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JSON in Java


JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight, text-based, language-independent data exchange format that is easy for humans and machines to read and write. JSON can represent two structured types: objects and arrays. JSON is often used in Ajax applications, configurations, databases, and RESTful web services. The Java API for JSON Processing provides portable APIs to parse, generate, transform, and query JSON.


This example focuses on parsing and creating JSON in Java using various libraries such as the Google Gson library, Jackson Object Mapper, and others..

Examples using other libraries could be found here: How to parse JSON in Java

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