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MySQL JSON Functions

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What the MySQL team is doing with JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) in MySQL 5.7 is great! The MySQL Server Blog (Rick Hillegas and Dag Wanvik) published two key articles about new JSON functions. If you don’t follow these, let me highlight them as a set:

Most folks know how important JSON is to web development. I like the following visual that highlights it. It was provided as a comment to this earlier Popular Programming Language post by Michael Farmer. Clearly, JavaScript is popular because it’s critical to effective web development. If you’re new to JSON, check out Adam Khoury’s JSON tutorial set on YouTube.

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If you want the original graphic, you can find it here. It’s always to hard to keep up with the technology, isn’t it? 🙂

Written by maclochlainn

April 11th, 2015 at 11:36 am

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  1. It is great, except for naming them JSN_XXX instead of JSON_XXX.

    Baron

    11 Apr 15 at 6:26 pm

  2. Baron, Great point!

    maclochlainn

    11 Apr 15 at 8:06 pm

  3. I guess the naming is like that because it would otherwise clash with the JSON UDF

    Daniël van Eeden

    25 Apr 15 at 4:10 am

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