The objective of this JSON tutorial is to give a basic understanding of JSON.

What is JSON?

JSON is a standard which is used to exchange data in a structured format. It stands for JavaScript Object Notation (JSON). JSON is in text format and it has no dependency on any programming languages. However almost all the popular programming languages like Java, Python etc provides wide range of libraries to interact with JSON data formats. The JSON official website is

The fundamental structure of JSON is based on key value pairs. We will see more on this in the JSON syntax tutorial.

Since JSON is heavily used to exchange data, JSON formats are widely used to communicate using web services.

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