Google today said it will no longer support its Android Developer Tools plugin for the Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE) for building Android apps. The move comes six months after Google released version 1.0 of its Android Studio IDE.
“If you have not had the chance to migrate your projects to Android Studio, now is the time,” Android product manager Jamal Eason wrote in a blog post today.
The Android Developer Tools plugin comes with a user interface design tool and a graphical user interface for command line tools for building Android applications.
Google first announced Android Studio in 2013. Now that it’s stable, Google wants to focus resources on it completely.
“We are focused on Android Studio so that our team can deliver a great experience on a unified development environment. Android tools inside Eclipse will continue to live on in the open source community via the Eclipse Foundation,” Eason wrote.
And Android Studio will be getting more support for Android NDK, he wrote.
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