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Android Studio Project Marble: Apply Changes

A deep dive into how the Android Studio team built Apply Changes, the successor to Instant Run.

Jon Tsao
Jon Tsao
Feb 22, 2019 · 8 min read

Instant Run

Apply Changes



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Flow of the architecture described above

Comparing .dex files

Delta push

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