3 years ago
    Encountering this JSON deserialization error message: Cannot construct instance of
    (although at least one Creator exists): no String-argument constructor/factory method to deserialize from String value ('{"owner":"Joe Bloggs","site":"House","timestampRange":{"endDay":3,"endHour":12,"endMinute":0,"endMonth":5,"endYear":2019,"startDay":2,"startHour":12,"startMinute":0,"startMonth":5,"startYear":2019}}'
    Upon inspection the JSON structure matches correctly to the data classes yet deserialization fails when the Android client makes a HTTP request. The CLI client works fine without any issues. Is there a way to fix the JSON deserialization issue? Is the issue related to this GitHub issue ( )?
    SensorDataTimestampRangeBody model:
    data class SensorDataTimestampRangeBody(val owner: String, val site: String, val timestampRange: TimestampRange)
    TimestampRange model:
    data class TimestampRange(
        val startYear: Int,
        val startMonth: Int,
        val startDay: Int,
        val endYear: Int,
        val endMonth: Int,
        val endDay: Int,
        val startHour: Int,
        val startMinute: Int,
        val endHour: Int,
        val endMinute: Int


    3 years ago
    Jackson is complaining that you’re trying to deserialize from a String.
    The json structure is probably fine but it’s inside a String — see the quotes in the error message around the curlies
    Perhaps content type is not set on the Android client?


    3 years ago
    Discovered with the Android client that it is producing a String instead of a Object. I have rectified the issue and have had no issues since 😄.