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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 to

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";
}

}

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 url() = "http://api.rottentomatoes.com/api/public/v1.0/movies.json?apikey=xyz&q=hobbit";
    }
}

1 Answer

Hi,

You need to put your code after the definition of the apiUrl variable else you can't use it in your code:

        String apiUrl = "http://api.rottentomatoes.com/api/public/v1.0/movies.json?apikey=xyz&q=hobbit";
        OkHttpClient httpClient = new OkHttpClient();
        Request request = new Request.Builder().url(apiUrl).build();

Steve.