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Convert JSON to YAML

Terminal - Convert JSON to YAML
cat data.json >data.yml
2013-04-25 04:09:58
User: Mozai
Functions: cat
Convert JSON to YAML

Valid JSON is a subset of YAML; no transformation is necessary; however, YAML has many syntax features that are not valid JSON, so you can't do the reverse as easily.


There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
ruby -ryaml -rjson -e 'puts YAML.dump(JSON.parse(STDIN.read))' < file.json > file.yaml
python -c 'import sys, yaml, json; yaml.safe_dump(json.load(sys.stdin), sys.stdout, default_flow_style=False)' < file.json > file.yaml
2013-04-24 00:31:39
User: tebeka
Functions: python
Tags: python json yaml

Convert JSON to YAML.

Note that you'll need to have PyYaml installed.

catmandu convert JSON to YAML < file.json > file.yaml
2014-02-25 08:27:05

You need to install the Catmandu Perl module via `cpanm Catmandu`

catmandu convert JSON --multiline 1 to YAML < file.json > file.yaml
2014-09-29 16:45:24
Tags: perl json yaml

This is based on __unixmonkey73469__ answer. You will need to supply `--multiline 1` option to JSON importer if your .json is multiline (i.e. it was prettyfied)

And you still need catmandu installed via `cpanm Catmandu`

mv data.{json,yaml}
2013-04-25 07:47:32
User: bunam
Functions: mv
Tags: json yaml

since Mozai said that JSON is a subset of YAML ;)

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