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Android

Harry James
Harry James
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[Resolved] JSONException - Blog Reader app

[Resolved] Hubert's fix at https://teamtreehouse.com/forum/trying-to-retrieve-data-from-my-own-blog-help worked for me and if anybody else has the issue, I'd recommend his fix! :)

Hello Ben Jakuben - I'm having an issue where I get a JSONException when I try to retrieve the data from the Treehouse Blog API. I heard that previous users had this problem and that you released a fix video which had apparently put an end to the issue. However, I've ended up having this problem after following the latest video. Is this a problem with my code or is it a problem with the Treehouse Blog JSON page?

My program Posted on Pastebin to shorten this post: http://pastebin.com/mVHX4zY2

LogCat error report Posted on Pastebin to shorten this post: http://pastebin.com/8STwXBqv

Thanks in advance!

Update: I have tried this a few times and actually, the exception occurs at different times. I usually get the error at character 5728 but here I got at character 1625!?

1 Answer

Ben Jakuben
STAFF
Ben Jakuben
Treehouse Teacher

Glad you got it working! That solution is linked in the Teacher's Notes, too. I'm soon to record a new version of this course, too! :)