D. Quick-Start Guide: Android Studio

Android Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE), similar to the ADT Bundle or Eclipse with the ADT Plugin, but is based on IntelliJ IDEA, which is a very popular tool for Java development. Many of the same features that you have become accustomed to in the ADT Bundle are available within Android Studio, although Android Studio has many new features that are not yet available in the ADT Bundle or Eclipse with the ADT Plugin, and there are some differences in the Android Studio project structure. This appendix introduces you to Android Studio and brings you up to speed on the features available for Android developers to leverage.


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