Processing JSON data

JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) provides web developers with a clean and efficient way to encode data. JSON is a widely adopted format. It simplifies data processing and manipulation. To read more about why you should use JSON, visit http://www.revillweb.com/why-use-json/.

Getting ready

Ensure that your web server is running and you have access to the web root where you can save/upload the files that you will create as part of this recipe.

How to do it…

Learn how to use JSON-formatted data with JavaScript by performing the following steps:

  1. Create a PHP file named request-3.php and save it to the web root of your web server. Use the following PHP code to create and output a list of names as JSON data:
    <?php //Create an array of ...

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