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The Basics of JSON and Why It Matters

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JSON is short for JavaScript Object Notation, and it’s the modern contender to XML for data exchange. JSON is lightweight, minifies well, and is easily parsed. JSON is built on simple, near-universal data structures and avoids the complexity of other data-interchange formats. JSON is heavily influenced by Object-Oriented Programming.

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