Android Studio 3.5 Beta 2 Releases: Fix bugs

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Android Studio is the official integrated development environment (IDE) for Google’s Android operating system, built on JetBrains’ IntelliJ IDEA software and designed specifically for Android development. It is available for download on Windows, macOS and Linux based operating systems. It is a replacement for the Eclipse Android Development Tools (ADT) as primary IDE for native Android application development.

Android Studio was announced on May 16, 2013, at the Google I/O conference. It was in early access preview stage starting from version 0.1 in May 2013, then entered beta stage starting from version 0.8 which was released in June 2014. The first stable build was released in December 2014, starting from version 1.0.

Android Studio 3.5 Beta 2 was released and is available for updates via the Canary and Dev channels.

Changelog

This update includes fixes for the following public issues:

Updates the Android Gradle plugin to using Gradle 5.4.1
R8 – D8 FIrebase performance plugin – Caused by: com.android.tools.r8.utils.AbortException: Error: program input module-info.class’, Unsupported source file type
Main dex list is empty with dynamic features and Proguard
java.lang.IllegalAccessError: Illegal class access
Android Stuido 3.4 R8 proguard assumenosideeffects
Android Studio 3.5 Canary 13 – NullPointerException in com.android.tools.r8.naming.ClassNameMinifier
Request: always choose correct size when importing an SVG to be converted into VectorDrawable
Adding button breaks Layout builder
Code Formatting changes the order of <include> components in Layout hierarchy
Code Style gone from preferences
Cannot resolve symbol BuildConfig on 3.5 Canary 13
Warning when opening KTS-based project
PSD reports “release” build as missing if it is not explicitly declared
PSD does not reload errors.suggesting when receives additional data from Gradle

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