Google just announced Android Studio, an integrated development environment for building apps.

This IDE is based on IntelliJ IDEA and works as a WYSIWYG for creating android applications.

You can get this IDE from here.

It’s working under OS platforms: Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

I used under Fedora and this is my short tutorial about this IDE.

The Android Studio has two folders : bin and sdk.

Content of the bin folder has this files and folders:

Content of the SDK folder has this files and folders:

To run the IDE just need to start from bin folder the studio.sh .

You will see the splash of the Android Studio:

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After that will see the IDE.

I don’t tell you all of the features of this IDE.

This will take time and this is just one short tutorial.

Most of this it’s like in the old Eclipse IDE.

I will try to show you something new and also to show how to update the IDE.

First if will see something like this :

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If it not update then you need to update the Android Studio.

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Go to Menu -> Help -> Check for Update…

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After that will need to press button : Update and Restart.

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You will see this:

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This will update your IDE.

First you need to update your android using this tool: SDK MAnager.

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Select your android sdk to build your application.

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To start your first project just go to menu File -> New Project …

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You will see the next window and will need to fill with your project settings.

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I will show you how to make it but into another tutorial.

See you later…

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