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JavaScript JSON Cookbook by Ray Rischpater

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Reading and writing JSON in JavaScript

JSON originated as a means to carry data between web servers and JavaScript, so let's begin with a simple code snippet that reads and writes JSON in JavaScript in a web browser. We'll show the entirety of a web application using AJAX and JSON in Chapter 4, Using JSON in AJAX Applications with jQuery and AngularJS; what follows is how to obtain a JavaScript object from JSON and how to create a JSON string from a JavaScript object.

Getting ready

You'll need a way to edit the JavaScript and run it in your browser. In this example, and nearly all examples in this book, we'll use Google Chrome for this. You can download Google Chrome at https://www.google.com/chrome/browser. Once you install Google Chrome, you'll ...

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