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Reading file from assets

Discussion in 'Android Development' started by beginnerProgrammer, Apr 22, 2020.

  1. beginnerProgrammer

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    I am very new to android programming but I want to read a json file using async task, which seemed to work properly when I used a json file that was on a website (using http connection), but now I would like to do the same thing with my own json file. I have an assets folder called 'assets' where I've put my jsonFile.json.

    I tried to open it using getAssets().open(), but that doesn't seem to work. Also my listFragment class (from which the loadJson is called, does not contain a context, so I can't parse the context from listFragment onto loadJson.

    Is there anyone who knows how to help?

    Thanks
     

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