Working with JSON for Web Development

This chapter will help you to learn JSON fundamentals, example, syntax, array, object, encode, decode, file, date and date format. You will also be able to learn JSON examples with other technologies such as Java and PHP.

JSON Tutorial

What is JSON

JSON is an open standard for exchanging data on the web. It supports data structures like object and array. So it is easy to write and read data from JSON.

  • JSON stands for JavaScript Object Notation.
  • JSON is an open standard data-interchange format.
  • JSON is lightweight and self describing.
  • JSON is originated from JavaScript.
  • JSON is easy to read and write.
  • JSON is language independent.
  • JSON supports data structures such as array and objects.

Features of JSON

  • Simplicity
  • Openness
  • Self Describing
  • Internationalization
  • Extensibility
  • Interoperability