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Android Studio First Look
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Android Studio First Look

with David Gassner

Video: Welcome

(xylophone notes) -Hi, I'm David Gassner and welcome to Android Studio First Look. In this course, I'll introduce you to Android Studio, Google's IDE of the future for Android app development. First, I'll describe how to install Android Studio and where to find the Android SDK and other critical resources after installation. Then I'll take you on a tour of the user interface, managing files and folders and working with menus, toolbars, and tool windows.
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  1. 8m 29s
    1. Welcome UPDATED
      1m 18s
    2. What you need to know before starting this course UPDATED
      2m 0s
    3. Following along with the demonstrations UPDATED
      1m 31s
    4. What's new in this update NEW
      3m 40s
  2. 42m 26s
    1. Exploring Android Studio and IntelliJ IDEA UPDATED
      4m 6s
    2. Installing Android Studio on Mac OS X UPDATED
      5m 9s
    3. Installing Android Studio on Windows UPDATED
      5m 30s
    4. Managing Android Studio updates UPDATED
      2m 5s
    5. Configuring the Android SDK UPDATED
      4m 12s
    6. Creating your first project UPDATED
      6m 40s
    7. Creating a virtual device for testing
      3m 50s
    8. Using physical devices for testing
      2m 39s
    9. Migrating Eclipse projects to Android Studio UPDATED
      8m 15s
  3. 29m 36s
    1. Managing folders and files in the Project window UPDATED
      8m 3s
    2. Using menus and toolbars
      4m 19s
    3. Navigating the user interface
      3m 44s
    4. Configuring the Editor window
      5m 29s
    5. Exploring other tool windows UPDATED
      6m 3s
    6. Manipulating the window layout
      1m 58s
  4. 22m 15s
    1. Designing activity layouts
      7m 12s
    2. Using auto-completion and quick fixes
      4m 4s
    3. Finding Java classes and other files
      3m 53s
    4. Refactoring code
      5m 0s
    5. Analyzing code
      2m 6s
  5. 17m 41s
    1. Filtering logcat messages
      6m 26s
    2. Using breakpoints and stepping through code
      7m 12s
    3. Exporting a signed app package
      4m 3s
  6. 19m 14s
    1. Working with Gradle and other configuration files NEW
      5m 23s
    2. Adding JAR files with dependencies and modules NEW
      6m 58s
    3. Adding remote libraries with Maven dependencies NEW
      6m 53s
  7. 2m 25s
    1. Next steps UPDATED
      2m 25s

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Android Studio First Look
2h 22m Beginner Mar 31, 2014 Updated Aug 20, 2014

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There is a new IDE on the horizon for Android developers, Android Studio, and it's faster and easier to navigate than the current Eclipse-based Android Developer Tools plugin. Get a first look at Android Studio before its official release, here in this course with David Gassner. David shows how to install Android Studio on both Windows and Mac; create new projects and migrate existing ones from Eclipse; navigate and configure the user interface; and build and export Android apps. Plus, learn how to manage and automate your Android project builds with Gradle.

Note: This course was revised on 8/20/2014 to reflect changes in the .0.8.4 beta version of Android Studio.

Topics include:
  • Exploring Android Studio and IntelliJ IDEA
  • Installing Android Studio
  • Creating projects with Android Studio
  • Navigating the user interface
  • Designing activity layouts
  • Analyzing and refactoring code
  • Debugging and packaging apps
Subjects:
Developer Mobile Apps
Software:
Android
Author:
David Gassner

Welcome

(xylophone notes) -Hi, I'm David Gassner and welcome to Android Studio First Look. In this course, I'll introduce you to Android Studio, Google's IDE of the future for Android app development. First, I'll describe how to install Android Studio and where to find the Android SDK and other critical resources after installation. Then I'll take you on a tour of the user interface, managing files and folders and working with menus, toolbars, and tool windows.

I'll show you how to use shortcuts for writing and refactoring code. And how to use the debugging tools with greg points, watch variables and more. And finally, I'll describe how to package a completed Android app for distribution. When this course was first created, Android Studio was available as an early-access preview. The course has now been updated to cover the products beta through versions 0.8.4, but Android Studio is already providing a solid platform for Android developers.

I hope that this introduction helps you get started with it quickly.

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Q: This course was updated on 8/20/2014. What changed?
A: We revised this course to reflect changes to the Android Studio beta, released at the 2014 Google I/O conference. This update was recorded with Android Studio .0.8.4, which contains a new project wizard and updates to the Gradle build system. For more information about the changes in this course, check out the "What's new in this update" movie.
 
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