As a brand new explorer of all that is Android I hoped to contribute somehow to this forum because it's helping me so much. Sorry if this is a repost.
Trying to piece together all the talk about cupcakes, gingerbread, doughnuts, etc. can have you feeling as though you're in Wonkaland. Below is a link that provides a bit of background as to why there's so much talk regarding desserts. It has helped me play catch-up as there's quite a bit to learn. Hope this helps!
Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich... Google Android OS Code Names and History