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Android Animations and Transitions Animations Basics Property Animation

Difficulty using outdated project starter files

I found that the project starter files for the property animation app excessively hard to get running in android studio, I think because they are very out of date and don't work well with Android Studio 3. I understand that it's hard to keep the course content up to date when android development moves so rapidly, but it doesn't make sense for the initial setup to be far more difficult and time consuming than the course itself.

For anyone else facing endless gradle build errors, I did the following:

  • Don't choose to update to latest version of gradle when Android Studio offers it. The latest version leads to lots of tricky errors.
  • The version used by the project files also leads to lots of errors
  • Update to slightly newer version instead:

4 Answers

Simon Sporrong
Simon Sporrong
35,096 Points

Yes, thank you so much! Everyone who's having troubles with opening this "old" project in a new updated Android Studio, follow these steps above!

Nataly Rifold
Nataly Rifold
12,431 Points

I tried this but I get: ERROR: No toolchains found in the NDK toolchains folder for ABI with prefix: mipsel-linux-android

I had to change the dependencies from compile to implementation

dependencies { implementation fileTree(dir: 'libs', include: ['*.jar']) implementation 'com.android.support:recyclerview-v7:23.1.1' implementation 'com.jakewharton:butterknife:7.0.1' implementation 'com.jimulabs.mirrorsandbox:mirror-sandbox:0.2.1' implementation 'com.android.support:palette-v7:23.1.1' implementation 'com.jakewharton:butterknife:7.0.1' annotationProcessor 'com.jakewharton:butterknife:7.0.1' }

and according to the internet I need to update gradle....


not working please please help how to do it in detail i have stuck hear

Saurav Biswas
Saurav Biswas
2,576 Points

Shout out for this answer. Thanks a lot