Learn JSON In 5 Minutes

In this article we will dive into JSON which is heavily used within Web Development. The following tutorial is also available at our YouTube channel:

JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) is a data representation format used heavily within Web development to communicate between clients and servers. Apart from communicating between clients and servers it’s also used for configuration files server side.

There is six data types within the JSON format namely:

The six types is similar to those used in most programming language, the main difference is the JSON object type, which enables one to put a JSON object within another JSON object.

A JSON object is build using name value pairs encapsulated with {}. To illustrate how this is done, we will take a look at an example:

In the above example we see that the first three names has the value of String and boolean whereas the name categories is of type array which can take one to more JSON objects. For more details about JSON visit https://www.json.org/json-en.html

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