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Jeff FriesenJava XML and JSONhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4330-5_11

11. Processing JSON with Jackson

Jeff Friesen1 
(1)
Dauphin, MB, Canada
 

Jackson is a popular suite of APIs for parsing and creating JSON objects (and more). Chapter 11 explores the latest version of this “best JSON parser for Java.”

What Is Jackson?

Jackson is a suite of data-processing tools for Java. These tools include a streaming JSON parser/generator library, a matching data-binding library (for converting Plain Old Java Objects [POJOs] to and from JSON), and additional data format modules for processing data encoded in XML and other formats.

Note

Jackson was created and is being maintained by Tatu Saloranta ( www.linkedin.com/in/tatu-saloranta-b2b36/

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