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Android Build a Weather App (2015) Networking Making an HTTP GET Request with OkHttp

Explicitly using our Forecast API key

If we publish this app wouldn't we use an environment variable for the key. I definitely don't want it on Github. How would we set and use an environment variable with Android Studio?

2 Answers

I think that is not possible.

But, you can add your file where is your key in .gitignore.

Kang-Kyu Lee
Kang-Kyu Lee
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String apiKey = System.getenv("FORECAST_API_KEY");

when I tried this apiKey became null. Does anybody know the answer of this question? Please help @bendeitch @benjakuben