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Re: Validating a JSON structure

by rpnoble419 (Pilgrim)
on Sep 04, 2012 at 22:41 UTC ( #991696=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Validating a JSON structure

What are you testing for?

Are you testing to see if the JSON object is valid?

Are you testing to see if certain data elements are present?

Does the JSON object you are looking for have to match exactly a given construct?

Each case in the above requires a different method to test for...

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Re^2: Validating a JSON structure
by sherab (Scribe) on Sep 05, 2012 at 13:13 UTC
    Well formed JSON testing is easy enough to check for (Test::JSON, thanks Poe!) but what I am after is if the JSON matches a very strict definition.
    - Lack of elements, fail
    - Additional elements, fail

    If the test doesn't pass then we can put some eyeballs on it.

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