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What You Need to Know Before Switching from Eclipse to Android Studio

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What You Need to Know Before Switching from Eclipse to Android Studio

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Android Studio has been getting attention lately as the usurper of Eclipse's Android IDE throne. We've heard some positive things already - Paresh Mayani's intro, for example, and Bill Donahue's look at how it feels to switch (pretty good, apparently) - but as with any major change in one's development habits, there are going to be issues. For this reason, AirPair's Rex St. John has written a series of tips to prepare anybody planning a migration to Android Studio. For example:

  • There are no work-spaces or sub-projects
  • JAR dependencies work differently
  • Some things in the manifest are automatically populated
  • Gradle has a substantial learning curve

For each, St. John explains how things work in Android Studio, and he has a few other resources he points to that expand on particular topics. One notable example is a step-by-step walk-through to help you actually migrate your existing Eclipse projects to Android Studio.

Check out St. John's full post if you're thinking about switching over.

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