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Android Build a Weather App (2015) Working with JSON Setting CurrentWeather from JSON

Andreas Robichaux
Andreas Robichaux
2,426 Points

Why am I getting an error saying a JSON object cannot be converted to string?

I am on this phase of the class and I am getting all "cannot find symbol method setHumidity(double)" for all of them, (time, icon, precip) etc... as though it doesn't know to look at the API for theM??? any help? here is my main activity java!

package com.dredaydesigns.stormy;

import android.content.Context;
import android.net.ConnectivityManager;
import android.net.NetworkInfo;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.support.v7.app.ActionBarActivity;
import android.util.Log;
import android.widget.Toast;

import com.squareup.okhttp.Call;
import com.squareup.okhttp.Callback;
import com.squareup.okhttp.OkHttpClient;
import com.squareup.okhttp.Request;
import com.squareup.okhttp.Response;

import org.json.JSONException;
import org.json.JSONObject;

import java.io.IOException;

public class MainActivity extends ActionBarActivity {
    public static final String TAG = MainActivity.class.getSimpleName();
    private CurrentWeather mCurrentWeather;

    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

        String apiKey = "27974c4bc33201748eaf542a6769c3b7";
        double latitude = 37.8267;
        double longitude = -122.423;
        String forecastUrl = "https://api.forecast.io/forecast/" + apiKey +
                "/" + latitude + "," + longitude;

        if (isNetworkAvailable()) {

            OkHttpClient client = new OkHttpClient();
            Request request = new Request.Builder()

            Call call = client.newCall(request);
            call.enqueue(new Callback() {
                public void onFailure(Request request, IOException e) {


                public void onResponse(Response response) throws IOException {
                    try {
                        String jsonData = response.body().string();
                        if (response.isSuccessful()) {
                            Log.v(TAG, jsonData);
                                mCurrentWeather = getCurrentDetails(jsonData);
                        } else {
                    } catch (IOException e) {
                        Log.e(TAG, "Exception caught: ", e);
                    catch (JSONException e) {
                        Log.e(TAG, "Exception caught: ", e);
            else {
                Toast.makeText(this, getString(R.string.networkunavailablemessage),

            Log.d(TAG, "Main UI code is running.");

    private CurrentWeather getCurrentDetails(String jsonData) throws JSONException {
        JSONObject forecast = new JSONObject(jsonData);
        String timezone = forecast.getString("timezone");
        Log.i(TAG, "From JSON:" + timezone);

        JSONObject currently = forecast.getJSONObject(currently);

                CurrentWeather currentWeather = new CurrentWeather();

        return currentWeather;

    private boolean isNetworkAvailable() {
        ConnectivityManager manager = (ConnectivityManager)
        NetworkInfo networkInfo = manager.getActiveNetworkInfo();
        boolean isAvailable = false;
        if (networkInfo!= null && networkInfo.isConnected()){
            isAvailable = true;
        return isAvailable;

    private void alertUserAboutError() {
        AlertDialogFragment dialog = new AlertDialogFragment();
        dialog.show(getFragmentManager(), "error_dialog");



2 Answers

Hi, Andreas Robichaux. I'm sorry for my unrelated answer above. I think your problems come from this line:

JSONObject currently = forecast.getJSONObject(currently);

// It should be like this:
JSONObject currently = forecast.getJSONObject("currently");

Variable currently has not been created in