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import com.squareup.okhttp.Cache;
import com.squareup.okhttp.Call;
import com.squareup.okhttp.Headers;
import com.squareup.okhttp.MediaType;
import com.squareup.okhttp.OkHttpClient;
import com.squareup.okhttp.Protocol;
import com.squareup.okhttp.RequestBody;
import com.squareup.okhttp.Response;
import com.squareup.okhttp.ResponseBody;
import org.apache.http.HttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.HttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.ProtocolVersion;
import org.apache.http.StatusLine;
import org.apache.http.entity.BasicHttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.message.BasicHeader;
import org.apache.http.message.BasicHttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.message.BasicStatusLine;
import java.util.Map;
import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit;
* Class to integrate volley with okhttp
* @author ceram1
* @see
* @see com.squareup.okhttp.OkHttpClient
public class OkHttpStack implements HttpStack {
* Use your own way to get context. 'static' is optional.
* Constructor parameter would be better than global context.
* But you should not pass activity context if you want to reuse volley instance.
* Directory to save cache
private static final File CACHE_DIR = GlobalContextApplication.getContext().getCacheDir();
private final OkHttpClient client = new OkHttpClient();
private OkHttpClient mClient;
public OkHttpStack() {
client.setFollowSslRedirects(true);// Allow http -> https redirect and https -> http redirect
try {
client.setCache(new Cache(new File(CACHE_DIR, "http_okhttp"), 10 * 1024 * 1024));
} catch (IOException e) {
// TODO handler error.
public HttpResponse performRequest(Request<?> request, Map<String, String> additionalHeaders)
throws IOException, AuthFailureError {
final String url = request.getUrl();
final com.squareup.okhttp.Request.Builder okHttpRequestBuilder = new com.squareup.okhttp.Request.Builder();
URL parsedUrl = new URL(url);
int timeoutMs = request.getTimeoutMs();
client.setConnectTimeout(timeoutMs, TimeUnit.MILLISECONDS);// OkHttp-UrlConnection -> setConnectionTimeout(long)
client.setReadTimeout(timeoutMs, TimeUnit.MILLISECONDS);// OkHttp-UrlConnection -> setReadTimeout(long)
final Map<String, String> headers = request.getHeaders();
for (final String name : headers.keySet()) {
okHttpRequestBuilder.addHeader(name, headers.get(name));
for (final String name : additionalHeaders.keySet()) {
okHttpRequestBuilder.addHeader(name, additionalHeaders.get(name));
setConnectionParametersForRequest(okHttpRequestBuilder, request);
final com.squareup.okhttp.Request okHttpRequest =;
final Call okHttpCall = client.newCall(okHttpRequest);
final Response okHttpResponse = okHttpCall.execute();
final int responseCode = okHttpResponse.code();
if (responseCode == -1) {
// -1 is returned by getResponseCode() if the response code could not be retrieved.
// Signal to the caller that something was wrong with the connection.
throw new IOException("Could not retrieve response code from HttpUrlConnection.");
final Protocol protocol = okHttpResponse.protocol();
StatusLine responseStatus = new BasicStatusLine(parseProtocol(protocol), okHttpResponse.code(), okHttpResponse.message());
BasicHttpResponse response = new BasicHttpResponse(responseStatus);
final Headers responseHeaders = okHttpResponse.headers();
for (int i = 0, len = responseHeaders.size(); i < len; i++) {
final String name =, value = responseHeaders.value(i);
if (name != null) {
response.addHeader(new BasicHeader(name, value));
return response;
private static HttpEntity entityFromOkHttpResponse(Response r) {
final BasicHttpEntity entity = new BasicHttpEntity();
final ResponseBody body = r.body();
entity.setContentEncoding(r.header("Content-Encoding"));// Default action for UrlConnection
return entity;
private static void setConnectionParametersForRequest(com.squareup.okhttp.Request.Builder builder, Request<?> request) throws IOException, AuthFailureError {
switch (request.getMethod()) {
case Request.Method.DEPRECATED_GET_OR_POST:
// This is the deprecated way that needs to be handled for backwards compatibility.
// If the request's post body is null, then the assumption is that the request is
// GET. Otherwise, it is assumed that the request is a POST.
byte[] postBody = request.getPostBody();
if (postBody != null) {
// Prepare output. There is no need to set Content-Length explicitly,
// since this is handled by HttpURLConnection using the size of the prepared
// output stream., postBody));
case Request.Method.GET:
// Not necessary to set the request method because connection defaults to GET but
// being explicit here.
case Request.Method.DELETE:
case Request.Method.POST:;
case Request.Method.PUT:
case Request.Method.HEAD:
case Request.Method.OPTIONS:
builder.method("OPTIONS", null);
case Request.Method.TRACE:
builder.method("TRACE", null);
case Request.Method.PATCH:
throw new IllegalStateException("Unknown method type.");
private static final ProtocolVersion parseProtocol(final Protocol p) {
switch (p) {
case HTTP_1_0:
return new ProtocolVersion("HTTP", 1, 0);
case HTTP_1_1:
return new ProtocolVersion("HTTP", 1, 1);
case SPDY_3:
return new ProtocolVersion("SPDY", 3, 1);//TODO Check volley implementation because I'm not sure if this is okay.
case HTTP_2:
return new ProtocolVersion("HTTP", 2, 0);
throw new IllegalAccessError("Unkwown protocol");
private static final RequestBody createRequestBody(Request r) throws AuthFailureError {
final byte[] body = r.getBody();
if (body == null) return null;
return RequestBody.create(MediaType.parse(r.getBodyContentType()), body);
public OkHttpClient getClient() {
return mClient;

Thanks for this,
I got this exception when added this class as the second argument to the newRequestQueue method of volley when i'm going to perform a request. How can i handle this ?

04-13 11:26:00.552: E/Volley(4521): [1520] Unhandled exception java.lang.IllegalStateException: url == null
04-13 11:26:00.552: E/Volley(4521): java.lang.IllegalStateException: url == null
04-13 11:26:00.552: E/Volley(4521):     at com.squareup.okhttp.Request$
04-13 11:26:00.552: E/Volley(4521):     at
04-13 11:26:00.552: E/Volley(4521):     at
04-13 11:26:00.552: E/Volley(4521):     at
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