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Volume 7, Issue 6; 11 Jan 2023

TIL: jp has a simpler query syntax than jq.

I use jq a fair bit when I’m working with JSON, but 99% of the time, all I actually use it for is pretty printing. That’s a a good thing because when I’ve used it to write queries, I’ve often struggled with the syntax.

I was pleased to discover the other day that jp offers a simpler query syntax.

Hopefully, one or both will support a standard someday.

#TIL#JSON

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