Which Java version do I need for Android Studio?

Which Java version do I need for Android Studio?

Set the JDK version A copy of the latest OpenJDK comes bundled with Android Studio 2.2 and higher, and this is the JDK version we recommend you use for your Android projects.

Can Android Studio be used for Java?

Along with Kotlin Android SDK runs with Java programming language. However, you can run Java code within Android Studio by creating a separate module. So let’s learn how to run Java code in Android Studio.

Can I use JDK 11 for Android Studio?

The gap between Java 8 and Java 9 in terms of build compatibility has been overcome and more modern Java versions (up to Java 11) are officially supported on Android. On top of that, Android Gradle Plugin 7.0. 0 now requires JDK 11 for running Gradle builds.

What software should you install before you can install Android Studio?

Installing Java SE Development Kit It is mandatory to have Java Development Kit(JDK) installed on your PC before proceeding with Android Studio Installation. Below are the steps to install the JDK.

Does Android still use Java?

Is Java still used for Android development? Yes. Java is still 100% supported by Google for Android development. The majority of Android apps today have some mix of both Java and Kotlin code.

Is Java necessary for Android development?

Java is not compulsory, but preferable. As you are comfortable with web scripts, better use phonegap framework. It allows you to write code in html, javascript and css, which can be then used to make Android/iOS/Windows applications. Such apps are called web-apps.

How do I upgrade my Android project to Java 11?

7 Answers

  1. Android Studio Artic Fox 2020.3.1.
  2. Preferences (Settings) -> Build, Execution, Deployment -> Build Tools -> Gradle -> Gradle JDK -> Select JDK 11 or download JDK.
  3. Before.
  4. File -> Project Structure -> SDK Location -> Change JDK Location to the Java 11 jdk folder.


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