JSON Processing support in JavaEE 7 and JSR-353

JSON processing is not supported out of the box in Java. One would have to make use of 3rd part libraries to enable JSON processing. But with JSR 353 and its reference implementation JSON processing is being brought into the Java language. JavaEE 7 has already included the reference implementation. I wrote a series of … Read more

JSON- JavaScript Object Notation

JSON- JavaScript Object NotationJSON

JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight data-interchange format based on the object notation of the JavaScript language. It does not require JavaScript to read or write; it is easy to parse by any language and libraries and tools exist in many languages to handle JSON.

It is:

  • easy for humans to read and write
  • easy for machines to parse and generate
  • based on a subset of the JavaScript Programming Language
  • text format that is completely language independent but uses conventions that are familiar to programmers of the C-family of languages

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