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8. JSON Numeric Values: Defining Numbers in JSON

Wallace Jackson

(1)Lompoc, California, USA

Chapter 7 looked at the string data type; now let’s examine the number data value in JSON. It lets you define a wide range of numeric data values that can be supported in your JSON data-definition structures. You learned some things about numbers in Chapters 4 and 5; this chapter goes over some of the finer details, including different types of numbers and specifics of how integers, fractions, decimals, and exponents are supported in the JSON format specification.

This chapter looks at the number data type supported in JSON. These numeric data values are supported ...

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