JSON.simple is a simple Java based toolkit for JSON. You can use JSON.simple to encode or decode JSON data.
Specification Compliant − JSON.simple is fully compliant with JSON Specification - RFC4627.
Lightweight − It have very few classes and provides the necessary functionalities like encode/decode and escaping json.
Reuses Collections − Most of the operations are done using Map/List interfaces increasing the reusablity.
Streaming supported − Supports streaming of JSON output text.
SAX like Content Handler − Provides a SAX-like interface to stream large amount of JSON data.
High performance − Heap based parser is used and provide high performance.
No dependency − No external library dependency. Can be independently included.
JDK1.2 compatible − Source code and the binary are JDK1.2 compatible