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Yet Another JSON Library (YAJL)

http://lloyd.github.com/yajl/
Why does the world need another C library for parsing JSON? Good question. In a review of current C JSON parsing libraries I was unable to find one that satisfies my requirements. Those are:

  • 0. written in C
  • 1. portable
  • 2. robust -- as close to "crash proof" as possible
  • 3. data representation independent
  • 4. fast
  • 5. generates verbose, useful error messages including context of where the error occurs in the input text.
  • 6. can parse JSON data off a stream, incrementally
  • 7. simple to use
  • 8. tiny
  • Numbers 3, 5, 6, and 7 where particularly hard to find, and were what caused me to ultimately create YAJL.

Documentation

see README file and http://lloyd.github.com/yajl/yajl-1.0.9/

"IRC irc://irc.freenet.net/yajl " IRC general channel
irc://irc.freenet.net/yajl


Download

Download version 1.0.9 (stable)
released on 8 January 2010

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
BSD 3ClauseKelly Hopkins30 June 2010



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Lloyd Hilaiel Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer Homepage http://github.com/lloyd/yajl
General Mailing List Subscribe mailto:yajl@librelist.com


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 30 June 2010.



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