Android Studio 1.5 is focused on delivering more stability, with most of the enhancements being made under the hood. It adds new lint checks, the ability to use short names when code-completing custom views, and the memory profiler can now help you detect some of the most commonly known causes of leaked activities.
Android Studio 1.5 is now available to download from the stable release channel.
Learn how to get started with Android and Android Studio in this short tutorial. It demontrates how to install Android Studio (Google’s official Android IDE) and create your first Android app. You’ll learn how to download the Java SDK, download and install Android Studio, create a new “Hello World” project, and run your app on an emulator and real Android device.
You’ll also learn a series of Protips from an Android app startup as they go through the process of developing their app in a highly stressful environment. With over 1 billion Android devices already activated, Android represents an incredible opportunity for developers. Installing Android Studio is your first step!