Here's all the reasons to try the Android Studio 2.0 Beta -- compressed into 6mins of live demos.
Android Studio 2.0 is focused on build performance and emulator speed to improve the app development experience. With brand new features like Instant Run which enables you to quickly edit and view code changes, or the new & faster Android emulator:
I've got to say that I've been having troubles with resources getting jumbled up with instant run disabled (intermediate builds): dimensions are mixed up if I change one, and I occasionally get crashes on missing resource IDs. Only a full rebuild fixes it.
I know full well this isn't the place for support, but it's difficult to reproduce and was wondering if it's a known issue with the 2.0.0 gradle tools?