Databinding a ListView with Mono for Android: Listing 1

Making a Twitter request.

string twitterSearch = Intent.GetStringExtra("TwitterSearch");
string Url = "http://search.twitter.com/search.json?rpp=30&include_entities=true&result_type=mixed&q=" + twitterSearch;
try
{
    // Create the web request
    HttpWebRequest request = WebRequest.Create(Url) as HttpWebRequest;

    request.Method = "GET";
    request.ContentType = "application/json";
    request.BeginGetResponse(new AsyncCallback(ProcessRestJsonLINQHttpResponse), request);
}
catch (WebException we)
{
    Android.Util.Log.Error("http request", "Exception: " + we.Message);
}
catch (System.Exception sysExc)
{
    Android.Util.Log.Error("http request", "Exception: " + sysExc.Message);
}

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Wallace (Wally) B. McClure has authored books on iPhone programming with Mono/Monotouch, Android programming with Mono for Android, application architecture, ADO.NET, SQL Server and AJAX. He's a Microsoft MVP, an ASPInsider and a partner at Scalable Development Inc. He maintains a blog, and can be followed on Twitter.