Simple NEWS Reader Android Application Using okhttp

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Learn to work with okhttp to make a http request for getting NEWS data from an API

Learn to work with JSON data in Android

Learn to work with recyclerview in android

Clock2 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

At the end of this project we will create a simple NEWS reader application. We are going to use okhttp to fetch JSON data from a NEWS API, we are going to parse the data and show them in a recyclerview in Android. During this project we will learn how to make a http request using okhttp library, we are going to learn to how to download an image in android and put it in an imageview using Picasso library. Also we will learn how to work with recyclerview in android.

Skills you will develop

  • okhttp
  • Json
  • Android
  • Picasso
  • Android Studio

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction

  2. Fetching JSON data from the API

  3. Creating the Recyclerview Adapter

  4. Putting data in our Recyclerview

  5. Adding the ability to search news

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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