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Android Studio Cookbook by Mike van Drongelen

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Preface

Android Studio is the best IDE for developing Android apps, and it is available for free to anyone who wants to develop professional Android apps.

Now with Android Studio, we have a stable and faster IDE, and it comes with a lot of cool stuff such as Gradle, better refactoring methods, and a much better layout editor. If you have used Eclipse, then you will love this IDE.

In short, Android Studio has really brought back the fun of mobile development, and in this book, we will see how.

What this book covers

Chapter 1, Welcome to Android Studio, demonstrates how to configure Android Studio and Genymotion, which is a really fast emulator.

Chapter 2, Applications with a Cloud-based Backend, explains how to use Parse to develop an app using a ...

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