Google gives preview version of Android Studio 2.0 released




Google has released an early version of Android 2.0 Studio, an IDE for creating Android applications. In the new version, developers can quickly see changes they have made to their apps.

Details about the new features of Android 2.0 Studio stand on the Google Blog. The main new feature is Instant Run, in which changes in the code can be quickly observed visually, the intention is that changes after a quick refresh of the page is already appearing, although this may take slightly longer for use on mobile devices. The functionality must make the development of Android applications faster. New projects have automatically supports Instant Run as Android Studio 2.0 is used for development, while it still needs to be turned on existing projects.

In an interview with TechCrunch gives Stephanie Cuthbertson, Google product manager responsible for the development tool, that in Android Studio 2.0 to compile applications about 2 to 2.5 times to go faster. Furthermore, the built-in emulators faster and more is possible with it, such as emulating network connections and GPS-guided routes. Also, there is a built-in GPU-profiler. The latter functionality is however still under development.

Interested parties can via the Canary channel an early version of Android bringing Studio 2.0. In the near future there will be more new features added to the software, but when the final version must come from is not clear. Google released the first version of Android Studio late last year, aiming to develop apps for the mobile operating system easier.

Android Studio 2.0


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