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HTTP requests and how to make an app of a website without an API in Android

In October 2014 I started a project named MomoURU decided to make an app to access the student services system of the Rafael Urdaneta University in my hometown. At the time my wife was studying in that university, which had no easy or fast way to access the student's info, and their webpage is really "rudimentary". The idea was to make an app for her, but after we found that it would be really useful to other students, we decided to launch it on the Play Store. At the time I didn't know how to do it, but now with a working example I'll show the steps I took. In this example, we'll do a simple app to enter your account....
RSS Feed For Your Needs

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By now you should have noticed that most of the times i like doing things myself, without any pre-made tools like WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr, etc. Not that i have anything against them. I just like to know how to do them, the best way is doing them myself....
Use Facebook Open Graph and Insights On Your Website: Part II
Now that you have tested the Open Graph metatags, we are going to use Facebook's Javascript SDK to get the Like and Comments Box working on your page. Keep in mind that this will cover only the basics. If you want to know much more about the topic, click here....
Use Facebook Open Graph and Insights On Your Website: Part I

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Open graph is a protocol that will help you "integrate" your website with Facebook, letting you like, comment or subscribe to an URL. For a complete list of Social Plugins you can click here. Using Facebook Insights you will see the statistics of by date and how many likes or comments you have....
Google Analytics On Your Webpage

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Yesterday I had a conversation with a fellow co-worker about the development of my webpages. He told me that I should look into this thing called Google Analytics (I had already heard of it but didn't really pay attention to what it was) and implement it on my site. He asked me about the traffic on my site and I really didn't have the information (obviously felt really ashamed about that) so the night came and I had some time to investigate a little more about this tool. I've already successfully implemented it here at and I will guide you through the steps to do it on your webpage too....