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Android Build a Blog Reader Android App Adapting Data for Display in a List Adding Secondary Data with a SimpleAdapter

Trying a diffrent JSON url than of teamtreehouse and app gives me the Oops! Sorry message all the time

Hi Ben and all,

I changed "http://blog.teamtreehouse.com/api/get_recent_summary/?count=20" to another public JSON url for wearther forecasting, this one : "http://api.openweathermap.org/data/2.5/weather?q=rome,it"

so I changed "posts" to "weather" in order to get the weather JSON array. I changed: KEY_TITLE = "title" to KEY_TITLE = "main" KEY_AUTHOR = "author" to KEY_AUTHOR = "description"

that way I didn't have to change anything else on the code to test it out.

Is there any other secret to JSON parsing that I might not aware of? Can't find the reason of why this is not working.

Thanks in advance for your help, John

1 Answer

As Ben pointed out in this treehouse post, use this code instead:

if (responseCode == HttpURLConnection.HTTP_OK) {
    HttpEntity entity = response.getEntity();
    InputStream content = entity.getContent();
    BufferedReader reader = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(content));
    String line;
    while((line = reader.readLine()) != null){

    jsonResponse = new JSONObject(builder.toString());
else {
    Log.i(TAG, String.format("Unsuccessful HTTP response code: %d", responseCode));