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JSON Basics with SQL Server

Steve Jones takes us through querying straightforward JSON data in SQL Server:

Recently I saw Jason Horner do a presentation on JSON at a user group meeting. I’ve lightly looked at JSON in some detail, and I decided to experiment with this.

All in all, I’ve been pretty happy with the syntax for JSON manipulation in T-SQL. I’m not the biggest user of JSON around, but when I’ve needed to slice or build JSON, even when I needed to build it in a certain way to emulate an old application, it has worked for me.