JSON: Parsing Input

July 12, 2011

JavaScript Object Notation, JSON, is a system for passing structured data between computers, similar to XML but far simpler. JSON provides Unicode strings with a limited number of escapes, decimal numbers, the booleans true and false, the null value, arrays, and key/value dictionaries with string keys.

Your task is to write a parser that converts JSON data to an object in your favorite computer language. When you are finished, you are welcome to read or run a suggested solution, or to post your own solution or discuss the exercise in the comments below.

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