JSON (pronounced like “Jason“): short for JavaScript Object Notation, is a lightweight computer data interchange format. It is a text-based, human-readable format for representing simple data structures and associative arrays. The official Internet media type for JSON is “application/json“. The JSON file extension is .json.

The JSON format is often used for serialization, transmitting structured data over a network connection. Its main application is in Ajax web application programming, where it serves as an alternative to the use of the XML format. JSON is supported by MSIE 5.5+, Mozilla/4.0 and most of other browsers.

Now let’s do some examples.

In Javascript we know how to declare and initiate an object: › Continue reading…