Android Studio Iguana | 2023.2.1: What it offers to developers?

Halil Özel
2 min readMar 2, 2024

Android Studio Iguana | 2023.2.1 is the latest stable version of Android Studio, released in December 2023. This release offers a number of new features and improvements to help developers increase their productivity and code quality.

Android Studio Iguana

Some of the key features in this release include:

  • Compose UI Check: A new tool to help developers ensure that the visual design and functionality of their Compose UIs is as expected.
  • Progressive Rendering for Compose Preview: Making Compose previews faster and more responsive.
  • IntelliJ IDEA 2023.2 platform update: An updated platform with better performance and bug fixes.
  • Baseline Profiles module wizard: A wizard to make it easier to create a new module and configure baseline profiles.
  • Test against configuration changes with the Espresso Device API: The ability to run tests against configuration changes such as different screen sizes and orientations.

Other notable improvements include:

  • Android Gradle plugin and Android Studio compatibility: Improvements to ensure that developers can work seamlessly with the latest version of the Android Gradle plugin.