Learn About JSON with JavaScript

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Learn about the syntax and format of JSON

How to accept and process JSON in JavaScript

How to generate and transmit JSON in JavaScript

Clock1.5 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

If you are relatively new to the world of cloud computing, you might have come across a term JSON and not know what it is exactly. JSON stands for JavaScript Object Notation and is widely used to exchange information between clients and servers. Many No-SQL databases also uses the format to store data. In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn about the format and structure of JSON, accept and process JSON in your code, and transmit JSON to other processes. No prior experience with JSON is required but basic to intermediate HTML and JavaScript is required.

Skills you will develop

fullstackJsonSoftware DevelopmentJavaScriptCloud Computing

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction and preview

  2. Learn the format and structure and compose your first JSON

  3. Address cybersecurity concerns about our JSON array

  4. Turn the JSON string into a JavaScript object and display the names of the dishes

  5. Handle invalid JSON gracefully

  6. Display the rest of the details by accessing the JSON attributes

  7. Sending and receiving JSON from a PDF server (serialization)

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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