[development] Programmatic data importing from JSON source

Chris Johnson cxjohnson at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 15:32:04 UTC 2009

JSON is extremely easy to handle, in my experience.  Much easier than
XML.  PHP 5.2+ has a json_decode() command which turns the whole
string into nicely structured arrays, for instance.

On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 3:07 PM, Paul Hoza <paulhoza at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi David,
> Thanks for the reply.  I need to run out of town for a quick road trip, but
> will be back tomorrow afternoon.  I will reply more usefully as soon as I
> get back.
> I don't mean to add cruft to the list by a useless reply, but I'm just very
> happy that a couple people already replied.  (Thanks to Kristof as well.)
>  I'm not even supposed to be checking email since we're a bit late, but I
> couldn't resist.  :)
> Thanks... more soon,
> Paul
> David Metzler wrote:
>> Hey Paul,
>> I haven't done this with JSON, but have written some XML to nested array
>> conversion stuff that might help, but might not. Could you shoot an example
>> of the feed and what makes it so complicated so that we don't shower you
>> with irrelavent solutions :).  Is it that you're trying to parse data that's
>> inside XML that makes it so nasty or something else?
>> You give me the impression that the JSON feed contains more information
>> than the other feed.  Is that true?
>> Dave
>> On Feb 15, 2009, at 6:33 AM, Paul Hoza wrote:

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