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Android Build a Weather App (2015) Networking Building an HTTP Request

Next we need to create and build a Request. Declare a new Request variable, and then set it by chaining a few methods

please help dont know where am going wrong.Been stuck for a while.

MovieActivity.java
import android.app.Activity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.Button;

public class MovieActivity extends Activity {

    @Override
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_movie);

        OkHttpClient Client= new OkHttpClient();
        Request request=new Request.Builder().url(apiUrl).build();

        // Get some movie information!
        String apiUrl = "http://api.rottentomatoes.com/api/public/v1.0/movies.json?apikey=xyz&q=hobbit";
    }
}

3 Answers

Dan Johnson
Dan Johnson
40,532 Points

Your code is correct but when you're building the Request, you're calling url before apiUrl is defined. You'll need to move that code below the declaration.

import android.app.Activity; import android.os.Bundle; import android.view.View; import android.widget.Button;

public class MovieActivity extends Activity {

@Override
public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
    super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
    setContentView(R.layout.activity_movie);


    // Get some movie information!
    String apiUrl = "http://api.rottentomatoes.com/api/public/v1.0/movies.json?apikey=xyz&q=hobbit";
  OkHttpClient client = new OkHttpClient();

Request request = new Request.Builder() .url(apiUrl) .build(); Request request=new Request.Builder().url(apiUrl).build();

}

}

I tried this and am still not passing.I am not getting what you mean exactly by moving the code below the declaration.The code above is what i did after you said i should put the code below the declaration.

oooowww dont worry i finally got it.lol Thank you for the help.Greatly appreciate.