What is this JSON Editor tool?

This JSON viewer is a web-based validator, reformatter and editor for JSON to view, edit, and format JSON. The formatted data are presented clearly in an treeview structure inside a code editor. The tool has many names among the developer community as it is an indispensable tool. For the sake of clarifying, the various alias for this tool are json editor, Json formatter, json validator, json viewer, jsonlint, json.stringify, json parser,JSON Beautifier, JSON Validator, JSON Minifier and some more...

What does the tool do?

JSON Editor/Jsonlint converts JSON string into a friendly and readable format. The JSON Editor/Jsonlint also helps in debugging JSON data by formatting the JSON structure and validating it. The result is presented in an easy to read format through the JSON viewer/json parser. ‎This JSON formatter/JSON parser formats the JSON data and helps to view, edit and validate the JSON data. The JSON formatter aka jsonlint creates a collapsible and an expandable tree structure with highlights in color texts.

What is JSON?

JSON stands for JavaScript Object Notation and is a language-independent, platform independent data format that is easy to read and write. JSON with its logical data structure and yet light weight nature is well known and highly popular for data exchange between systems. It is the most common data format used for the asynchronous browser to server communication and is effectively replacing XML. JSON is derived from JavaScript and the media type is application/json with an extension .json.

More detail on JSON can be found from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JSON and http://www.json.org/

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