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Mastering Android Studio 3 by Kyle Mew

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Monitoring and profiling

One tool that all developers want is the ability to monitor an application during runtime. Watching the live impact user actions have on hardware components such as memory and processors is a fantastic way to identify possible bottlenecks and other problems. Android Studio has a sophisticated set of profiling tools, which will be examined thoroughly in the next module. However, the Android Profiler is useful for UI develeopment as well as coding and certainly worth looking at briefly here.

The Android Profiler can be opened from the View | Tool Windows menu, the tools gutter, or by pressing Alt + 6. It appears at the bottom of the IDE by default, but this can be customized using the Settings icon to suit individual ...

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