JSON in Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2, offers native JSON parsing and serialization. This new native JSON functionality enables Internet Explorer 8 aware AJAX applications to run both faster and safer! What’s JSON? For those of you that are not die hard AJAX developers, allow me to provide a bit of background. JSON is a simple human […]

Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2, offers native JSON parsing and serialization. This new native JSON functionality enables Internet Explorer 8 aware AJAX applications to run both faster and safer!

What’s JSON? For those of you that are not die hard AJAX developers, allow me to provide a bit of background. JSON is a simple human readable data interchange format often used by AJAX applications when transmitting data between the server and the web application. For example, imagine that you select a contact name from your favorite web mail client so that you can see the contact information.

{ 
"firstName": "cyra", 
"lastName": "richardson", 
"address": { 
"streetAddress": "1 Microsoft way", 
"city": "Redmond", 
"state": "WA", 
"postalCode": 98052 
},
"phoneNumbers": [ 
"425-777-7777",  
"206-777-7777" 
] 
}

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