Android Studio 3.0 Released

by Tech Mainstream Staff


October 25, 2017


Android Studio 3.0 Released


Defined as a "large update focused on accelerating your app development on Android," the new release of Android Studio 3.0 includes three significant features: "A new suite of app profiling tools to quickly diagnose performance issues, support for the Kotlin programming language, and a new set of tools and wizards to accelerate your development on the latest Android Oreo APIs." The most salient features of Android Studio 3.0 are the following:

        DEVELOPMENT
        Kotlin Language
        Java 8 Language
        Layout Editor Improvements
        Adaptive Icon Wizard
        XML Fonts & Downloadable Fonts
        Android Things
        Intellij Platform Update 2017.1

        BUILD
        Instant App Support
        Build Speed Improvements
        Google's Maven Change

        OPTIMIZATION
        CPU Profiler
        Memory Profiler
        Network Profiler
        APK Analyzer Improvements
        TESTING AND DEBUGGING
        Emulator Google Play System Images
        Emulator OpenGL ES 3.0 Support
        Emulator Proxy Support
        App Bug Reporter
        Android Wear Rotatory
        Android Emulator Quick Boot (Canary)
        APK Debugging
        Layout Inspector
        Device File Explorer