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Introduction to Android™ Application Development: Android Essentials, Fifth Edition by Shane Conder, Lauren Darcey, Joseph Annuzzi Jr.

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A. Tips and Tricks: Android Studio

Android Studio—a special version of the JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition IDE—includes everything you need to get started developing professional Android applications. Android Studio is the official IDE for Android application development and is recommended. In addition, you may choose to use IntelliJ IDEA Community or Ultimate Editions for developing your Android applications—the same capabilities of Android Studio are available for these editions. Eclipse with the ADT plugin used to be a viable Android development environment before IntelliJ-based IDEs, but this approach is not recommended and support for Eclipse will no longer be available.

In this appendix, we provide a number of helpful tips and ...

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