Code example for HttpGet

Methods: setHeader

			URI uri = new URI("" + user_id);
			HttpClient client = new DefaultHttpClient();
			HttpGet get = new HttpGet(uri);
			get.setHeader("Accept", "application/json");
			get.setHeader("Content-type", "application/json");
			BasicResponseHandler responseHandler = new BasicResponseHandler();
			String responseString = client.execute(get, responseHandler);
			GsonBuilder g = new GsonBuilder();
			g.setDateFormat("E MMM d HH:mm:ss Z y");
			Gson gson = g.create();
			User um = gson.fromJson(responseString, User.class);
			return um;
		//Displays error messages and go to Home view 
		catch (Exception e) {
			Log.e("Root", "Unable to retrieve User data");