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Setting up the Android Emulator: An Android Tool Time Deep Dive

Setting up the Android Emulator: An Android Tool Time Deep Dive

4 weeks ago
The Device Manager in Android Studio provides good defaults, but to make sure your Android Emulator is running at full speed and hardware acceleration, following the advice of Wojtek Kaliciński in this episode of Android Tool Time. Check out the medium article here: goo.gl/l9H9ho You can read more about the available settings and get instructions […]
Setting up the Android Emulator: An Android Tool Time Deep Dive

Setting up the Android Emulator: An Android Tool Time Deep Dive

1 month ago
The Device Manager in Android Studio provides good defaults, but to make sure your Android Emulator is running at full speed and hardware acceleration, following the advice of Wojtek Kaliciński in this episode of Android Tool Time. You can read more about the available settings and get instructions for each operating system in our documentation: […]
Building interfaces with ConstraintLayout in Android Studio

Building interfaces with ConstraintLayout in Android Studio

1 month ago
The new Layout Editor in Android Studio 2.2 has some surprises, including a new blueprint mode, revamped properties inspector and support for ConstraintLayout, a new way to define layouts for your apps. In this Android Tool Time episode Wojtek Kaliciński shows you the basics of working with ConstraintLayouts in the visual editor. If you want […]
APK Analyzer: An Android Tool Time Deep Dive

APK Analyzer: An Android Tool Time Deep Dive

1 month ago
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 counts per file. Using the Analyzer is a […]
What’s New in Android Studio 2.2

What’s New in Android Studio 2.2

4 months ago
Android Studio 2.2 is now available for download in the stable channel, including the new layout editor, APK Analyzer, Test Recorder, Firebase Integration, C/C++ Improvements, and much more. Find out more about Android Studio 2.2 features here: android-developers.blogspot.com/2016/09/android-studio-2-2.html (goo.gl/izsTxS) Subscribe to the Android Developers channel at goo.gl/GEh1ds Android Studio 2.2 features: An all new Layout […]
Enable Android Studio’s “Dex In Process” for Faster App Builds

Enable Android Studio’s “Dex In Process” for Faster App Builds

8 months ago
Android Studio 2.1 enables Dex In Process, a feature that can dramatically improve all your build times. To take advantage of Dex In Process, you’ll need to modify your gradle.properties file and increase the amount of memory allocated to the Gradle Daemon VM by 1 Gb, to a minimum of 2 Gb, using the org.gradle.jvmargs […]
Instant Run: An Android Tool Time Deep Dive

Instant Run: An Android Tool Time Deep Dive

9 months ago
Instant Run is an Android Studio feature that significantly reduces the time for building and deploying incremental code changes during your coding / testing / debugging lifecycle. Join Reto Meier as he offers a peek behind the curtain to learn how Instant Run actually works, and learn some tips to help make it work better […]
What’s New in Android Studio 2.1

What’s New in Android Studio 2.1

9 months ago
Android Studio 2.1 is required to try out new features and APIs of the Android N developer preview including the new Jack compiler and Java 8 language support. It also includes performance improvements to Instant Run, and a number of bug fixes and stability improvements. Android Studio 2.1 is now available to download through the […]
Android Studio: (About) 10 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know You Could Do

Android Studio: (About) 10 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know You Could Do

9 months ago
This Android Tool Time pro-tip roundup with Reto Meier shows off expert Android Studio tips designed to help you write less code, and make every keystroke count Video went too quickly? Each of these tips and tricks is detailed in the following article for easy reference: View story at Medium.com Download the latest stable Android […]
Live Templates in Android Studio: Using and Creating Them

Live Templates in Android Studio: Using and Creating Them

10 months ago
Android Tool Time Protip: Use and create your own Live Templates in Android Studio to write more code with less keystrokes using Live Templates to insert common, templatized code snippets. Learn more from this Medium article: goo.gl/MT7QKI Download the latest stable Android Studio release from the Android Developer site: goo.gl/0Che1Z Check out more about Android […]
What’s New in Android Studio 2.0

What’s New in Android Studio 2.0

12 months ago
Android Studio 2.0 is focused on making your workflow faster. Faster builds, faster deployment, faster emulators. Everything. Faster. As developers any time spent waiting for our IDE to do something is time wasted. Time we could be writing code, time that pushes out the end of our day, or a break that risks dropping us […]
Configuring Parallel Canary / Stable Android Studio Installations

Configuring Parallel Canary / Stable Android Studio Installations

12 months ago
Android Tool Time Protip: Maintain parallel Android Studio installations on canary and stable channels to take advantage of all the new hotness, without risking your stable dev environment. Learn more from this Medium article: medium.com/google-developers/how-often-should-you-update-android-studio-db25785c488e#.9zdwn6r1z Download the latest stable Android Studio release from the Android Developer site: developer.android.com/sdk Download the latest Android Studio canary build […]