read JSON data from a file
string; file or URL to read from
(optional) options as specified below
array : list or Array
Specifies the data structure to use for parsed data corresponding to JSON arrays (sequential data delimited with square brackets). With array=list (the default), a JSON array is encoded as a list; with array=Array, it is encoded as an Array.
object : one of table, record, or DataSeries
Specifies the data structure to use for parsed data corresponding to JSON objects (collections of key/value pairs delimited with curly braces).
With object=table (the default), an object is encoded as table; with object=record, it is encoded as a record; with object=DataSeries, it is encoded as a DataSeries.
output : one of table, record, or DataSeries
A legacy alias for the object option.
ParseFile(source) reads JSON data from the file or URL source.
If source is a file, it is closed after it is read.
Parse an input JSON file to a Maple table
address ≔ FileTools:-JoinPath⁡example/address.json,base=datadir
table⁡companyName=Maplesoft,founded=1988,address=table⁡city=Waterloo,streetAddress=615 Kumpf Drive,province=ON,postalCode=N2V 1K8,country=Canada,phoneNumbers=table⁡type=local,number=+1 (519) 747-2373,table⁡type=tollfree,number=+1 (800) 267-6583,table⁡type=fax,number=+1 (519) 747-5284
Parse the same input JSON file to a Maple record
The JSON[ParseFile] command was introduced in Maple 2015.
For more information on Maple 2015 changes, see Updates in Maple 2015.
The JSON[ParseFile] command was updated in Maple 2022.
The array and object options were introduced in Maple 2022.
For more information on Maple 2022 changes, see Updates in Maple 2022.
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