Android Studio 0.2.4 Released, Improvements for App Devs

Android Studio 0.2.4 Released, Improvements for App Devs

Back at Google I/O 2013, Android Studio was released in beta form. The tool, which was released with the help of Jetbrains and based on IntelliJ, featured various “killer features” such as live rendering of your code and the ability to easily add any API into your code.

Since then, we’ve talked a little about it, including troubleshooting tips for setup and a graphing library compatible with the tool. Now, version 0.2.4 has been released, bringing with it several key improvements, including:

  • XML attribute documentation
  • The ability to jump between a layout and its associated activity
  • The ability to create missing onClick handlers
  • Improvements to the Gradle synchronization
  • Improvements to layout editing and various bugfixes

To get your Android Studio updated, you simply have to restart it or manually check for updates (Help -> Check for Updates). To learn more about exactly what was changed, head over to the Android Tools Project Site.

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Will Verduzco
Will Verduzco

Will Verduzco is the former Editor-in-Chief and Portal Administrator of the XDA-Developers Portal. He has been addicted to mobile technology since the HTC Wizard. But starting with the Nexus One, his gadget love affair shifted to Google's little green robot. You can now find Will writing for the Swappa Blog, though he still pops up on XDA from time to time.