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 3.4.1 is released.
This minor release improves stability and performance, and includes fixes for the following issues:
- Issue #122464849: DataBinding – Layout “class” attribute in “data” tag throws error
- Issue #122936785: Databinding does not work with com.android.tools.build:gradle:3.4.0-beta01
- Issue #122066788: NullpointerException in android.databinding.ViewDataBinding
- Issue #129362492: Studio 3.4 RC2 appears to ignore Java compatibility level for non-debug build variants, will not deploy app
- Issue #129730297: Java 8 methods of java.lang.Long and java.lang.Character are not desugared by D8
- Issue #129901036: NPE on workaroundExceptionTargetingLoopHeaderBug
- Issue #128579793: Cannot resolve symbol problem in XML in AS 3.4 RC 1
- Issue #129145240: Unable to use Proguard from DSL
- Issue #123222832: CardView render fail in Android Studio 3.3
- Issue #128987064: calling class mis-attributed leading to illegal invoke-super
- Issue #127932803: Extra rules needs to be added for keeping library dependency (slf4j) when using R8
- Issue #130135768: The “keeppackagenames” rule does not work.
- Issue #129410384: VerifyError: register has type Reference Object but expected Reference Parcelable
- Issue #129935705: Make warnings for -optimizationpasses and -optimizations info