Studio Performance on Memory-Constrained Machines

8 months ago
If you’re writing Android apps on a memory-constrained machine, this video will show you tips and tradeoffs in running Android Studio more smoothly. Check out the Android Developers site: Watch more of the Android Tool Time series: Subscribe to the Android channel:

Getting Started with Kotlin

1 year ago
We have never added a new programming language to Android… until now! With Android Studio 3.0 we are officially supporting Kotlin for creating Android apps. Learn how to start a new project with the Kotlin language enabled or how to convert your existing classes using the Convert Java file to Kotlin refactoring. For more information […]

Android Studio 3.0 Canary 1

1 year ago
At Google I/O 2017, we’re announcing the first preview of Android Studio 3.0, available to download in the Canary channel. This update brings a ton of new features and improvements, including Kotlin support, Android O APIs, Java 8 language features, external APK debugging, Instant Apps modules and refactoring, unified profilers and more. Also learn about […]

Architecture Components: Improve Your App’s Design

1 year ago
Check out the code labs: Lifecycle Architecture Components Codelab: Persistence Architecture Components Codelab: Check out the docs and samples: App Architecture Guide: Architecture Components docs: Architecture Components samples: Build robust Android apps using the new architecture components. New classes and interfaces, such as ViewModel, LiveData and LifecycleObserver, make it easy […]

Android Instant Apps: UX Best Practices

1 year ago
Marc Tobias Kunisch introduces UX best practices for Android Instant Apps. Instant Apps will make it much easier to make your app accessible to your users. My removing the installation step your users are just one tap away from using your functionality. To learn more visit: Subscribe to the Android channel:

App Links Assistant in Android Studio 2.3 – Android Tool Time

1 year ago
Read more about App Links: Get the latest version of Android Studio: App Links, introduced in Android Marshmallow, is a great way to reduce friction for users launching HTTP links pointing to your app on Android by getting rid of the disambiguation dialog. Android Studio 2.3 introduces a new tool for adding App […]