Using the Android Studio IDE and the Gradle build tool will make Android app development much simpler—as long as you know your way around Gradle. This practical guide shows you how Gradle works with Android so that you can use it effectively on your projects. You’ll learn ways to customize project layouts, add dependencies, and even generate multiple different versions of your application.
- Use Gradle independently and from with the new preferred IDE, Android Studio
- Integrate tests into standard Android project builds
- Easily customize builds to add popular third-party libraries as dependencies
- Generate artifacts with various properties, like debug or release, and different flavors, like paid or free