What is it all about?
Android Studio is Android's official IDE. It is purpose built for Android to accelerate your development and help you build the highest-quality apps for every Android device. It offer tools custom-tailored for Android developers, including rich code editing, debugging, testing, and profiling tools.
* Based on Intellij IDEA, Android Studio provides the fastest possible turnaround on your coding and running workflow. * It intelligently understands the changes and often delivers them without restarting your app or rebuilding your APK, so you can see the effects immediately. * It has a fast and feature-rich emulator * The code editor helps you write better code, work faster, and be more productive by offering advanced code completion, refactoring, and code analysis. * Android Studio offers build automation, dependency management, and customizable build configurations. * Android Studio provides a unified environment where you can build apps for Android phones, tablets, Android Wear, Android TV, and Android Auto. * Android Studio integrates with version control tools, such as GitHub and Subversion, so you can keep your team in sync with project and build changes. The open source Gradle build system allows you to tailor the build to your environment and run on a continuous integration server such as Jenkins. * Android Studio includes project and code templates that make it easy to add well-established patterns such as a navigation drawer and view pager. * Android Studio makes it easy to create a new image asset for every density size.