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Material Design

How to set up your Android app project to use Material Design with AppCompat

AppCompat v21.+’s Theme.AppCompat extends Theme.Base.AppCompat which extends Theme.Platform.AppCompat which extends android:Theme.Material on 21+ devices (i.e. Android 5.0 Lollipop) so you only need to extend Theme.AppCompat to use Material theme if you are using the AppCompat v21 (or above) library.

First add compile ‘com.android.support:appcompat-v7:21.0.0’ to the dependancies section of your build.gradle file.

Android Studio

Google release Android Studio based on IntelliJ for Android Development

The new Android Studio┬ábased on the Community Edition of IntelliJ was released yesterday at Google IO. This replaces the ADT Bundle based on Eclipse released last year. It bring a new set of features and tools to make it easier to develop great Android apps. This video provides a walk through of the new features: […]