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Android Studio is the official IDE for Android application development, based on IntelliJ IDEA. On top of the capabilities you expect from IntelliJ, Android Studio offers:

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Android Studio review by <span>K P Ranjith K.</span>
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What do you like best?

Suggestions , alt+enter , ctrl+ space , instant run , many are there! code completion too. nowadays android studio become more faster. that ctrl+x , ctrl+c which copies and cuts the whole line is my very favorite.

one of the nicest feature is emulator , we can have all the mobile devices in a single laptop.

What do you dislike?

gradule! sometimes its very tricky, complicated! it will be very helpful if google reduces the complexity of using gradule. Another one main issue is, Android studio won't tell where the error is clearly! still i have not figured out how to use constrain layout.As i'm also a Senior Android trainer , i meet , i take Android classes for lot of freshers, whose are mainly from rural background , they wont have that much high configuration computer sysytems. they suffer a lot. even im also bought a new laptop with 1gb ram , 2.5 ghz processor , 1tb storage just bcz of android studio. Google should release a version of Android studio for learning the basics of Android. like a android studio version just to develop some basic Android apps. most of the students face emulator problem , hax , vt-x , so many problems with the emulator.

Recommendations to others considering the product

We all have to switch to Android stdio as it faster , having more features in it!

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basically i develop my own Android apps. Android studio is faster, it motivates me to spent more time on it.

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Android Studio review by <span>Bhavesh P.</span>
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Good Tool for Android Development

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What do you like best?

Android Studio is free and runs on any Operating System ever.. as it is cross-platform! So if you are working on a project on Windows, you can easily shift to MAC without any of the progress getting hampered. It's made from InteliJ, which is open source IDE!

What do you dislike?

It is a RAM eater and one needs minimum 8 GB of RAM in order to have a smooth experience with Android Studio! Also, sometimes PC hangs if two or more processes are running together in Android Studio

Recommendations to others considering the product

Don't go for Eclipse or any other IDE for Native Android Development, as they are obselete now. Go only and only for Android Studio!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Ofcourse, building Android apps and UI Testing for apps. Expresso UI Testing is really beneficial when we are publishing our app because we do not need to test all the features of our app manually and basically the apps are built bug free, so more user retention and good user experience too!

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Android Studio review by <span>Surajit C.</span>
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Best Tool for Android Developer

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What do you like best?

The best android development platform for android developer . It has a good user interface . Very easy to use and it works very fast . It is free and it has official from Google for which i like it most .

There are great plug-ins for better performance . And firebase supports it . There are so many simple tasks such as standing up to carry out the reading task . Managing the latest android SDK is very easy . In Android Studio , Emulator is a good features . For the Emulator we can have all mobile devices in a single laptop .

What do you dislike?

Gradule is more complicated and tricky . It takes a lot of space in computer . it takes a very long time whenever you open first time . Device may work very slow due to storage capacity . Sometimes i found some problem with Emulator . Also it has some internal crashes . On a old system it does not works properly .

Recommendations to others considering the product

As it is free and official from Google so just download it and enjoy it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

those who want to start their journey in Android , here it is as Android studio is a great platform . i would highly recommended it for android developers .

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Android Studio review by <span>Rofiqo Fauzan F.</span>
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Amazing Tools For build your android apps

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What do you like best?

android studio is a best tools to help me and my be you all, to build some Apps. i use it every day. In Android studio you can do everything. You can write code everything you want, you can import library, you can manage minimum sdk, you can make your code connect to git, and even you can directly upload your apk to Google Playstore on it. In Android studio has an community support to help you to create your amazing design. And also in Android studio has an UI test like espresso. If you don't have an android to test you app, you can use the emulator.

And may be make us fun is, Android studio is free

What do you dislike?

Android studio need the high specification for you laptop. the minimum ram is 4 Gb.

So, if you want to build your app with Android studio, You must have a laptop with good specs. :)

The Emulator of the android studio is very need the high spec of your PC or Laptop.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Android Studio is the best tools to increase your skill android programming to get cool design from material design in android studio. i think android studio is very recommend if you want to make a cool app

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I build app with android studio for my job in my work, and also for myself. In my job all of developer android use an Android studio.

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Android Studio review by <span>YoYo F.</span>
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I f***** love android studio

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What do you like best?

It's FREE. And from the intellij source code. Designed by Google. I love intellij's line of product's new features and constant updating of it's IDE. It's like a kitchen sink of awesome tools. Add Google's constant support and development of it, and it becomes the ultimate android IDE. The new Android Studio update and Kotlin support is evidence of what I'm talking about. I have recommended Android Studio to everyone since the beginning.

A few years ago, Android Studio's default emulator was really slow and a pain in the butt to work with. And everyone basically had to use Genymotion's emulator. But it has since been updated and is as fast, if not faster than any of the 3rd party emulator software out there.

Did I say it's FREE? Unlike intellij's other software which cost a ton, Android Studio is provided by Google for free. FREE!

What do you dislike?

It'll really bog your computer down. You should have at least 4GB of Ram on a good computer to run android studio at the same time at it's emulator. Smoothly. I recommend going up to 8GB of RAM. I personally bought a 12 GB RAM laptop just so I can have multiple android studio windows and emulators open so I can work on multiple projects at the same time.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Look up TheNewBoston's youtube video on Android Studio interface. It teaches you the UI really quickly. Because if you have never touched IntelliJ software before, the whole kitchen sink of a user interface will confuse you real quick.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Building Android apps. Let's be honest here, what else are you going to build Android apps with? Eclipse? Eclipse is so buggy and outdated, it's not even a competition.

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Android Studio review by <span>ASHISH J.</span>
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What do you like best?

It has multiple good features like: Gradle Integration, Advanced Code Completion/Refactoring , better Project Organisation as compare to other IDE's, Performance / Stability. It is the official IDE for Android and the best part is that it is the fastest tools for building apps on every type of Android device.

What do you dislike?

It takes lot of RAM.You should have at least 4-8 GB of Ram on a good computer / Laptop to run android studio smoothly. It has performance issues with ubuntu like most of time keys of keyboard get hanged / stucked creating performance issues.

Recommendations to others considering the product

should consider on performance issues on ubuntu operating system and ram issues that make my system stuck most of times

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As android application developer whenever I needed a tool for design and development in a smooth manner I straightaway go with android studio because it has great help and syntax checks for developer

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Android Studio review by <span>Amit S.</span>
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What do you like best?

Android Studio is one of the best android app development platform. It is very flexible to use, you can make every possible android apps in Android Studio without any problem. It provides every facility to you which will reduce your build time and increase your productivity. For example: "Instant Run" feature it will allow you to change codes and see the difference without close and restart your emulator.

What do you dislike?

I personally love Android Studio but the never ending updates bothers me some time and heavy specification of software is also a disadvantage if they reduce the weight of this software that would be perfect.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are new or old in Android App Development, go for it will save your lots of time and it is the best platform for Android App Development I've ever used.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Android Studio saves my lots of time, especially the drag, and drop UI elements feature. Testing and Debugging is also very easy. After adding"Kotlin" language in Android Studio, it is now like Icing on the cake :)

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