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Android

Rashad Hill
Rashad Hill
1,708 Points

Knowing the difference between Android Studio and Eclipse.

Could someone tell me what the difference is between Android Studio, and Eclipse? I ask with concern for making games. I stumbled across a thread on treehouse where someone said that Android Studio isn't really meant for making games (perhaps they were talking about in it's current development stage) and that Eclipse or IntelliJ would be a better fit in conjunction with a library called libGDX. I'm not sure if I'm asking appropriate questions, but could someone fill me in if possible?

1 Answer

Alex Hedley
Alex Hedley
16,377 Points

Android Studio is an IDE like Eclipse It's developed by IntelliJ who also produce IntelliJ IDEA It's a fairly new IDE so may not be as feature rich or stable as others out there.

Rashad Hill
Rashad Hill
1,708 Points

Ah, ok. Thanks, Alex. Another question - in the same discussion, the guy mentioned libGDX, which is a library for game development. Is it recommended to use something more stable like Eclipse or IDEA for that purpose?

Alex Hedley
Alex Hedley
16,377 Points

I'm only starting Android Dev myself so can't comment I'm afraid, I'd suggest following their advice, they must have said it for a reason,