json200Many of the large internet corporations such as Yahoo and Google have JSON working with their servers, there is even an website that sends back Cat Facts in JSON format!

JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) is an open standard to exchange data. It is language independant and is used for data to move between clients and servers. It is an alternative to XML and has name:value pairs.

Examples include parsing, creating, walking through children, arrays, and more. Both Classic and New Framework examples are provided. Many screen grabs have been added to show the results of code with an index to help find topics quickly.

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This book 'I Wish I Knew How To... Begin Programming JSON with Xojo' is written as a guide and reference to Xojo programmers who program Desktop applications in Windows, Mac, or Linux. 

There are 8 chapters and more than 170 pages with over 50 example programs. Examples were tested with Xojo 2015 r2.4 and Windows 8.1, 10, OS X Yosemite 10.10.4, and Ubuntu 15.04-32 bit. 

This ebook is a pdf formatted document and all examples include Xojo code. Click to download the Table of Contents.

Two examples are added to this updated book:

  1. How to retrieve a single JSON value without an array in the New Framework (Example 6-8)
  2. How to retrieve a single JSON value without an array in the Old Framework (Example 2-14)

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ISBN: 978-1-927924-13-6