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

Ben Mair
Ben Mair
8,728 Points


It is saying cannot find object OkHttpClient? What did I forget?

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

public class MovieActivity extends Activity {

    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

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

3 Answers


It looks like you forgot to give a variable name for the OkHttpClient object. You have: OkHttpClient = new OkHttpClient(); instead try OkHttpClient variableName = new OkHttpClient();

Jon Kussmann
Jon Kussmann
Courses Plus Student 7,254 Points

Make sure OkHttp is added to your dependencies (build.gradle - the app module one). It should have

compile 'com.squareup.okhttp:okhttp:2.3.0'

Ben Mair
Ben Mair
8,728 Points

Thank you Sir

You're welcome. Good luck with Android programming.