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My bad, i've realised i dont even need the PageName for my example. But does the rest of the code look like the correct implementation?

And how from this format would you recommend inserting it to a database?
4 days ago
So if i used a JSON Object with this JSON value:

"fixture_id":"17692","event_timestamp":"1471096800","event_date":"2016-08-13T14:00:00+00:00","league_id":"56","round":"Premier League - 1","homeTeam_id":"52","awayTeam_id":"60",

and i wanted the hometeamID for example would it be something like this?

i ahve the problem understanding which values go into String pageName (results and api in this example, i feel they are wrong)
4 days ago
Is there some way to rewrite this function to return an int instead?

I have issues trimming and removing the code with an integer thisFixture and toReturn :

4 days ago
I've tried converting it into an array with:

But i get given the error java.lang.ArrayStoreException
5 days ago
All of the values in the table are ints so yes i will have to convert it to an int arraylist. Im unsure how i would do this.

CREATE TABLE `games` (
`team1_id` INTEGER,
`team2_id` INTEGER,
`score1` INTEGER,
`score2` INTEGER,
`created_at` INTEGER
5 days ago
Have a look at my SQL statement, with the example of whats in my arraylist, 52, 60, 0, 1, 1471096800

52 is the team1 id, 60 team2 id, 0 score1, 1 score 2 and the final number a timestamp. I have the 5 different fields yes. Is it a problem all of these ints being stored in a String arraylist?
5 days ago
I'm not using android no. I have a Java FX GUI and im using DB Browser for SQL Lite. I think you're right, theres limited help you can give me. I just dont know how best to approach this. My knowledge of working with ArrayLists is very limited,
and because i want to insert 5 values into one line of the database i dont know how to go about it

Thanks for your help however
5 days ago
As far as my ressearch suggests i want to use something similar to the code below:

for (int k = 0; k < fixtures.size()-1; k++) {              
       stmt.setString(1,d.get(k).getResources()); // resource  
       stmt.setString(2,d.get(k).getActivity()); // activity  
       stmt.setInt(3, d.get(k).getEvent_id()); // event id  

Does this seem like the correct method? I am unsure exactly where this user got .getResouces from and what it does however. Im assuming its a call to another class with a getter and setter?
Apologies im very new to coderanch and also Java.
6 days ago
I'm attempting to insert JSON that i have used regex on into my database. This is the current format of my ArrayList:

[[52, 60, 0, 1, 1471096800], [47, 52, 1, 0, 1471701600]

This is my first method that reads in from the API:

private String getURLContents(String URL) {
   // private String getURLContents(String URL) {

       try {
           HttpClient client = HttpClients.createDefault();
           HttpUriRequest request;
           request = RequestBuilder.get()
                   .setHeader(HttpHeaders.ACCEPT, "application/json")
                   .setHeader(new BasicHeader("X-Mashape-Key", "vK2kCmhAkymshEpUQu5KtLNKmxawp15d1uPjsnWC0nehykWE5Y"))

           HttpResponse response = client.execute(request);
           String text = EntityUtils.toString(response.getEntity());

           return text;

       } catch (IOException ex) {
           Logger.getLogger(MashapeClient.class.getName()).log(Level.SEVERE, null, ex);
       return null;


And this is my second method that applies the regex to only leave values in my arraylist:

private static final Pattern FIXTURES_REGEX =

   public List<String[]> getLiveFixtures() {
       //String[] words = (getURLContents(""));
       String text = getURLContents("");

      // matches JSON to regex pattern to return only values
       Matcher m = FIXTURES_REGEX.matcher(text);
       List<String[]> toReturn = new ArrayList<>();
           while (m.find()) {
               String[] thisFixture = new String[5];
               for (int i = 0; i < thisFixture.length; i++)
                   thisFixture[i] ="\"", "").trim();      // trimming any brackets or spaces.
               return toReturn;

This is how ive started my insert data method:

private void insertFixtures(List<String[]> fixtures) throws SQLException{
String query = "INSERT INTO games (team1_id, team2_id, score1, score2, created_at) VALUES (? ,?, ?, ?, ? )";
Connection con = DBConnector.connect();
PreparedStatement stmt = con.prepareStatement(query);//prepare the SQL Query

Im unsure about how to insert this information, as i keep getting problems with the format of my arraylist. Because all the values inside the list are integers have i done this correctly?

Many Thanks
6 days ago