The beta edition of Android Studio came out in 2014, but it can be updated within the program. This video will discuss managing the updates to Android Studio. You'll save time by reviewing the clear step-by-step instructions that outline how to update the program, and ensure you have the most recent version.
-The beta version of Android Studio was first…released at Google IO in 2014.…It was version 0.8.0, and that's the version…that's currently on the website as of the time…of this recording.…But you can update Android Studio within…the software itself.…When you first start up Android Studio,…you might see this notification indicating…that a newer version is available.…And down at the bottom of the welcome screen,…there might be a link to check for updates.…
When you click the "Check" link, you'll probably…see that the latest version is in the beta channel.…If you want an even more recent version,…you can switch from the beta channel to something…called the canary channel.…The difference between builds in the canary and beta…channels is that the beta versions have gone…through a bit more testing.…Because the project is still in beta, both can have…bugs, but more recent features will be available…in the newer versions.…To change your update channel, you can click…this link to go to your IDE settings,…or you can go to the welcome screen and then click…
Note: This course was revised on 8/20/2014 to reflect changes in the .0.8.4 beta version of Android Studio.
- 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
Skill Level Beginner
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.