Android Studio

What Does Android Studio Mean?

Android Studio is the integrated development environment for Google’s Android platform. Versions of Android Studio are compatible with some Apple, Windows and Linux operating systems. With support for Google Cloud Platform and Google app integration, Android Studio offers developers a well-stocked toolkit for creating Android apps or other projects, and has been an integral part of Android development since 2013.


Techopedia Explains Android Studio

In a sense, Android Studio is the vehicle for engineers who want to create offerings for the Android platform, similar to how Apple Developer (and auxiliary tools like XCode IDE) support the Apple developer community. Apple and Android both have their own “app stores” to offer users choices. The reputation of Android Studio, and the Android app store, is as a more “open source” and less vendor-guided platform. The Android Studio environment, along with its tools and methodology, reflects this approach.


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