.NET Follow 420 Followers

Json.NET No Longer Has over 120 Dependencies

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  Feb 26, 2018

Json.NET, the official JSON parsing and serialization library for .NET, required a whopping 122 packages on .NET Standard 1.3. With the release of Json.NET 11 for .NET Standard 2.0, that has dropped to 0.


Json.NET Updates: Merge, Dependency Injection, F# and JSONPath Support

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 11, 2014

Json.NET 6.0 received 4 releases this year, the latest last week. Over these releases, several new features have been added, including several F# specific features, support for JSONPath querying, ability to integrate with Dependency Injection frameworks, ability to Merge JSON objects and more.


Serializing Immutable Collections in .NET

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  Nov 11, 2013

Serialization and immutable collections do mix in .NET, but only if you look to third party libraries like JSON.NET and protobuf-net.


Architectural Changes in JSON.NET 5

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  May 09, 2013 1

Newtonsoft’s JSON.NET has received a pair of architectural updates to make it easier to use in projects that involve third party libraries. The two features are known as DefaultSettings and Extension Data.


Interview: James Newton-King on Json.NET 4.5

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Apr 09, 2012

The Json.NET project just released version 4.5 of their JSON framework for .NET which includes many new features and a dramatic speed enhancement. InfoQ recently spoke with Json.NET creator James Newton-King about the new release and the project as a whole.


Json.NET Claims Significant Performance Improvements over Other .NET Serializers

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  Jan 06, 2010 1

Json.NET is claiming to offer better serialization and deserialization performance than any of the major serializers in .NET including BinaryFormatter. It even performs well against the remarkably fast DataContractSerizalier.

Login to InfoQ to interact with what matters most to you.

Recover your password...


Follow your favorite topics and editors

Quick overview of most important highlights in the industry and on the site.


More signal, less noise

Build your own feed by choosing topics you want to read about and editors you want to hear from.


Stay up-to-date

Set up your notifications and don't miss out on content that matters to you