Tag Archives: Android

New in IntelliJ IDEA 11: Preview of Android UI layouts

IntelliJ IDEA 11 introduces a new feature that makes it much easier to design UI layouts for Android applications — UI layouts preview. Just open some layout xml file from your Android project and you’ll see a new Preview tool window.  … Continue reading

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New in 10.5: Attach debugger to a running Android process

Recently, we’ve introduced a new feature that should make it MUCH easier to debug your Android applications. Now, you can attach IntelliJ IDEA debugger to any process running on an Android device or in the emulator, which is related to the … Continue reading

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New in 10.5: Develop Mobile AIR Applications for Android

Latest EAP of IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 supports full cycle of Mobile AIR applications development: write code, compile, package, install, run and debug on emulator or Android device! Let’s look at common development workflow.

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New concept of Android SDK in IntelliJ IDEA 10.5

The recent EAP of IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 introduces a new presentation of Android platform inside a project. Previously, you could configure Android SDK inside Android facet settings, while JDK played the role of the main Project/Module SDK. IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 considers … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA to play at Developer Sandbox during Google I/O

W00t! The IntelliJ IDEA team just received an invitation from Google GWT team to participate in the Developer Sandbox at this year’s Google I/O conference. We took part in I/O 2010 last year and have been looking forward to going … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 10 RC4; Android 2.3 support

A new week means that a new Release Candidate build of IntelliJ IDEA is in order. Among other changes, this build contains the final version of the licensing code. It means that you can use the build with your existing … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 10: free IDE for Android development

Yes, you’ve read it correctly. No mistake here. It’s been one year since we open-sourced IntelliJ IDEA and announced its free Community Edition. If you are curious to know the results of that bold move and see some stats and … Continue reading

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Android Library Projects Support

An Android library project is a development project that holds shared Android source code and resources. Other Android application projects can reference the library project and, at build time, include its compiled sources in their .apk files. IntelliJ IDEA X supports … Continue reading

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Android unit-testing support

With IntelliJ IDEA X you can write unit tests for your Android application using Android Testing Framework. Android unit tests are located in a separate test module, so first you need to add it (i.e. named tests) to your project, … Continue reading

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Android Logcat Support in Maia

In Maia you can find a new Android Logcat window that lets you see all log messages and exceptions when you are debugging an Android application. The Logging level list allows you to select what messages are displayed in console: Verbose … Continue reading

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