Tag Archives: Android

A Curated List of IDE Plugins for Android Development

In addition to being the IDE of choice for many professional Java developers, IntelliJ IDEA is also a favorite platform for plugin developers. From time to time we keep selecting interesting plugins from IntelliJ IDEA repository to share them with … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 EAP: Android Studio 1.1 Features and More

As the release of IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 approaches really fast, we keep updating you on our progress by sharing EAP builds with you. This week is no exception: hurry to grab yet another fresh preview build with two noticeable improvements … Continue reading

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Interview with Tor Norbye: the Present and the Future of Developer Tools for Android

Two months ago Google rolled out Android Studio, their brand new IDE for Android developers. The new IDE, built on top of IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition, has replaced ADT, a plugin for Eclipse, changing “developer experience” for millions of Android … Continue reading

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The Inspection Connection – Issue #3, Annotation Validation

Android developers will be familiar with the concept of resource IDs, which are unique integers generated by the Android Asset Packaging Tool (aapt) for accessing resources within your application through the static class, R. Resource IDs are assigned to all … Continue reading

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Java Annotated Monthly – July 2014

Today’s Java landscape is growing larger and faster than ever, with over 30,000 new Java projects created on GitHub each month. Here on the Java Annotated Monthly we leave no stone unturned to bring you the most important news and … Continue reading

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Annotated Java Monthly, April 2014

Java developers have been busier than ever this April, and here at JetBrains, we’ve noticed! Each month, we’re excited to bring you the best Java content from around the web, straight to your favorite blog! If you have any topics … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 13 Brings a Full Bag of Goodies to Android Developers

At JetBrains we’re always listening to developers, and Android developers are no exception. Based on this tight feedback loop, we’ve made a long list of changes to our award-winning IDE which will hopefully make development of Android apps an even … Continue reading

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Rearrange Attributes in Android XML Files with IntelliJ IDEA 13

IntelliJ IDEA 13 will bring a lot of goodies for Android developers. One very useful new feature is the capability to automatically rearrange XML attributes according to predefined rules. To enable this new feature, go to Settings → Code Style … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 13 EAP and Android SQLite Database

Great news for everyone waiting for more new features from the upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 13. Today we have rolled out IntelliJ IDEA 132.556, one more preview build with a number of bugfixes and new features. One of the most important changes … Continue reading

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Android for the Busy Developer: Free 12-Lesson Course

Great news for everyone who’d like to get started with Android development but can’t seem to find the time! We are happy to announce a free training course, brought to you by Dino Esposito in collaboration with Tuts+ Premium, which … Continue reading

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