JSON

JSON, short for JavaScript Object Notation is a human readable file format derived from JavaScript and popularized by Douglas Crockford in the early 2000s. JSON's official media type is application/json and filenames are using .json extension.

Example


{
    "name": "Code",
    "surName": "Beautify",
    "age": 3,
    "website": "https://codebeautify.net",
    "tools": [
        "Beautifier",
        "Minifier",
        "Validator"
    ]
}

Json functions in all programming languages

JavaScript
JSON.parse(json_string);

PHP json_encode
json_encode ( mixed $value [, int $options = 0 [, int $depth = 512 ]] ) : string

PHP json_decode
json_decode ( string $json [, bool $assoc = FALSE [, int $depth = 512 [, int $options = 0 ]]] ) : mixed