JSON vs XML

JSON vs XML

Let’s Discuss JSON vs XML.

JSON(JavaScript Object Notation) and XML(eXtensible Markup Language) can be used to send and receive data from the server. Inter platform or language we can use JSON or XML, Both help to interchange data.

Here you can find JSON vs XML Example.

Is JSON better than XML?

Checkout below JSON vs XML:

JSONXML
JSON stands for JavaScript Object Notation.XML stands for eXtensible Markup Language.
JSON is less secured than XML.XML is more secured.
JSON files are more human-readable than XML.XML files are less human-readable.
JSON can be parsed by a standard JavaScript function.XML has to be parsed with an XML parser.
JSON is simple to read and write.XML is less simple than JSON.
JSON is easy to learn.XML is less easy than JSON.
JSON is data-oriented.XML is document-oriented.
JSON doesn’t provide display capabilities.XML provides the capability to display data because it is a markup language.
JSON supports array.XML doesn’t support array.
JSON supports only text and number data type.XML support many data types such as text, number, images, charts, graphs, etc. Moreover, XML offers options for transferring the format or structure of the data with actual data.

JSON Example:

{
“Person” : [ 
{ “name” : “Jone”, “age”:”19″},  
{“name”:”Henry”, “age”:”12″} ]
}  

XML Example:

<Person>
<name>Jone</name>
<age>19</age>
<name> Henry </name>
<age> 12 </age>
</Person>


Similarities between JSON and XML

  • JSON and XML support Unicode.
  • JSON and XML are interoperable or language-independent.
  • JSON and XML are human-readable.
  • JSON and XML are hierarchical.
  • JSON and XML can be parsed and used by lots of programming languages.

You can use the below tool for Convert XML to JSON and JSON to XML.

JSON Examples

Checkout Stackoverflow for other information.
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4862310/json-and-xml-comparison

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