A few seconds.

parse-json

Parse JSON with more helpful errors

parse-json Build Status

Parse JSON with more helpful errors

Install

$ npm install --save parse-json

Usage

var parseJson = require('parse-json');
var json = '{\n\t"foo": true,\n}';


JSON.parse(json);
/*
undefined:3
}
^
SyntaxError: Unexpected token }
*/


parseJson(json);
/*
JSONError: Trailing comma in object at 3:1
}
^
*/


parseJson(json, 'foo.json');
/*
JSONError: Trailing comma in object at 3:1 in foo.json
}
^
*/


// you can also add the filename at a later point
try {
    parseJson(json);
} catch (err) {
    err.fileName = 'foo.json';
    throw err;
}
/*
JSONError: Trailing comma in object at 3:1 in foo.json
}
^
*/

API

parseJson(input, [reviver], [filename])

input

Type: string

reviver

Type: function

Prescribes how the value originally produced by parsing is transformed, before being returned. See JSON.parse docs for more.

filename

Type: string

Filename displayed in the error message.

License

MIT © Sindre Sorhus

Pincer is a project which aims to provide best library discovery tools for developers. We're growing day by day. We have only npm platform for now but we will add the others as much as we can.