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Title: Building Android Apps with New Android Studio Stable Version

Building Android Apps gets Easier with Android

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Building Android Apps gets Easier with Android

Android Studio is the new integrated development
environment (IDE) fast replacing Eclipse. Android
Studio is based on the IntelliJ IDEA Community
Edition, a Java IDE by JetBrains, for developing
for the Android mobile platform. It provides
access to the Android developers' tools for
development debugging, helping you to design,
test and monetize your Android apps. It was
introduced at the Google I/O 2013 conference the
stable build (v1.0) being released in December
2014. Android Studio 1.1 is now available for
download on various OS like Windows, Mac, OS X
and Linux.

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Android Developers in India

Whats New in Android Studio?
Android Studio improves on Eclipse IDE with
numerous new features. In the long run, Google
aims to replace Eclipse with Android Studio as
the primary IDE for developing Android apps.
Lets discover the features of this new IDE!

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Whats New in Android Studio?

Gradle Build System Android Studio gives the
advantage of Gradle set of build tools, which
replaces Apache Ant. It gives flexibility
extensibility in development and the studio
updates dont affect the output of your build.
This unified build system helps to handle
different build types different app versions in
a better way. It helps in managing multi APKs
through splits, gives multi-dex support and
enables dependency management for third-party

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Gradle Build System

Code Editing Capabilities Android Studio has
brilliant code editing capacity, inherited from
IntelliJ IDEA. It helps in refactoring the code,
has a better auto completion feature and
prediction capabilities and also facilitates code

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Code Editing Capabilities

Improved UI Design Android Studio has a
redesigned User Interface (UI), where its menu
items and tools help in quick and smooth
navigation. Its UI design is much faster,
responsive and offers more customization options
as compared to Eclipse, helping view Android
layouts across various screen sizes and multiple
languages including API versions. It also has a
rich layout designer with a drag-and-drop UI.

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Improved UI Design

Project Management Android Studio has introduced
the concept of modules, where within your project
you have various modules like the app you are
building can be one module. If you have a library
then it can be another module, Ad SDK that you
are integrating can be the third one and so on.
The benefit is that these modules can separately
have their own Gradle build files with their own
dependencies, thus making it easier to manage and
organize your app projects and resources.

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Project Management

Unit Testing Android Studio helps to define unit
testing in different classes, allowing you to
launch them while developing apps. This ensures
that you are aware about your bugs even before
they occur during production.

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Unit Testing

Lint Tools Android Studio uses Lint tool to help
check your Android source files for the chances
of any bugs and suggest improvements in terms of
security, performance, usability, accessibility
and more. At the time of releasing your APKs, you
can change your Grade files to include Lint and
it will stop the release process in case of any
threats. This thus helps to generate quality code.

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Lint Tools

Security Measures Android Studio has built-in
support for ProGuard tool, ensuring security of
your apps. It helps the developers to shrink
optimize code, by removing dead/unused code and
renaming classes, fields methods with
complicated obscure names. This tool runs only
when you develop your application in release
mode, as it is difficult to reverse or back
engineer the small size of .apk file. Android
Studio also has self signing capabilities, for
Android apps. There is a provision for digitally
signing the Android application packages, meant
for Android package manager for installing the
release as well as updates for the application.
This provision is there to validate your
authority to the manager, ensuring that the app
updates are from the same developer.

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Security Measures

Android Wear Watch Face Templates Android Studio
offers templates to design analog and digital
Android Wear watch faces. They can then be turned
into APKs and deployed on Google Play Store as
Android apps.

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Android Wear Watch Face Templates

Google Cloud Services Android Studio supports
Google Cloud, allowing you to add cloud-based
Back end and Endpoints to your app . It also
enables adding Google Cloud Messaging feature to
send push notifications to all users.

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Google Cloud Services

Other noteworthy features of Android Studio
include updated launcher icons, now packaged as
mipmap resources and preliminary support for BCP
47 languages tags.

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Other Features of Android Studio

Android Studio thus flaunts many improved
features and certainly has an edge over the
Eclipse IDE. It gives a simple start, has
brilliant code editing features and better
options for developing apps from the underlying
code. It also has user interface design tools,
sample importing and code templates, GitHub
integration and much more to offer. Built on the
popular Java tool, Android Studio has many look
and feel improvements along with the analytical
enhancements over its former IDE. Android Studio
is thus an intuitive development platform that
helps developers to automate the coding process
of Android Apps and has modern, interactive and
one of the best IDE packages for developing
Android apps.

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Android Studio Stable Version 1.1

Semaphore Software has the expertise to develop
user-friendly and feature-rich Android apps. We
are abreast with the latest technology and
continuously update ourselves with the most
advanced tool and techniques in developing mobile
apps on various platforms. We will extend the
benefits of this new Android tool and technology
to our clients by creating ingenious Android apps
using Android Studio. Get in touch with Android
App Development Company to avail the advantage of
our state-of-the-art Android App Development

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Android Application Development Company India

Created by Android Application
Developer Thank You

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Android App Developer in India