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Android Build a Weather App Working with JSON Cleaning Up the Date and Time

Samme Qandil
Samme Qandil
1,208 Points

JSON Eception no value for timezone

package io.github.anoobishnoob.stormy;

import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;
import java.util.Date;
import java.util.TimeZone;

 * Created by saqan on 6/25/2018.

public class CurrentWeather {
    private String locationLabel;
    private String icon;
    private long time;
    private double temperature;
    private double humidity;
    private double precipChance;
    private String summary;
    private String timeZone;

    public String getTimeZone() {
        return timeZone;

    public void setTimeZone(String timeZone) {
        this.timeZone = timeZone;

    public String getLocationLabel() {
        return locationLabel;

    public void setLocationLabel(String locationLabel) {
        this.locationLabel = locationLabel;

    public String getIcon() {
        return icon;

    public void setIcon(String icon) {
        this.icon = icon;

    public long getTime() {
        return time;

    public String getFormattedTime(){
        SimpleDateFormat formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("h:mm a");

        Date dateTime = new Date(time *1000);
        return formatter.format(dateTime);


    public void setTime(long time) {
        this.time = time;

    public double getTemperature() {
        return temperature;

    public void setTemperature(double temperature) {
        this.temperature = temperature;

    public double getHumidity() {
        return humidity;

    public void setHumidity(double humidity) {
        this.humidity = humidity;

    public double getPrecipChance() {
        return precipChance;

    public void setPrecipChance(double precipChance) {
        this.precipChance = precipChance;

    public String getSummary() {
        return summary;

    public void setSummary(String summary) {
        this.summary = summary;

/////////// end of this class//////////////////////
/////////////main activity below////////////////

 private CurrentWeather getCurrentDetails(String jsonData) throws JSONException{
        JSONObject forecast = new JSONObject(jsonData);

        String timezone = forecast.getString("Timezone");
        Log.i(TAG,"From JSON:" + timezone);

        JSONObject currently = forecast.getJSONObject("currently");

        CurrentWeather currentWeather = new CurrentWeather();

        currentWeather.setLocationLabel("Alcatraz Island, CA");

        Log.d(TAG, currentWeather.getFormattedTime());
        return currentWeather; 

I can't get this bug out. Any clue guys?

Here is the Log

E/MainActivity: JSON eception
                                                                             org.json.JSONException: No value for Timezone
                                                                                 at org.json.JSONObject.get(JSONObject.java:392)
                                                                                 at org.json.JSONObject.getString(JSONObject.java:553)
                                                                                 at io.github.anoobishnoob.stormy.MainActivity.getCurrentDetails(MainActivity.java:88)
                                                                                 at io.github.anoobishnoob.stormy.MainActivity.access$100(MainActivity.java:24)
                                                                                 at io.github.anoobishnoob.stormy.MainActivity$1.onResponse(MainActivity.java:67)
                                                                                 at okhttp3.RealCall$AsyncCall.execute(RealCall.java:153)
                                                                                 at okhttp3.internal.NamedRunnable.run(NamedRunnable.java:32)
                                                                                 at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1162)
                                                                                 at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:636)
                                                                                 at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:764)

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[MOD2 - edited code block to be Java]

2 Answers

Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 90,704 Points

This might be too simple an answer but in your line where you're setting the string for Timezone try changing

        String timezone = forecast.getString("Timezone");


        String timezone = forecast.getString("timezone");