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XML vs. JSON - A Primer. As more and more Web and mobile applications utilize APIs to drive their respective front ends, performance becomes an emerging concern.

XML vs. JSON - A Primer

XML, long used as a method for exchanging data, is giving way to JSON, now considered the gold standard. But is JSON always the right choice over XML? As an API designer, it’s important to understand the foundations of JSON and XML, as well as the differences between them. XML: ‘Data stuffed’ XML, or Extensible Markup Language, is the functional cousin to HTML. Responses were invariably structured as XML. With all of that said, XML can hold any data type imaginable, in an easy-to-read format. <? It doesn’t take much to deduce that this piece of code represents a medical document of some sort. JSON: A model of efficiency However, the biggest reason that JSON is now being used over XML is that JSON is inherently more efficient. The secret of JSON isn’t much of a secret at all--it’s just a string representation of a key/value pair.

Choose wisely. What is JSON?: An Introductory Guide. Some days it’s hard to remember if Moore’s law applies to increasing computer power or the number of technologies and breadth of terminology impacting our daily work.

What is JSON?: An Introductory Guide

JSON, short for JavaScript Object Notation, continues to gain momentum in our increasingly connected world. Reading this primer will give you a baseline understanding so you can start having intelligent conversations about the pros and cons of using JSON with your team. What is JSON? Contrary to its naming convention, JSON is a language-independent data exchange format that enables us to quickly and easily share information between all of our systems and devices, regardless of technology. In the subsequent sections we will dive into why JSON has been increasing in popularity and usage recently. To illustrate the rise of JSON, check out the trend graph below, which shows a steady increase in the amount Google searches for JSON over the last 10 years. What is JSON: the 3 minute JSON Tutorial ( [code], css, functional, html, javascript, linguistics, microISV, nimbletext, sql, tools, visual basic, working blue If you are anything like me (and I fear that you are) then this is your experience with JSON so far: Two months ago you'd never heard of JSONOne month ago you'd heard the term but paid no attentionOne week ago you'd heard it mentioned a few times and started to think, right... some more crap to learnToday you woke up with an alarm bell ringing in the back of your mind that said WHAT THE BLOODY HELL IS THIS JSON THING AND WHY IS IT EVERYWHERE ALL OF A BLOODY SUDDEN!

What is JSON: the 3 minute JSON Tutorial (

Well I had a slow bus ride home tonight (friday is always slow) and i took a pile of "JSON" tutorials with me. So now I can gently lead you through some BabySteps in JSON. here we go... JSON Basics: What You Need to Know. Tutorial by Matt Doyle | Level: Intermediate | Published on 24 March 2011 Categories: What is JSON, and what can it do?

JSON Basics: What You Need to Know

In this tutorial you learn how to use JSON to easily move data around the web. You also look at how to work with JSON using both JavaScript and PHP. If you've developed websites or web apps at all, you've probably heard of JSON, at least in passing. JSON Schema. JSON. JSON Schema Toolset, SDK and Documentation. Understanding JSON Schema — Understanding JSON Schema 1.0 documentation. JSON Schema is a powerful tool for validating the structure of JSON data.

Understanding JSON Schema — Understanding JSON Schema 1.0 documentation

However, learning to use it by reading its specification is like learning to drive a car by looking at its blueprints. You don’t need to know how an internal combustion engine fits together if all you want to do is pick up the groceries. This book, therefore, aims to be the friendly driving instructor for JSON Schema. It’s for those that want to write it and understand it, but maybe aren’t interested in building their own car—er, writing their own JSON Schema validator—just yet.

Note This book describes JSON Schema draft 4. Where to begin? This book uses some novel conventions for showing schema examples and relating JSON Schema to your programming language of choice.If you’re not sure what a schema is, check out What is a schema?. Contents: There is also a print version of this document.

JSON Schema. JSON Formatter & Validator. JSONLint - The JSON Validator. JSON Syntax. JSON Editor Online - view, edit and format JSON online. JSON Basics: What You Need to Know. An Introduction to JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) in JavaScript and .NET. Web Applications (ASP.NET) ASP.NET Client-side Development Client-side Development An Introduction to JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) in JavaScript and .NET Print Export (0) An Introduction to JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) in JavaScript and .NET.

An Introduction to JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) in JavaScript and .NET