Maybe as a developer, you never get out of your coding zone and haven’t experienced the fastest things in the world. Nevertheless, Google is ready to let you experience that how fast things work in a lot easier way and you will get a thrill out of this innovation. Google’s Android Studio 2.0 can make the app development journey faster than ever.
Google has set several milestones and has proved to do the impossible. When? I guess, every time. And this time, with the release of next version of its IDE (Integrated Development Environment)– Android Studio 2.0. The Search King already introduced Android Studio, back in 2013, for making the development process easier, taken next move for improvements with its Android Studio while targeting the speed with the betterment of applications.
A stable release of Android Studio 2.0 is here to stay. This upgraded version brings new tools and improved features to speed up the app creation like Instant Run, Accelerate development, New Emulator, GPU Profiler and Build on IntelliJ 15.
Among the new features, Instant run, as the name indicates, it allows developers to shape apps swiftly. Whenever you make adjustments to the code, it will change instantly and appear accordingly live in your running app. Instant run brings many accelerating tools to fasten the process from VM hot swapping to warm swapping app resources. The time taken for updating the changes will no longer hamper the developers; it will keep developers in a fast and fluid development.
The emulator is a fusion of faster speed and better performance. It works best with one of the new features – Instant run. The emulator will help you create prime and brand new interface for an app by accelerating the easy drag and drop APKs to get installation quicker, resize and rescale the window, use multi-touch gestures and much more. The emulator has Google Play built-in, allowing you to examine API functionality. “The new emulator runs [about] 3x faster than Android’s previous emulator, and with ADB [Android Debug Bridge] enhancements you can now push apps and data 10x faster to the emulator than to a physical device,” Jamal Eason, Product Manager, Android.
One cannot overlook the cloud technology, and the Google too. Cloud Test Lab is a new feature that allows you test your app on multiple devices and device configuration on the cloud. If you missed out any test, then the feature will show the magic of cloud technology as it will perform the core set of built-in test to make sure that app does not crash. Google data center already hosted some physical devices, so the developer can run the test against the portfolio of that devices.
Formulating and getting an app live is not just enough if the app will not get searched and installed by users. To overcome this issue, Google introduced App Indexing API, so it will be easier for users to find your app in Google search. For right search, you need to structure your URL in a right way, and that’s where App Indexing fills the gap. You can create a well-structured URL in your app code and add quality features in Android Manifest.xml file.
The new version with all new and better features should give an advantage to developers a clear understanding and working methods to develop an app for multiple devices on difference versions of Android, which is one of the significant challenges faced by Android developers. Our Android developers are all set to showcase their talent with improved and faster version of Android Studio. They already mastered in developing apps for different Operating Systems and now taking a step to reach on next level of app development.