Getting Started with JSON in C# Using Json.NET 12

by Xavier Morera

Did you know that JSON is arguably now the most widely used data interchange format, therefore learning JSON is a key skill for you to master. In this course, you are going to learn what you need to know about JSON in .NET

What you'll learn

The rising popularity of the web, mainly around JavaScript related technologies, has given JSON a great deal of importance over other data interchange formats, like XML.

In this course, Getting Started with JSON in C# Using Json.NET, you will learn foundational knowledge that will allow you to work with JSON in .NET.

First, you will learn the principles behind serialization fundamentals.

Next, you will discover how to control and customize serialization using settings and attributes. Then, you will explore advanced serialization and deserialization techniques, including LINQ to JSON.

Finally, you will learn about the future of Json.NET with .NET Core and .NET 5.

When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to work with JSON in .NET.

Table of contents

Course Overview

Course FAQ

What is JSON and why is it important?

Sending and receiving data can get cryptic when using binary formats or very verbose with XML. JSON, or JavaScript Object Notation, simplifies the process by being a standard that provides human readable data objects in text.

Who is this course for?

JSON is arguably now the most widely‑used data interchange format, making JSO a key skill for everyone to master.

What will I learn in this course?

This course will show you how to convert to and from JSON and .NET objects, how to fine tune the serialization and deserialization process, how to convert to and from XML and JSON, and much more.

What prerequisites do I need?

Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with programming in C# or VB.NET.

About the author

Xavier is very passionate about teaching, helping others understand search and Big Data. He is also an entrepreneur, project manager, technical author, trainer, and holds a few certifications with Cloudera, Microsoft, and the Scrum Alliance, along with being a Microsoft MVP. He has spent a great deal of his career working on cutting-edge projects with a primary focus on .NET, Solr, and Hadoop among a few other interesting technologies. Throughout multiple projects, he has acquired skills to deal... more

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