Update Android Studio adds support for new features

Update Android Studio adds support for new features

The biggest addition – support for Java 8, the transition to a Jack-compiler, and Lambda Expressions. This is one of the main functions of Java 8 language, and the only one that is backward compatible with Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Most of the other features of Java 8 will not work on versions older than API 24.

Android Studio updated to version 2.1. In addition to adding support for the expected Android N, the update also brought several important additions. From that moment on Android Studio 2.1 has been upgraded to stable release and is available for all developers.

Update Android Studio adds support for new features

The biggest addition – support for Java 8, the transition to a Jack-compiler, and Lambda Expressions. This is one of the main functions of Java 8 language, and the only one that is backward compatible with Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Most of the other features of Java 8 will not work on versions older than API 24.

In previous versions of Android Studio, change even a single line of Java code causing all sources to rebuild them. Now Android Studio 2.1 by default enabled incremental compilation to reduce compilation time by only what you need.

In addition to comments on bug fixes and stability improvements in the video alludes to the fact that Google announce a major update Android Studio within the Google I / O. Most likely, about it it will not be mentioned in the main event, but it is likely that the update is present within the additional sections.

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