What is Android.?

Android is a mobile based Operating System.

History of Android

Android was born on November 5, 2007. Since then, it's grown up to be one of the most popular operating systems in the world. But that didn't just happen overnight. Like all of us, Android went through some awkward years and learned some hard lessons before becoming the OS it is today.
Android is under ongoing development by Google and the Open Handset Alliance (OHA), and has seen a number of updates to its base operating system since its initial release.

The most recent being Android 8.0 "Oreo", released in August 21, 2017. Google release android version in Alphabetical order.

Android Release Version

Version name Version number Initial release date API level
Android (Alpha) 1.0 September 23, 2008 1
Beta 1.1 February 9, 2009 2
Cupcake 1.5 April 27, 2009 3
Donut 1.6 September 15, 2009 4
Eclair 2.0 – 2.1 October 26, 2009 5-7
Froyo 2.2 – 2.2.3 May 20, 2010 8
Gingerbread 2.3 – 2.3.7 December 6, 2010 9-10
Honeycomb 3.0 – 3.2.6 February 22, 2011 11-13
Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 – 4.0.4 October 18, 2011 14 – 15
Jelly Bean 4.1 – 4.3.1 July 9, 2012 16 – 18
KitKat 4.4 – 4.4.4 October 31, 2013 19
Lollipop 5.0 – 5.1.1 November 12, 2014 21 – 22
Marshmallow 6.0 – 6.0.1 October 5, 2015 23
Nougat 7.0 – 7.1.1 August 22, 2016 24-25
Oreo(O) 8.0 – 7.1.1 August 21, 2017 26

Tools for Android App Development

Download android development tools from below link.

DOWNLOAD ANDROID STUDIO DOWNLOAD ECLIPS

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