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Mobile DevOps by Jhalak Modi, Rohin Tak

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Android APIs

Android APIs are known by an API level, for example, API level 23.

An API level represents a specific Android release. If you open Android SDK Manager in Visual Studio, you will see the following screen:

Each API level is specific to an Android release. An Android release is known by multiple names:

  • The API level, such as API level 23
  • The Android version, such as Android 6.0
  • A code name, such as Marshmallow

So, we can say that APIs have an integer value, a number to identify the release, because with each release this API level ...

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