JSON Tutorial

JSON Tutorial

JSON or JavaScript Object Notation is a lightweight text-based open standard designed for human-readable data interchange. The JSON format was originally specified by Douglas Crockford, and is described in RFC 4627. The official Internet media type for JSON is application/json. The JSON filename extension is .json. This tutorial will help you understand JSON and its use within various programming languages such as PHP, PERL, Python, Ruby, Java, etc.


This tutorial has been designed to help beginners understand the basic functionality of JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) to develop the data interchange format. After completing this tutorial, you will have a good understanding of JSON and how to use it with JavaScript, Ajax, Perl, etc.


Before proceeding with this tutorial, you should have a basic understanding of the web application’s work over HTTP and we assume that you have a basic knowledge of JavaScript.