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jid

Json Incremental Digger

It's a very simple tool.
You can drill down JSON interactively by using filtering queries like jq.

Suggestion and Auto completion of this tool will provide you a very comfortable JSON drill down.

Demo

demo-jid-main

Installation

With homebrew (for Mac)

brew install jid

Simply use "jid" command

If you simply want to use jid command, please download binary from below.

https://github.com/simeji/jid/releases

Build

go get -u github.com/simeji/jid/cmd/jid

Usage

Quick start

simple json example

Please execute the below command.

echo '{"aa":"2AA2","bb":{"aaa":[123,"cccc",[1,2]],"c":321}}'| jid

then, jid will be running.

You can dig JSON data incrementally.

When you enter .bb.aaa[2], you will see the following.

[Filter]> .bb.aaa[2]
[
  1,
  2
]

Then, you press Enter key and output [1,2] and exit.

simple json example2

This json is used by demo section.

echo '{"info":{"date":"2016-10-23","version":1.0},"users":[{"name":"simeji","uri":"https://github.com/simeji","id":1},{"name":"simeji2","uri":"https://example.com/simeji","id":2},{"name":"simeji3","uri":"https://example.com/simeji3","id":3}],"userCount":3}}'|jid

With a initial query

First argument of jid is initial query. (Use JSON same as Demo)

demo-jid-with-query

with curl

Sample for using RDAP data.

curl -s http://rdg.afilias.info/rdap/domain/example.info | jid

Load JSON from a file

jid < file.json

Keymaps

key description
TAB / CTRL + I Show available items and choice them
CTRL + W Delete from the cursor to the start of the word
CTRL + U Delete whole query
CTRL + F / Right Arrow (➡️) Move cursor a character to the right
CTRL + B / Left Arrow (⬅️) Move cursor a character to the left
CTRL + A To the first character of the 'Filter'
CTRL + E To the end of the 'Filter'
CTRL + J Scroll json buffer 1 line downwards
CTRL + K Scroll json buffer 1 line upwards
CTRL + G Scroll json buffer to bottom
CTRL + T Scroll json buffer to top
CTRL + L Change view mode whole json or keys (only object)
ESC Hide a candidate box

Option

option description
First argument ($1) Initial query
-h print a help
-help print a help
-version print the version and exit
-q Output query mode (for jq)
-M monochrome output mode