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Android Build a Weather App Working with JSON Setting CurrentWeather from JSON

Jake Nguyen
Jake Nguyen
48 Points

How to parse JSONArray from Openweathermap.org into CurrentWeather?

Values for "weather" from Openweathermap API cannot be converted into JSONObject.

Stephen Sysak
Stephen Sysak
2,025 Points

You're going to need to parse the array from the response by using:

    JSONArray currentWeatherInfo = forecast.getJSONArray("weather");
    JSONObject jsonWeather = currentWeatherInfo.getJSONObject(0);

To populate the icon and description for example you would need to create a String for those then pass that:

    String icon = jsonWeather.getString("icon");
    String summary = jsonWeather.getString("description");

Passed like this:


You can easily get the info you need from an online JSON parser such as: