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 ...