Connection to JSON File

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JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is an open standard format that uses human-readable text to transmit data objects consisting of attribute-value pairs. With JSONFile connection, a file in the JSON format can be specified.

Main Settings

Location:

List of locations (more info in article “Locations for Filebased Connections“):

  • FileSystem
  • HTTP
  • FTP
  • JedoxFiles
  • OneDrive
  • WebDAV
  • WebHDFS

File Name:

Name of the file in JSON format.
The syntax of the filename is location-specific. More info in article “Locations for Filebased Connections“.

Advanced Settings

Encoding:

The most prevalent character encodings are: UTF-8 (default), ASCII, and latin1 (Windows standard).
A list of all character codes can be found at: http://docs.oracle.com/javase/6/docs/technotes/guides/intl/encoding.doc.html.
From this list you can also manually enter a character code into the field ‘Encoding’.

 

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