Android Studio has features inside the editor area to improve your productivity with Jetpack Compose.
Android Studio comes with these Compose-related live templates, which allow you to enter code snippets for fast insertion by typing the corresponding template abbreviation:
compto set up a
prevto create a
paddpto add a
paddingModifier in dp
weightto add a
WCto surround the current composable with a
Gutter icons are contextual actions visible on the sidebar, next to the line numbers. Android Studio introduces several gutter icons specific to Jetpack Compose to ease your developer experience.
You can deploy a
@Preview to the emulator or physical device directly from the
Whenever a color is defined inside or outside a composable, its preview is shown on the gutter. You can change the color via the color picker by clicking on it like this:
Image resource picker
Whenever a drawable, vector, or image is defined inside or outside a composable, its preview is shown on the gutter. You can change it via the image resource picker by clicking on it like this: