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Problem Trying To Access URL

Miko Diko

Joined: Jun 27, 2011
Posts: 5
I have a servlet running, working OK with my browser.
The servlet is based on GET requests only.

I created an Android project.
Added to AndroidManifest.xml this: <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" />

Than I found on the net, this type of function:

private static String accessURL(String inputURL) throws IOException{
String inputLine = "";
try {
URL oracle = new URL(BASE_URL + inputURL);
URLConnection yc = oracle.openConnection();
InputStream iS = yc.getInputStream(); <------------------------------------ Exception here
InputStreamReader iSR = new InputStreamReader(iS);
BufferedReader in = new BufferedReader(iSR);
inputLine = in.readLine();
} catch (MalformedURLException e) {
} finally{
return inputLine;

Which works fine using regular Java project, but when I try to use it on my Android project, I get an exception ^ .

I'm trying to use a GET request in order to get a String returned to me.
Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 18541

Did you consider reading the exception to see what it said?
Miko Diko

Joined: Jun 27, 2011
Posts: 5
Paul Clapham wrote:Did you consider reading the exception to see what it said?

I googled and found out about LogCat..

I set LogCat up, and while the program was running in Debug, the log in LogCat didn't show anything unusual, but when I closed the Android Emulator window, it showed this :

[2011-07-26 21:18:33 - Logcat]device not found device not found
Don't get me started about those stupid light bulbs.
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