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Josh Juneau, Java 9 Recipes, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1976-8_20

20. JSON and XML Processing

Josh Juneau

(1)Hinckley, Illinois, USA

JSON is one of the newest, yet most widely used forms of media for sending communications between two or more machines. In expanded form, it stands for JavaScript Object Notation. In the planning stages for Java 9, there were plans to include a standard JSON processing (JSON-P) API with the release, however, the enhancement proposal did not make it int o the release. Instead, it is still very easy to work with JSON data by simply including the JSON-P library, which is currently included in Java EE. Part of the plan for an upcoming release of JSON-P is to provide direct support for Java SE.

XML APIs have always ...

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