JSON is one of the popular data formats across all technologies. JSON
handling with PHP is easier than it looks. Most of the APIs uses JSON
format for data interchange. For example, if you want to extract profile
data from Facebook using its API, it returns the data in JSON format.
There is no option to ignore JSON.
Data in JSON format can be read and parsed easily compared to other
data formats. There are many core functions for JSON handling with PHP.
Those built-in functions are used to encode, write, parse, decode and
convert JSON data. Those pre-defined PHP functions make our work
What is JSON?
Both human and machine readability is high for the JSON data format.
In this format, the data structure can be of the two structural format
that is in the form of an object or array.
The JSON object contains an associative array of “name:value” pairs
whereas the JSON array contains a sequence of values with default