validate json

curl -s -X POST -d json="`cat file.js`" -d reformat=no
I have this saved as jsonlint chmodded +x and file.js is instead $1, but YMMV
Sample Output
{"result":"Valid JSON","responseCode":0}

By: reklis
2010-03-16 20:39:43

What Others Think

linuxrawkstar · 572 weeks and 3 days ago
Better variant (IMHO): curl -so - -d reformat=no --data-urlencode "[email protected]"
mitry · 571 weeks and 5 days ago
local alternative: echo '{"json":"obj"}' | python -mjson.tool as metioned in: also, the `jq` tool can also be used do validate json files and pretty print output `cat file.json | jq` available on several platforms, including newer debian-based systems via `#sudo apt install jq`, mac via `brew install jq`, and from source
daemeon · 126 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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