JSON Tutorial

JSON is a lightweight, text-based, language-independent data interchange format. Learn all about it in this short tutorial.

This JSON tutorial is presented in the following sections for easy reference:

This JSON tutorial introduces JSON, shows you how to write a JSON document, and explains how JSON can be used in various applications.

The tutorial assumes no prior knowledge of JSON. It starts with a simple JSON example, and explains why it looks that way.

Go ahead, it'll probably only take you 10 minutes!