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How to create a group of File Templates in Android Studio – Part 3

In the previous two posts, we looked at creating custom live templates and file templates. I received a question on twitter once I posted the file template tutorial: @riggaroo Any idea how to create File Templates that create multiple files? Like "Activity" and "fragment" do? — Justin Angel (@JustinAngel) May 2, 2016

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ConstraintLayout 101 & the new Layout Builder in Android Studio

What is ConstraintLayout? ConstraintLayout  is a new type of layout that you can use in your Android App, it is compatible down to API level 9 and is part of the support library. Its aim is to reduce layout hierarchies (and improve performance of layouts) and it also reduces the complexity of trying to work […]

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How to create your own Live Templates in Android Studio/IntelliJ – Part 2

In the last post we looked at how to create a File Template in Android Studio. In this post we will look at Live Templates and how to make your own. Live templates are “frequently-used or custom code constructs that you can insert into your source code file quickly, efficiently and accurately.”

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How to make your own File Templates in Android Studio – Part 1

I have recently discovered something which is currently making my life easier at the moment: Custom file templates. What is a file template? A file template is a source file that already contains some code to get you started. In this example, we are going to look at creating a file template for a RecyclerView adapter implementation which is […]