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Summary

This web page lists the top five useful plugins for Android Studio, including Rainbow Brackets, CodeGlance, ADB Idea, GitHub Theme, and Nyan Progress Bar.

Abstract

The web page titled "Top 5 Most Useful Plugins For Android Studio" provides a list of plugins that can enhance the functionality and user experience of Android Studio. The plugins mentioned are Rainbow Brackets, which helps in identifying code blocks by color-coding brackets; CodeGlance, which embeds a code minimap similar to Sublime; ADB Idea, which adds various ADB commands to Android Studio; GitHub Theme, which applies the GitHub dark/light theme to Android Studio; and Nyan Progress Bar, which provides pretty progress bars with Nyan Cat. The article also includes images and descriptions for each plugin, along with instructions on how to use them.

Bullet points

  • Rainbow Brackets: This plugin helps in identifying code blocks by color-coding brackets.
  • CodeGlance: This plugin embeds a code minimap similar to Sublime into the editor pane.
  • ADB Idea: This plugin adds various ADB commands to Android Studio, such as ADB Uninstall App, ADB Kill App, ADB Start App, ADB Restart App, ADB Clear App Data, ADB Clear App Data and Restart, ADB Start App With Debugger, ADB Restart App With Debugger, ADB Grant/Revoke Permissions, ADB Enable/Disable Wi-Fi, and ADB Enable/Disable Mobile Data.
  • GitHub Theme: This plugin applies the GitHub dark/light theme to Android Studio.
  • Nyan Progress Bar: This plugin provides pretty progress bars with Nyan Cat.

Top 5 Most Useful Plugins For Android Studio

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Hey guys! In this post, I’ll show you some cool plugins you can boost your Android Studio with. Keep reading if you want to take your IDE to the next level!

Top Android Studio Plugins

1. Rainbow Brackets

This plugin helps you easily identify code blocks by making the opening and ending of the brackets the same color.

Rainbow Brackets

2. CodeGlance

This plugin embeds a code minimap similar to the one found in Sublime into the editor pane. Works with both light and dark themes using your customized colors for syntax highlighting.

CodeGlance

Here’s a quick preview:

CodeGlance Preview

3. ADB Idea

This plugin adds the following ADB commands to Android Studio:

  • ADB Uninstall App
  • ADB Kill App
  • ADB Start App
  • ADB Restart App
  • ADB Clear App Data
  • ADB Clear App Data and Restart
  • ADB Start App With Debugger
  • ADB Restart App With Debugger
  • ADB Grant/Revoke Permissions
  • ADB Enable/Disable Wi-Fi
  • ADB Enable/Disable Mobile Data

There are two basic ways to invoke a command:

  • Through the Tools->Android->ADB Idea menu
  • By searching for “ADB” in “Find Actions” (osx: cmd+shift+a, windows/linux: ctrl+shift+a)
ADB Idea

4. GitHub Theme

This plugin applies the GitHub dark/light theme to Android Studio.

GitHub Theme

I just love it.

GitHub Theme Preview

5. Nyan Progress Bar

This plugin provides pretty progress bars with Nyan Cat. It’s my favorite so far.

Nyan Progress Bar

That’s it for now. Comment below other plugins you use and don’t forget to clap and share this post with other Android developers!

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