JSON schema editor: Full support for draft 6

JSONBuddy continues to extend the support for JSON schema and fully supports draft 6 as the only available JSON schema editor. From now on (JSONBuddy 4.6), you can validate your JSON files against draft 6 directly in the editor. In addition, you can also start using draft 6 in the command-line tool, which is part of the […]

Tales from support: JSON code folding

Someone who set “Recommend: yes” and “Overall quality: 1” (best) on the survey form sent the additional following feedback: Code folding for JSON file does not work for situations like: “RaceCar”: { “Domestic”: true, “Model”: [] } Unfortunately, the user did not provide an email address so I couldn’t get in contact with her/him. So […]

Tales from support: Open large data in the JSON editor

I got the following user feedback from the survey page on running the uninstaller of JSONBuddy: It reported that the large JSON file I wanted to view was too large. Unfortunately, I can’t clarify this issue afterward with the user who sent the feedback because she or he left no email address. I wonder what […]

Pretty-print and remove whitespace for large JSON data

What do you do if you need to compact a JSON document but the file has more than 400 MB and 20 Million lines? Or the other way around, you have a large document and it is impossible to read because it has no formatting? So you need a JSON editor which can do two things […]

Instant validation while editing JSON data

Tired of clicking the “Validate” button or pressing F11 every time you want to know if your JSON data has still some validation errors? Then here are the good news. With JSONBuddy 4.5 you don’t need to run the JSON validator explicitly anymore while you are working on your JSON data in the editor. Instead, […]

JSON editor in a nutshell: Open or create a JSON document

There are several ways to create a new JSON file or to open already existing JSON data in JSONBuddy. In this article, I want to briefly show how to start editing JSON in the editor in the following ways: The “New” command (Ctrl-N) Create a new JSON schema with “File | New… | JSON schema” […]

Tales from support: Spaces for indentation

During the development of JSONBuddy 4.5 we got a customer inquiry about the need to use spaces instead of tabs for indentation levels in the JSON editor. So we added this setting to the “Editor” page of the “Options” dialog: If you remove the check from the “Use tabs for indentation” check-box, the editor will […]