Whether you develop with IntelliJ IDEA, Eclipse, or Android Studio, the Backendless library (jar) for Java/Android must be referenced as a dependency. The library includes all the APIs that provide access to the backend functionality. The library is deployed to the centralized Maven repository, which makes it easy to import it to any Backendless-powered app. Below are the instructions for referencing it in Android Studio:
This is by far the simplest way to get the Backendless library referenced in your project. You do not need to explicitly download anything from our site and can easily manage the dependency.