Learn JSON for beginners with JavaScript

Beginners Guide to Exploring JSON datawith JavaScript.
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Using JSON data
AJAX and connecting to API to retrieve JSON data


  • Javascript
  • HTML and CSS
  • jQuery
  • Some web programming knowledge


JSON is short for JavaScript Object Notation.  The natural choice of data format for JavaScript.

It allows you to easily store and exchange data.  JSON is the ideal way to exchange data between a browser and server.  JSON can be used as a text string and then converted in usable JavaScript objects easily.  

JSON and JavaScript objects make it easy to work with data, save data and send data!

Send and receive your application data as  JSON.  

JSON is used EVERYWHERE, learning about JSON is important if you want to connect to web apis, transfer data and retrieve data in a simple straight forward format.

  • Explore JSON and JavaScript objects
  • Output JSON into JavaScript
  • Multiple Arrays and Objects in JSON
  • Nested Objects and retrieving data from more complex data objects
  • parse string into object and convert objects into strings
  • save to session storage as one string value
  • loop through and output JSON data content
  • Connect to JSON via AJAX
  • use AJAX to get JSON data from an API
  • More complex API data

Source Code is included to get you started quickly with JSON

Top links and resources 

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Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who wants to learn about JSON
  • Web developers
  • Web application developers

Course content

2 sections24 lectures1h 25m total length
  • JSON course Introduction
  • JSON tools and resources
  • JSON objects vs JavaScript Objects
  • Output JSON JavaScript objects
  • Source Code
  • Multiple Array Object JSON data
  • Nested objects within Objects JSON
  • Source Code Examples
  • JSON parse use string as object
  • JSON stringify turn into a string value
  • Source Code Example
  • Example use case for JSON parse and JSON stringify
  • Source Example
  • Loop Object JSON content output to HTML
  • Source Code
  • get JSON with jQuery simple api data loading into HTML
  • Source Code
  • Add content HTTP vs HTTPS
  • ajax method get JSON data
  • Source Code ajax
  • Using different APIs to return JSON data
  • JSON course conclusion
  • Course Resources and Links


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