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iOS Build a Blog Reader iPhone App Getting Data from the Web Downloading and Parsing JSON Data

Adam Hill
Adam Hill
7,492 Points

Downloading and Parsing JSON Data

I'm a little stuck on how to display the JSON data if the format doesn't match the treehouse feed.

Ie instead of having:- { "posts": [

my feed just starts :- [

So I have no objectForKey to access.

So far I've tried swapping:-

self.blogPosts = [dataDictionary objectForKey:@"posts"];


self.blogPosts = dataDictionary;

That works (simulator only, won't open on a phone), but I do get a warning about Incompatible pointer types so is there a better / proper way of doing it?

1 Answer

Adam Hill
Adam Hill
7,492 Points

No one knows it seems, so looked at different JSON feed generation tools instead till I could find one that output the required format. Still interested to know if it's possible to use a different format JSON with this method though.