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Name

loadJSONArray()

Examples
// The following short JSON file called "data.json" is parsed 
// in the code below. It must be in the project's "data" folder.
//
// [
//   {
//     "id": 0,
//     "species": "Capra hircus",
//     "name": "Goat"
//   },
//   {
//     "id": 1,
//     "species": "Panthera pardus",
//     "name": "Leopard"
//   },
//   {
//     "id": 2,
//     "species": "Equus zebra",
//     "name": "Zebra"
//   }
// ]

JSONArray values;

void setup() {

  values = loadJSONArray("data.json");

  for (int i = 0; i < values.size(); i++) {
    
    JSONObject animal = values.getJSONObject(i); 

    int id = animal.getInt("id");
    String species = animal.getString("species");
    String name = animal.getString("name");

    println(id + ", " + species + ", " + name);
  }
}

// Sketch prints:
// 0, Capra hircus, Goat
// 1, Panthera pardus, Leopard
// 2, Equus zebra, Zebra
Description Loads an array of JSON objects from the data folder or a URL, and returns a JSONArray. Per standard JSON syntax, the array must be enclosed in a pair of hard brackets [], and each object within the array must be separated by a comma.

All files loaded and saved by the Processing API use UTF-8 encoding.
Syntax
loadJSONArray(filename)
loadJSONArray(file)
Parameters
filename String: name of a file in the data folder or a URL
ReturnsJSONArray
RelatedJSONArray
loadJSONObject()
saveJSONObject()
saveJSONArray()
Updated on October 2, 2018 05:02:07pm EDT

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