Learning JSON

Kevin Feasel

2016-08-17

JSON

Jason Brimhall wants to learn a bit of JSON:

Let’s just get this out there right now – I suck at JSON. I suck at XML. The idea of querying a non-normalized document to get the data is not very endearing to me. It is for that reason that I have written utilities or scripts to help generate my XML shredding scripts – as can be seen here.

Knowing that I have this allergy to features similar to XML, I need to build up some resistance to the allergy through a little learning and a little practice. Based on that, my plan is pretty simple:

  1. Read up on JSON

  2. Find some tutorials on JSON

  3. Practice using the feature

  4. Potentially do something destructive with JSON

I’m not particularly excited about JSON support in SQL Server 2016 but the fact that it is there, combined with the fact that so many developers love JSON means that it’s a good idea to learn how to integrate, if only to figure out when it’s a bad idea to parse JSON within your very expensive SQL Server instances.

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