Chapter 26: JSON

Learning Objectives

Upon completing all the content in this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  1. Understand why data formats are necessary
  2. Rules of the JSON data format
  3. Know difference between JSON and XML

Key Terminology

Here is a list of key terms for this chapter, broken down by the page the term first appears on. As you read along, make note of these terms and their definitions.


  1. Graphical User Interface
  2. GUI
  3. Application Programming Interface
  4. API

Data Formats and JSON

  1. data format
  2. JavaScript Object Notation
  3. JSON

Chapter Content