First steps with Android Studio IDE
Like you must know, Google officially announced the first release of Android Studio recently. So, Android Studio is the official Android Studio IDE ! Time is come to migrate from Eclipse with ADT (Android Development Tools) to Android Studio IDE.
Go on the following URL : http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html and start to download the Android Studio IDE for your OS.
Once you have downloaded the bundle, launch the installation by double clicking on the exe file. The setup process starts.
2. Your first Android Studio project
On the following wizard screen, you can configure your project name, its main package and its path on your computer.
Then, you must choose the minimum SDK for your project and if you target phones and tablets. A message indicates you the percentage of Android users that you can reach by chosing your minimum Android SDK. A simple but very interesting feature.
Now, you can run your first Hello World application with Android Studio IDE. Before that, you can enjoy the new features offered by the IDE like a very nice preview support when you edit your layout for example :
When project is built, a popup opens and you must choose the devices where the application will be launched. It lists real devices or Android Virtual Devices (AVD). At the bottom of the window IDE, you will see the Android tab to access logcat from devices of your choice :