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Android

Uninstall Eclipse and go with Android Studio Now?

I was halfway through the Blog Reader course, and am now going back to redo the new Basic Android App. Will Treehouse be changing the rest of the track soon, and if not, is it an easy transition to continue with the new IDE?

I have already gone through one mobile Eclipse update and subsequent sort-out getting the proper SDKs and new ADEs to work, and conflicts with a separate version of Eclipse I have which is particular to another course I'm doing (Java-based). I'm wondering if I can just dump the Eclipse I've been using for the Android stuff and start over completely with the Andorid Studio if that is going to be the new go-to.

2 Answers

I am switching to Android Studio too. I've been having problem with Eclipse lately. When the new update come out and after I've updated with SDK Manager, the eclipse fails to work. It's been like 3 times. I'm getting tired of downloading whole bundle again and again.

Read these too, this was referred to me on my question

https://www.infinum.co/the-capsized-eight/articles/eclipse-is-dead-for-android-development-and-i-helped-kill-it

I haven't done a @ to Ben here, but I might, because I'm curious. I'm going to post in a bit a new thread on Studio installation, because that is bringing its own set of nightmares. Updating and Eclipse always seemed to bring doom --I'm guessing they are pretty freaking hyper on Studio (or are investors hehe) because who bases courses on something still in beta?