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This is a JSON C++ library. It can write and read JSON files with ease and speed.
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Json Box

JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight data-interchange format.

Json Box is a C++ library used to read and write JSON with ease and speed.

Things it does:

  • Follows the standards established on
  • Read and write JSON in UTF-8
  • Uses the STL streams for input and output
  • Generated JSON can be indented and pretty or compact and hard-to-read
  • Does not crash when the JSON input contains errors, it simply tries to interpret as much as it can

Things it does not do:

  • Read JSON in UTF-16 or UTF-32
  • Keep the order of the members in objects (the standard doesn't require keeping the order)
  • Write useful error messages when the JSON input contains errors

The library wasn't designed with multi-threading in mind.

The class reference can be found here.


mkdir build
cd build && mkdir armeabi-v7a
cd armeabi-v7a
cmake -DCMAKE_SYSTEM_NAME=Android -DCMAKE_ANDROID_NDK=<android_ndk> \
        -DCMAKE_ANDROID_ARCH_ABI=armeabi-v7a -DCMAKE_ANDROID_STL_TYPE=c++_static \ 
        -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=<android_ndk>/sources/third_party/JsonBox ../..
make install

You should replace <android_ndk> with the actual folder.

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