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For those who are using the Chrome browser and want JSON to look more pretty

Look for JSON Formatter at the chrome webstore https://chrome.google.com/webstore

1 Answer

Jason Gilmore
Jason Gilmore
Treehouse Staff

Thank you for the tip Jade! There is a similarly useful extension for Firefox users named JSON Lite.

If you'd like to format JSON while working in the terminal, check out command-line JSON processor jq. It's the swiss army knife of JSON; it can parse JSON in every way imaginable. Check out this tutorial for a few examples. Personally jq has become an indispensable tool for parsing kubectl output.

Python users benefit from a built-in module named, you guessed it, json.