Install Android Studio in Ubuntu 14.04

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Develop apps for Android in Ubuntu 14.04

Android Studio lets you create apps for Android. Here's how you can install it in Ubuntu 14.04.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:paolorotolo/android-studio

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install android-studio

According to Noobs Lab:

On top of the capabilities you expect from IntelliJ, Android Studio offers:

Gradle-based build support.

Android-specific refactoring and quick fixes.

Lint tools to catch performance, usability, version compatibility and other problems.

ProGuard and app-signing capabilities.

Template-based wizards to create common Android designs and components.

A rich layout editor that allows you to drag-and-drop UI components, preview layouts on multiple screen configurations, and much more.

Built-in support for Google Cloud Platform, making it easy to integrate Google Cloud Messaging and App Engine as server-side components.

More at Noobs Lab

Additional resources for Android Studio

Android Studio Tips and Tricks

Using the Android Studio Layout Editor

Debugging with Android Studio

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