JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) aka the Fat Free Alternative to XML is a lightweight data exchange format inspired by JavaScript object literals. It is often used with JavaScript, Ajax, and RESTful web services but is completely language independent.

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More efficient conversion of tab-formatted nested data structure to json

I have data that looks like the "Input" below and need to convert it into JSON. My solution works by parsing the text to find a level for each data point. Then I use a recursive structure to build a ...
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Good practice for client code to MVC WebApi service

I have written a very simple web service with MVC and WebApi. Now I'm working on the client code which will be a WPF application (and soon Windows 8 Store/Phone app). What I have done works, but I'm ...
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Filling modal from JSON (dynamically)

My Java app converts its modal object to JSON (using the GSON Library). This is just fine, but I have to get it back into a modal in PHP. Now I've created a modal (in my case it's, for example, ...
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Interacting with database in MVC

When using MVC 4 Razor (I am new to web development), I get concerned about my understanding of interactions between the database and the client. Much like all appilications these days, there is a lot ...
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JavaScript Weather App

I am pretty new to JavaScript, and put together a weather application. I'd like to get some feedback on improvements I could make to the code itself and also possible ways to speed up weather data ...
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HttpRequest.Json collection - like HttpRequest.Form

I'm looking for a code correctness and best practices review on the following. I created the following in order to prevent using the same code to convert serialized JSON to something more accessible ...
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Parsing Solr log files - version 2

This post is in reference to: Parsing Solr log files I re-wrote most of the code and split it up into a couple of classes. Currently, the class functionality is pretty limited, but I can see that I ...
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Munging data off WALS

I have created a script to munge data off this. ...
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Python UDP-server and JSON parser script

I am a python beginner. I wrote a script which should run on a raspberry PI as an UDP server. It is reading and writing to a serial device and has to process and forward JSON strings too. Because ...
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Refactoring a Instagram widget feed function

I've adapted a Instagram widget from this example so that it now appends 8 images to their respective IDs using a Instagram username. I want my widget implementation to be better and more efficient. ...
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Parsing JSON to a Map and Set structure

How do I make these line of codes more scala-ish (shorter?). I still get the Java feeling in it (which I want to stay away from). ...
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Clojure code for generating HAL JSON responses

I wanted to use hal in one of my personal Clojure projects, but unfortunately the only library I could find (halresource) was somewhat out of date when compared to the current specification. So, I ...
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Making an array editable by user

What I want to do: Let users add data to an array through an input field and add button. HTML: ...
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Clean and tidy Python code for dictionary look up and API interactions

I am new to programming and entirely self-taught. Below is a program I wrote to retrieve text content via an API and scan the text for important words. If the word is found URI is returned. The API ...
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Restructuring data received from JSON call

I'm making a JSON call and receiving data and inputting the data received into some HTML. However I don't think this is the best way to return the data. It's seems like a bit of a hack as I'm ...
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Generate HTML from JSON (most efficient way in jQuery)

I have to generate a lot of tables from different jsonfiles (up to 20 tables per page). Because it's a lot of data, I really want to keep loading speed in mind. I know it's better to use a non jQuery ...
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Better way to fetch JSON data from a server from iOS app

I have successfully coded a network request to fetch JSON data from our server. The remote function is written in ColdFusion. However, the code is quite lengthy and involved. I also noticed in the API ...
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IsoStorageManager

A manager for a speedy async saving objects to isolated storage, using serialization from Newtonsoft.Json. A project to play with is here. ...
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Is there a proper way to query ExpandoObject?

I am receiving the JSON from WebService and populating ExpandoObject from this one: ...
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Load JSON file into model using Javascript / jQuery (deferred, asynchronous)

As a beginner I am always determined to improve myself. I've got written the following Code using jQuery that is working fine. However, I am sure that there are cleaner ways for achieving the same. ...
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Scraping reviews from Google Play using JavaScript

What I'm trying to do: Get user input for Google Play App page. e.g. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.scn.android Scrape 100 reviews from Google Play App and organize them into an ...
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Refactor Ruby code from Hacker News API. Trouble parsing the JSON data

I made a command line Hacker News reader in Ruby that pulls the latest 10 stories from HN and allows the user to cycle through them or open them with Launchy. This was to play around with Ruby and ...
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Simplifying a web service method

I have the following method in a web service class. I'm a little unhappy about the big block of new JProperty(...) calls in the for loop. Is there a way to ...
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Web API 2 authentication with JWT

Please review my code for bearer token (JWT) authentication of Web Api 2 (Self Hosted using OWIN) Are there any security issues in the implementation? Quick overview: Token creation and validation ...
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Is this use of Newtonsoft.Json.JsonConvert.SerializeObject secure?

Like many ASP.NET developers, I use the Newtonsoft library to convert C# objects into JSON. Is this use of Newtonsoft.Json.JsonConvert.SerializeObject secure? Here ...
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JSON data from Twitter to Edgelist?

Following along another code review (Printing out JSON data from Twitter as a CSV?) I would like to submit a slightly adapted code for review. This code imports JSON data obtained from Twitter and ...
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Simplify C# Helper Class to change property of string when serializing for Json.Net

Is there any way to simplify the following C# helper class to numerate a string for Json.Net? ...
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How to handle JSON's undefined value in a better way?

I'm working on Google Book API to post a book's basic information. I notice that some of the books will always miss a value or two under volumeInfo, like this book ...
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Django API Implementation

I am building a backend to a mobile application that will be hosted on a Django site connected to a PostgreSQL database. I have never built anything to accomplish this before and this is my first go ...
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Concerned with Enums, JSON, and ASP.NET MVC

I am writing an application that uses ASP.NET MVC for its front end, and for the back end, it uses RavenDB to store data. This ...
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parcel: a JSON parsing library in C

I've created a JSON parsing library in C, and would like some feedback on it (feel free to submit a pull request on GitHub). Any and all suggestions are acceptable, but I would prefer if reviews were ...
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Return JSON array through PHP

Call from my index.php to function get_data($curr_date) goes from here ...
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Array of Objects or Array of arrays? [closed]

I build phone apps and I use JSON a lot in my APIs. The problem is sometimes I don't know how to format the JSON data. For example, an iOS UITableView takes ...
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Requesting Resources Until Exhaustion

When an API has a 'next' feature, I use the following pattern to obtain all the results: ...
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Listing with JSON or plain HTML

I have a website which has reviews about games. Right now, to list the advantages (+) and disadvantages (-) of that game, there's a textarea in the admin panel with a WYSIWYG editor with only ...
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How to indent a jQuery 2.0.3 $.ajax? [closed]

I use jQuery 2.0.3 and my IDE can't format ("auto-indent") this structure, but when I used JSPretty, I now have an indentation that I think is right. ...
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Setting up keyboard bindings using JSON (no reflection!)

I got a lot of good feedback on my other question. So I will take another swing at it, post my revisions, and hopefully get some more. First, the configuration hasn't changed. Here's the JSON file: ...
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Account-Creation form

How can I optimize the following PHP/JS code? It works like a charm but I think it is too long and I'm sure it could be optimized. If I have another form, I'll need to copy paste some lines from my ...
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Setting up keyboard bindings using JSON and reflection

My game uses configuration files in JSON format. One of them is used for setting up control bindings, and it looks like this: ...
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Explain die() in PHP [closed]

die(json_encode($response -> RequestCallbackResult ? Vein::inst()->getWPPermalink(Vein::inst()->get('dialer_success_redirect')) : false)); What does ...
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Random clothes generator

UPDATED, original code can be found here. Also, my main goal is to not only improve the style of my coding, but also to improve the logic in finding random combinations. As of now it seems way too ...
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How can this <ul> be set up to maximize inheritance if additional classes will be passed in from a JSON file?

Objective Currently I have the flags hardcoded. But want to optimize my code for production. So I am wondering if I have this code done clean enough to leverage CSS inheritance while maintaining ...
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Loop through JSON and create prefab in Unity3D

I am creating an app in Unity3D and it is my first time coding in C#. I use the following code to parse a JSON file hosted on my server and use the information to render prefabs within my scene: ...
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Dynamic toggle system

I'm new to jQuery/JSON and I've build an dynamic toggle system. It work fine, but I'm not sure about my code and I want a better way of building this. Could you please see my code and give ...
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How clean is this mustache template for a listing page?

This was our old site that I am redesigning. Someone else hardcoded with inline CSS and javascript in tables. I wanted to make it dynamic, so I added Mustache and made this template: ...
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Find end of $.each() loop

I need to find the end of a loop or the length of the object. Some context on the code: I obtain the txt var from the DOM (that's the only way I've got by now and ...
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Webhook Structuring

I am building a Webhook model so users can receive data from a messaging app. I have never created such a system before, and I'd like to get some feedback on my attempt. ...
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Creating rows from JSON data

I am getting data from JSON and then create rows of it: ...
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How to find the unique values from the JSON file?

I have JSON files of size data_large(150.1mb). The content inside the file is of type [{"score": 68},{"score": 78}]. I need to ...
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Travel Advice class

I have never really had to use json.net until now, so I'm very rusty at it. For that reason, I would appreciate it if someone could have a look over my code and let me know if the way I have done it ...