What is JSON and why it is used for?

JSON is an open standard file format and data interchange format that uses human-readable text to store and transmit data objects consisting of attribute–value pairs and arrays.

It is commonly used for transmitting data in web applications (e.g., sending some data from the server to the client, so it can be displayed on a web page, or vice versa).

What is JSON example?

A JSON object contains data in the form of key/value pair. The keys are strings and the values are the JSON types. ... Each entry (key/value pair) is separated by comma. The { (curly brace) represents the JSON object.

What is JSON and how is it related to JavaScript?

The JSON format is syntactically identical to the code for creating JavaScript objects. Because of this similarity, a JavaScript program can easily convert JSON data into native JavaScript objects. The JSON syntax is derived from JavaScript object notation syntax, but the JSON format is text only.