Client Side JSON Linter & Validator In JavaScript

Client Side JSON Linter & Validator In JavaScript
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This is a simple, user-friendly, easy-to-use JSON linter used to validate your JSON data on the client side.

Dependencies:

  • jQuery
  • codemirror: Text editor with syntax highlighting.
  • jsonlint: JSON Lint JavaScript library.

How to use it:

1. Load the necessary resources in the document.

<!-- Codemirror -->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/codemirror/5.48.4/codemirror.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/codemirror/5.48.4/theme/mdn-like.min.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/codemirror/5.48.4/addon/lint/lint.css">
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/codemirror/5.48.4/codemirror.js"></script>
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/codemirror/5.48.4/mode/javascript/javascript.min.js"></script>
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/codemirror/5.48.4/addon/selection/active-line.min.js"></script>
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/codemirror/5.48.4/addon/lint/json-lint.min.js"></script>
<!-- JSON Lint -->
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/jsonlint/1.6.0/jsonlint.min.js"></script>
<!-- jQuery -->
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.4.1.slim.min.js"></script>

2. Create a textarea element to accpet the JSON input.

<textarea class="codemirror-textarea"></textarea>

3. Create buttons to enable & reset the JSON linter.

<button id="validate">Validate json</button>
<button id="reset">Clear</button>

4. Create a container element to display the error message when the JSON is invalid.

<div id="error"></div>

5. Load the main script at the end of the document. That's it.

<script src="assets/js/script.min.js"></script>

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by shehzadbaqir. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.