LwJSON latest-develop documentation

Welcome to the documentation for version latest-develop.

LwJSON is a generic JSON parser library optimized for embedded systems.

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Features

  • Written in ANSI C99, compatible with size_t for size data types

  • RFC 4627 and RFC 8259 compliant

  • Based on static token allocation with optional application dynamic pre-allocation

  • No recursion during parse operation

  • Re-entrant functions

  • Zero-copy, no malloc or free functions used

  • Optional support for inline comments with /* comment… */ syntax between any blank region of input string

  • Advanced find algorithm for tokens

  • Tests coverage is available

  • User friendly MIT license

Requirements

  • C compiler

  • Few kB of ROM memory

Contribute

Fresh contributions are always welcome. Simple instructions to proceed:

  1. Fork Github repository

  2. Respect C style & coding rules used by the library

  3. Create a pull request to develop branch with new features or bug fixes

Alternatively you may:

  1. Report a bug

  2. Ask for a feature request

Example code

Example code
 1#include <stdio.h>
 2#include "lwjson/lwjson.h"
 3
 4/* LwJSON instance and tokens */
 5static lwjson_token_t tokens[128];
 6static lwjson_t lwjson;
 7
 8/* Parse JSON */
 9void
10example_minimal_run(void) {
11    lwjson_init(&lwjson, tokens, LWJSON_ARRAYSIZE(tokens));
12    if (lwjson_parse(&lwjson, "{\"mykey\":\"myvalue\"}") == lwjsonOK) {
13        const lwjson_token_t* t;
14        printf("JSON parsed..\r\n");
15
16        /* Find custom key in JSON */
17        if ((t = lwjson_find(&lwjson, "mykey")) != NULL) {
18            printf("Key found with data type: %d\r\n", (int)t->type);
19        }
20
21        /* Call this when not used anymore */
22        lwjson_free(&lwjson);
23    }
24}

License

MIT License

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