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Object creation from parsed JSON data.

Description

The jQuery.parseJSON() jQuery General utility method, returns a JavaScript Object object created from the specified well-formed JSON string.

Shorthand version $.parseJSON()

  • Passing a malformed JSON string to the jQuery.parseJSON() jQuery General utility method can result in an exception being thrown by the browser.
  • Passing null, undefined or an empty string to the jQuery.parseJSON() jQuery General utility method results in null being returned from the method.
  • If the browser being used provides a native implementation of JSON.parse, jQuery will use it to parse the string.

Syntax


Signature Description
jQuery.parseJSON( json )Return the JavaScript Object object created from the specified well-formed JSON string.

Parameters


Parameter Description Type
jsonThe JSON string to parse.String

Return

An Object object.

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Return a JavaScript Object object created from the specified well-formed JSON string.

In the example below when we press the button we parse some well formed JSON to a variable. Then we output a message displaying the properties of the Object object we created.



$(function(){
  $('#btn8').one('click', function(){
    var obj = jQuery.parseJSON('{"str1":"A stitch in time ","str2":"Saves nine"}');
    $('#div8').append(obj.str1 + obj.str2);
  });
});

div8. Some initial text.

Press the button below to action the above code:


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