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Now you are starting to get into the differences between JSON parsers, like jsmn which this UDF is based on, and JSON processors like jq.  Parsers are great for getting and, sometimes, putting specific pieces of data.  Although JSON processors have the ability to parse data too, they excel when it comes to manipulating JSON, such as in the case of deleting, adding, inserting, splicing, splitting, reformatting, and other functions changing JSON data and its structures as well as gathering information from JSON datasets by summing, averaging, and gathering other types of information from complete JSON datasets.  For most people, parsing is all they need (or think they need).  But for those that really work with JSON datasets, parsers are not powerful enough for most tasks, and that is where processors shine.

I think it would be great to add processor-type functionality to the json.au3 library.  But jsmn was not really designed for processing JSON.  So trying to take the json.au3 library from a great JSON parser to a great JSON processor would be a interesting and fun project.  But it is a whole different ballgame.  😉

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Introduction JSON (Javascript Object Notation) is a popular data-interchange format and supported by a lot of script languages. On AutoIt, there is already a >JSON UDF written by Gabriel Boehme.

Thanks. I didn't realize that the JSON Arrays were "just arrays." Solution provided below for others. #Include "JSon.au3" Local $Json = '{"name":"John","cars":[ "Ford", "BMW", "

I wrote a helper function to get specific element in nested array/object returned from Jsmn_Decode() more easily. Here is the code and example: #Include "JSMN.au3" Local $Json = '{"key1" : "value

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The topic below, posted by @zeehteam, identified a slight flaw in the json_get and json_put functions as it relates to handling key names that are provided using a string.  The regular expressions used to identify dot and bracket notations are a little too narrow.  Basically, the current regular expressions do not allow valid key names that have embedded right brakets ("[") in them.  Although such key names are odd and rare, they are valid.

 

The attached json udf has slightly modified versions of json_get() and json_put() for your review.  The only modification to the 2 functions is in how they identify and parse the notations in order to be more fully compliant with the standard.  Basically, it assumes that there are 4 types of notations:

  1. Dot-notation using a literal value (ex.  .name)
  2. Dot-notation using a string value (ex.  ."name")
  3. Bracket-notation using a literal value (ex.  [name])
  4. Bracket-notation using a string value (ex.  ["name"])

Indexes that are passed are correctly handled as bracket-notation using a literal (ex.  [0]).

To make it easier to maintain in the future, the only modifications to the 2 functions are at the very beginning where the notations are identified.  The rest of the logic in json_get and json_put remained the same.

 

The following example and output, using the modified functions, shows that the functions are correctly handling existing functionality and the ability to handle the new functionality.

#AutoIt3Wrapper_AU3Check_Parameters=-w 3 -w 4 -w 5 -w 6 -d

#include <Constants.au3>
#include <MyIncludes\json\json (modified).au3> ;<== change to your location

Const $JSON = _
    '{ ' & _
    '   "project": "Listing droids", ' & _
    '   "version": "1.0", ' & _
    '   "hasErrors": false, ' & _
    '   "author": { ' & _
    '      "name": "Luke", ' & _
    '      "mail": "luke@2080.org" ' & _
    '   }, ' & _
    '   "[[[/script/droids]]]": [ ' & _
    '      { ' & _
    '         "name": "R2D2", ' & _
    '         "type": "Astromecano", ' & _
    '         "size": "0,96m" ' & _
    '      }, ' & _
    '      { ' & _
    '         "name": "BB8", ' & _
    '         "type": "Astromecano", ' & _
    '         "size": "0,67m" ' & _
    '      } ' & _
    '   ] ' & _
    '} '

json_example()

Func json_example()
    Local $oJSON
    Local $Key, $Value

    $oJSON = Json_Decode($JSON)
    If @error Then Exit MsgBox($MB_ICONERROR + $MB_TOPMOST, "ERROR", "Decode error - @error = " & @error)

    ;Get values
    $Key   = '."[[[/script/droids]]]"[0].name'
    $Value = Json_Get($oJSON, $Key)
    ConsoleWrite($Key & "   = " & $Value & @CRLF)

    $Key   = '["[[[/script/droids]]]"][0][name]'
    $Value = Json_Get($oJSON, $Key)
    ConsoleWrite($Key & " = " & $Value & @CRLF)

    $Key   = '.author."name"'
    $Value = Json_Get($oJSON, $Key)
    ConsoleWrite($Key & "   = " & $Value & @CRLF)

    $Key   = '[author]["name"]'
    $Value = Json_Get($oJSON, $Key)
    ConsoleWrite($Key & " = " & $Value & @CRLF)

    ;Put values
    $oJSON = ""
    json_put($oJSON, '.description', "test json dataset")
    json_put($oJSON, '.author', "TheXman")

    json_put($oJSON, '."[[test]]"[0].name', "test name 1")
    json_put($oJSON, '."[[test]]"[0].number', 1)
    json_put($oJSON, '."[[test]]"[0].boolean', True)
    json_put($oJSON, '."[[test]]"[0].null_value', Null)

    json_put($oJSON, '["[[test]]"][1][name]', "test name 2")
    json_put($oJSON, '["[[test]]"][1][number]', 2.5)
    json_put($oJSON, '["[[test]]"][1][boolean]', False)
    json_put($oJSON, '["[[test]]"][1][null_value]', Null)

    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite(Json_Encode($oJSON, $JSON_PRETTY_PRINT) & @CRLF)
EndFunc

Output

."[[[/script/droids]]]"[0].name   = R2D2
["[[[/script/droids]]]"][0][name] = R2D2
.author."name"   = Luke
[author]["name"] = Luke

{
    "description": "test json dataset",
    "author": "TheXman",
    "[[test]]": [
        {
            "name": "test name 1",
            "number": 1,
            "boolean": true,
            "null_value": null
        },
        {
            "name": "test name 2",
            "number": 2.5,
            "boolean": false,
            "null_value": null
        }
    ]
}

 

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2 hours ago, TheXman said:

The attached json udf has slightly modified versions of json_get() and json_put() for your review.

I assume you tested it and all is working so just updated the first post in the thread with your update. :)  

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Yes, I tested it using the test script that comes bundled with the UDF's zip file as well as several of my own tests.

Thanks Jos!  :)

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Give me few hours.
I will test with my WD related projects.

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4 hours ago, mLipok said:

Give me few hours.
I will test with my WD related projects.

Works well on 2 advanced WD automation also with my capabilities UDF.

 

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For anyone who may need it and in response to the above post, I have attached a modified version of the latest UDF that adds 3 new "helper" functions:

  1. Json_ArrayAdd(ByRef $Var, $Notation, $Data)
    Adds an item (String, number, object, array, or boolean) to an existing array.
  2. Json_ArrayInsert(ByRef $Var, $Notation, $Index, $Data)
    Inserts an array item (String, number, object, array, or boolean) at the specified index.
  3. Json_ArrayDelete(ByRef $Var, $Notation, $Range)
    Deletes a single item, a range of items, or multiple items, from an existing array.  The syntax for $Range is the same as _ArrayDelete() since that is what it uses to delete array items.

Note:  Json_ArrayAdd() and Json_ArrayInsert() only allow adding or inserting a single array item (String, number, object, array, or boolean) at a time.

Below are some examples using the functions and the output that's generated

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#include <Constants.au3>
#include <Array.au3>

#include "Json(with array funcs).au3"

Const $JSON = _
    '{' & _
    '   "description": "Test JSON Dataset",' & _
    '   "author": "TheXman",' & _
    '   "obj_array": [' & _
    '      {"name": "Ben Dover", "email": "bdover@example.com"}' & _
    '   ],' & _
    '   "numeric_array": [1,2,3]' & _
    '}'

example()

Func example()
    Local $oJSON = Null, $o
    Local $sKey = ""
    Local $a[0]

    $oJSON = Json_Decode($JSON)
    If @error Then Exit MsgBox($MB_ICONERROR + $MB_TOPMOST, "ERROR", "Unable to decode JSON")

    ;Display current JSON
    ConsoleWrite("Original JSON" & @CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & Json_Encode($oJSON, $JSON_PRETTY_PRINT, "   ") & @CRLF)

    ;Add objects to the obj_array
    Json_Put($o, '[0].name' , "Eileen Dover")
    Json_Put($o, '[0].email', "email", "edover@example.com")
    Json_ArrayAdd($oJSON, ".obj_array", $o)

    Json_ArrayAdd($oJSON, ".obj_array", Json_Decode('{"name": "John Doe", "email": "jdoe@example.com"}'))
    
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "2 objects added to obj_array" & @CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & Json_Encode($oJSON, $JSON_PRETTY_PRINT, "   ") & @CRLF)

    ;Delete obj_array index 1
    Json_ArrayDelete($oJSON, ".obj_array", 1)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Deleted index 1 from obj_array" & @CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & Json_Encode($oJSON, $JSON_PRETTY_PRINT, "   ") & @CRLF)

    ;Insert obj_array index 0
    Json_ArrayInsert($oJSON, ".obj_array", 0, Json_Decode('{"name": "John Smith", "email": "jsmith@example.com"}'))
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Inserted index 0 into obj_array" & @CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & Json_Encode($oJSON, $JSON_PRETTY_PRINT, "   ") & @CRLF)

    ;Add numbers to the numeric_array
    Json_ArrayAdd($oJSON, ".numeric_array", 4)
    Json_ArrayAdd($oJSON, ".numeric_array", 5)
    Json_ArrayAdd($oJSON, ".numeric_array", 6)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Added 4, 5, 6 to numeric array" & @CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & Json_Encode($oJSON, $JSON_PRETTY_PRINT, "   ") & @CRLF)

    ;Delete indexes 3-5 from numeric array
    Json_ArrayDelete($oJSON, ".numeric_array", "3-5")
    If @error Then Exit MsgBox($MB_ICONERROR + $MB_TOPMOST, "ERROR", "Json_ArrayDelete failed - @error = " & @error)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Deleted indexes 3-5 from numeric array" & @CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & Json_Encode($oJSON, $JSON_PRETTY_PRINT, "   ") & @CRLF)

    ;Insert 4,5,6 at the beginning of numeric_array
    Json_ArrayInsert($oJSON, ".numeric_array", 0, 4)
    Json_ArrayInsert($oJSON, ".numeric_array", 1, 5)
    Json_ArrayInsert($oJSON, ".numeric_array", 2, 6)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Inserted 4,5,6 at the beginning of numeric_array" & @CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & Json_Encode($oJSON, $JSON_PRETTY_PRINT, "   ") & @CRLF)
EndFunc

 

Output:

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Original JSON

{
   "description": "Test JSON Dataset",
   "author": "TheXman",
   "obj_array": [
      {
         "name": "Ben Dover",
         "email": "bdover@example.com"
      }
   ],
   "numeric_array": [
      1,
      2,
      3
   ]
}

2 objects added to obj_array

{
   "description": "Test JSON Dataset",
   "author": "TheXman",
   "numeric_array": [
      1,
      2,
      3
   ],
   "obj_array": [
      {
         "name": "Ben Dover",
         "email": "bdover@example.com"
      },
      {
         "name": "Eileen Dover",
         "email": "edover@example.com"
      },
      {
         "name": "John Doe",
         "email": "jdoe@example.com"
      }
   ]
}

Deleted index 1 from obj_array

{
   "description": "Test JSON Dataset",
   "author": "TheXman",
   "numeric_array": [
      1,
      2,
      3
   ],
   "obj_array": [
      {
         "name": "Ben Dover",
         "email": "bdover@example.com"
      },
      {
         "name": "John Doe",
         "email": "jdoe@example.com"
      }
   ]
}

Inserted index 0 into obj_array

{
   "description": "Test JSON Dataset",
   "author": "TheXman",
   "numeric_array": [
      1,
      2,
      3
   ],
   "obj_array": [
      {
         "name": "John Smith",
         "email": "jsmith@example.com"
      },
      {
         "name": "Ben Dover",
         "email": "bdover@example.com"
      },
      {
         "name": "John Doe",
         "email": "jdoe@example.com"
      }
   ]
}

Added 4, 5, 6 to numeric array

{
   "description": "Test JSON Dataset",
   "author": "TheXman",
   "obj_array": [
      {
         "name": "John Smith",
         "email": "jsmith@example.com"
      },
      {
         "name": "Ben Dover",
         "email": "bdover@example.com"
      },
      {
         "name": "John Doe",
         "email": "jdoe@example.com"
      }
   ],
   "numeric_array": [
      1,
      2,
      3,
      4,
      5,
      6
   ]
}

Deleted indexes 3-5 from numeric array

{
   "description": "Test JSON Dataset",
   "author": "TheXman",
   "obj_array": [
      {
         "name": "John Smith",
         "email": "jsmith@example.com"
      },
      {
         "name": "Ben Dover",
         "email": "bdover@example.com"
      },
      {
         "name": "John Doe",
         "email": "jdoe@example.com"
      }
   ],
   "numeric_array": [
      1,
      2,
      3
   ]
}

Inserted 4,5,6 at the beginning of numeric_array

{
   "description": "Test JSON Dataset",
   "author": "TheXman",
   "obj_array": [
      {
         "name": "John Smith",
         "email": "jsmith@example.com"
      },
      {
         "name": "Ben Dover",
         "email": "bdover@example.com"
      },
      {
         "name": "John Doe",
         "email": "jdoe@example.com"
      }
   ],
   "numeric_array": [
      4,
      5,
      6,
      1,
      2,
      3
   ]
}

 

 

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      This UDF brings the power and flexibility of jq to AutoIt scripts.  jq is an open-source, powerful, and flexible command-line based JSON processor.  As it says on their website, jq is like 'sed' for JSON.  jq can be used for the simplest of tasks like retrieving JSON objects and values (parsing), to very advanced JSON processing using its numerous built-in functions and conditional processing.  Its built-in functions can handle math, selection, conditional processing, mapping, object and array manipulation, flattening, reduction, grouping, and much more.  You can even create your own jq functions.  You can learn more about jq and even play with it in real-time, using jq's online jq playground, all on their website.
      Here and some helpful links to get you more familiar with jq, what can be done with it, its built-in functions, and its syntax.
      jq Website: https://stedolan.github.io/jq/ jq Manual: https://stedolan.github.io/jq/manual/ jqWiki (FAQ, Cookbook, Advanced Topics) https://github.com/stedolan/jq/wiki jq Online Testing Playground: https://jqplay.org/ jq is a single 32 or 64 bit executable that has no other dependencies.  Just like using the SQLite UDF, the only requirement to use this UDF is that the jq executable reside in a location in which the UDF can execute it.  The latest win32 & win64 versions have been included in the UDF download.  You can always get newer versions from the jq website.
      I don't consider this UDF as a replacement for some of the other JSON UDFs like the one based on JSMN.  If speed and simple JSON parsing are your primary goals, then other UDFs may be a better choice.  However, if you like having the power to do just about anything related to JSON processing/manipulation, using a single UDF, then jq may be worth checking out.  It can be used by novices and experts alike.  Below, is a brief explanation of how jq works, how to use the jq UDF, and a few examples of how to do some simple tasks.  If you want to learn more about jq and what it can do, I would highly suggest checking out the jq website and some of the other resources listed above.
      jq at a high level
      Like 'sed', jq reads JSON in, either through STDIN or one or more files, processes it thru one or more "filters", and outputs the results.  You can, optionally, supply "options" that affect how it reads the input, where it gets its "filters", and how it writes its output.  It looks a little like this:
      JSON ---> jq processor (using supplied filters and options) ---> Output
      So in jq lingo, you basically use "Filters" to tell jq what you want it to do.  So in the UDF file, that is why the main functions ( _jqExec() and _jqExecFile() ) refer to filters and options.  Please make note that jq works with relatively strict JSON.  This means that all JSON read must be conform to the standard.  Luckily, jq is pretty good at identifying where a format error exists in non standard JSON.
      The jq UDF
      There are 2 main funtions in the UDF file, _jqExec and jqExecFile.  With these 2 functions, you can pretty much do anything that jq can do.  The only difference between to two functions is whether the JSON is supplied by a string or a file.  The 2 primary functions simply call the jq executable with the supplied information, after properly formatting the parameters.  There are additional functions in the UDF to easily pretty-print your json, compact-print your json, dump the json data with its associated paths, and see if specific JSON keys exist, but they all just execute the _jqExec or _jqExecFile function with the proper filter.  There are also a couple of extra functions to display what version of the UDF and jq executable you are currently using.  There are also a couple of functions to enable and disable logging of jq information for debugging purposes.  Most of the jq UDF file functions return an @error if unsuccessful.  Some also include @extended info.  Please see the actual function headers for more information on their usage and return values.
      The 2 primary functions below just format your jq request and pass it on the jq executable.  The functions will also properly escape double quotes (") that are used in the filter.  For most simple tasks, you just need to supply the JSON source and a filter.
      _jqExec($sJson, $sFilter, $sOptions = Default, $sWorkingDir = Default) Or _jqExecFile($sJsonFile, $sFilter, $sOptions = Default, $sWorkingDir = Default) Using jq in your script
      As stated earlier, the jq executable must reside somewhere where the script can locate and execute it.  The _jqInit() function always has to be executed before any jq processing occurs.  _jqInit() merely locates the executable or uses the supplied path.  It also clears any previous debug log.  The jq UDF folder contains a jq example script that has several examples to how to do some of the most common JSON processing tasks.  Here are a few examples to get you started:

      How to pretty-print some JSON
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{"fruits":[{"Apple":{"color":"Red","season":"Fall"}}, {"Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}]}' $sCmdOutput = _jqPrettyPrintJson($sJson) ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Pretty-Print JSON" & @CRLF & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) How to compact-print some JSON
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{ "fruits" : [{"Apple" : {"color":"Red","season":"Fall"}}, {"Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}]}' $sCmdOutput = _jqCompactPrintJson($sJson) ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Compact-Print JSON" & @CRLF & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) Dump JSON data (paths and values)
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{ "fruits" : [{"Apple" : {"color":"Red","season":"Fall"}}, {"Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}]}' $sCmdOutput = _jqDump($sJson) ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Dump JSON paths and values" & @CRLF & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) How to GET JSON values
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{"Apple" : {"color":"Red","season":"Fall"}, "Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}' $sFilter = '.Banana.color' $sCmdOutput = _jqExec($sJson, $sFilter) ConsoleWrite("Get color of banana" & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Input: : " & _jqCompactPrintJson($sJson) & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Filter : " & $sFilter & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Output : " & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) or
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{"Apple" : {"color":"Red","season":"Fall"}, "Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}' $sFilter = 'getpath(["Banana", "color"])' $sCmdOutput = _jqExec($sJson, $sFilter) ConsoleWrite("Get color of banana" & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Input: : " & _jqCompactPrintJson($sJson) & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Filter : " & $sFilter & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Output : " & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF)  
      Check for the existence of a key
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{"Apple":{"color":"Red","season":"Fall"}, "Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}' $sFilter = '.Banana | has("color")' $sCmdOutput = _jqExec($sJson, $sFilter) ConsoleWrite("Check for existence of color key within Banana object" & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Input: : " & _jqCompactPrintJson($sJson) & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Filter : " & $sFilter & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Output : " & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) Count of how many Items in an object
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{"Apple":{"color":"Red"}, "Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}' $sFilter = '.Banana | length' $sCmdOutput = _jqExec($sJson, $sFilter) ConsoleWrite("How many items in the Banana object" & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Input: : " & _jqCompactPrintJson($sJson) & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Filter : " & $sFilter & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Output : " & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) How to PUT/Create/Modify JSON
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sInput = "" $sFilter = 'setpath(["Apple","color"];"Red") | setpath(["Banana","color"];"Yellow") | setpath(["Banana","season"];"Summer")' $sOptions = '-n' ;required if no input supplied $sCmdOutput = _jqExec($sInput, $sFilter, $sOptions) ConsoleWrite("Update/Create JSON" & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Filter : " & $sFilter & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Output : " & @CRLF & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) List all of the fruits (top-level keys)
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{"Apple":{"color":"Red"}, "Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}' $sFilter = 'keys | .[]' $sCmdOutput = _jqExec($sJson, $sFilter) ConsoleWrite("List all top-level keys (fruits)" & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Input : " & $sJson & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Filter : " & $sFilter & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Output : " & @CRLF & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) Calculate the sum of all of the objects' price * qty
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '[{"id":1,"price":20.00,"qty":10},{"id":2,"price":15.00,"qty":20.25},{"id":3,"price":10.50,"qty":30}]' $sFilter = 'map(.price * .qty) | add' $sCmdOutput = _jqExec($sJson, $sFilter) ConsoleWrite("Calculate the sum of all of the objects' price * qty" & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Input : " & $sJson & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Filter : " & $sFilter & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Output : " & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF)
      The examples above, and the ones in the example files, merely scratch the surface of what jq can do.  It may look intimidating at first but it really isn't that bad once you start playing with it.
      If you have any questions regarding the UDF, or how to perform a certain task using jq, I'll try my best to answer them.  Since jq has been around for a while now, there's also several jq-related questions and answers on StackOverflow.
      If you work with JSON, I hope you find this UDF useful as I do.
      >>> Download in the Files Section <<<
       
    • By TheXman
      This UDF brings the power and flexibility of jq to AutoIt scripts.  jq is an open-source, powerful, and flexible command-line based JSON processor.  As it says on their website, jq is like 'sed' for JSON.  jq can be used for the simplest of tasks like retrieving JSON objects and values (parsing), to very advanced JSON processing using its numerous built-in functions and conditional processing.  Its built-in functions can handle math, selection, conditional processing, mapping, object and array manipulation, flattening, reduction, grouping, and much more.  You can even create your own jq functions.  You can learn more about jq and even play with it in real-time, using jq's online jq playground, all on their website.
      Here and some helpful links to get you more familiar with jq, what can be done with it, its built-in functions, and its syntax.
      jq Website: https://stedolan.github.io/jq/ jq Manual: https://stedolan.github.io/jq/manual/ jqWiki (FAQ, Cookbook, Advanced Topics) https://github.com/stedolan/jq/wiki jq Online Testing Playground: https://jqplay.org/ jq is a single 32 or 64 bit executable that has no other dependencies.  Just like using the SQLite UDF, the only requirement to use this UDF is that the jq executable reside in a location in which the UDF can execute it.  The latest win32 & win64 versions have been included in the UDF download.  You can always get newer versions from the jq website.
      I don't consider this UDF as a replacement for some of the other JSON UDFs like the one based on JSMN.  If speed and simple JSON parsing are your primary goals, then other UDFs may be a better choice.  However, if you like having the power to do just about anything related to JSON processing/manipulation, using a single UDF, then jq may be worth checking out.  It can be used by novices and experts alike.  Below, is a brief explanation of how jq works, how to use the jq UDF, and a few examples of how to do some simple tasks.  If you want to learn more about jq and what it can do, I would highly suggest checking out the jq website and some of the other resources listed above.
      jq at a high level
      Like 'sed', jq reads JSON in, either through STDIN or one or more files, processes it thru one or more "filters", and outputs the results.  You can, optionally, supply "options" that affect how it reads the input, where it gets its "filters", and how it writes its output.  It looks a little like this:
      JSON ---> jq processor (using supplied filters and options) ---> Output
      So in jq lingo, you basically use "Filters" to tell jq what you want it to do.  So in the UDF file, that is why the main functions ( _jqExec() and _jqExecFile() ) refer to filters and options.  Please make note that jq works with relatively strict JSON.  This means that all JSON read must be conform to the standard.  Luckily, jq is pretty good at identifying where a format error exists in non standard JSON.
      The jq UDF
      There are 2 main funtions in the UDF file, _jqExec and jqExecFile.  With these 2 functions, you can pretty much do anything that jq can do.  The only difference between to two functions is whether the JSON is supplied by a string or a file.  The 2 primary functions simply call the jq executable with the supplied information, after properly formatting the parameters.  There are additional functions in the UDF to easily pretty-print your json, compact-print your json, dump the json data with its associated paths, and see if specific JSON keys exist, but they all just execute the _jqExec or _jqExecFile function with the proper filter.  There are also a couple of extra functions to display what version of the UDF and jq executable you are currently using.  There are also a couple of functions to enable and disable logging of jq information for debugging purposes.  Most of the jq UDF file functions return an @error if unsuccessful.  Some also include @extended info.  Please see the actual function headers for more information on their usage and return values.
      The 2 primary functions below just format your jq request and pass it on the jq executable.  The functions will also properly escape double quotes (") that are used in the filter.  For most simple tasks, you just need to supply the JSON source and a filter.
      _jqExec($sJson, $sFilter, $sOptions = Default, $sWorkingDir = Default) Or _jqExecFile($sJsonFile, $sFilter, $sOptions = Default, $sWorkingDir = Default) Using jq in your script
      As stated earlier, the jq executable must reside somewhere where the script can locate and execute it.  The _jqInit() function always has to be executed before any jq processing occurs.  _jqInit() merely locates the executable or uses the supplied path.  It also clears any previous debug log.  The jq UDF folder contains a jq example script that has several examples to how to do some of the most common JSON processing tasks.  Here are a few examples to get you started:

      How to pretty-print some JSON
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{"fruits":[{"Apple":{"color":"Red","season":"Fall"}}, {"Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}]}' $sCmdOutput = _jqPrettyPrintJson($sJson) ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Pretty-Print JSON" & @CRLF & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) How to compact-print some JSON
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{ "fruits" : [{"Apple" : {"color":"Red","season":"Fall"}}, {"Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}]}' $sCmdOutput = _jqCompactPrintJson($sJson) ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Compact-Print JSON" & @CRLF & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) Dump JSON data (paths and values)
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{ "fruits" : [{"Apple" : {"color":"Red","season":"Fall"}}, {"Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}]}' $sCmdOutput = _jqDump($sJson) ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Dump JSON paths and values" & @CRLF & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) How to GET JSON values
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{"Apple" : {"color":"Red","season":"Fall"}, "Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}' $sFilter = '.Banana.color' $sCmdOutput = _jqExec($sJson, $sFilter) ConsoleWrite("Get color of banana" & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Input: : " & _jqCompactPrintJson($sJson) & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Filter : " & $sFilter & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Output : " & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) or
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{"Apple" : {"color":"Red","season":"Fall"}, "Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}' $sFilter = 'getpath(["Banana", "color"])' $sCmdOutput = _jqExec($sJson, $sFilter) ConsoleWrite("Get color of banana" & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Input: : " & _jqCompactPrintJson($sJson) & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Filter : " & $sFilter & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Output : " & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF)  
      Check for the existence of a key
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{"Apple":{"color":"Red","season":"Fall"}, "Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}' $sFilter = '.Banana | has("color")' $sCmdOutput = _jqExec($sJson, $sFilter) ConsoleWrite("Check for existence of color key within Banana object" & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Input: : " & _jqCompactPrintJson($sJson) & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Filter : " & $sFilter & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Output : " & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) Count of how many Items in an object
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{"Apple":{"color":"Red"}, "Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}' $sFilter = '.Banana | length' $sCmdOutput = _jqExec($sJson, $sFilter) ConsoleWrite("How many items in the Banana object" & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Input: : " & _jqCompactPrintJson($sJson) & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Filter : " & $sFilter & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Output : " & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) How to PUT/Create/Modify JSON
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sInput = "" $sFilter = 'setpath(["Apple","color"];"Red") | setpath(["Banana","color"];"Yellow") | setpath(["Banana","season"];"Summer")' $sOptions = '-n' ;required if no input supplied $sCmdOutput = _jqExec($sInput, $sFilter, $sOptions) ConsoleWrite("Update/Create JSON" & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Filter : " & $sFilter & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Output : " & @CRLF & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) List all of the fruits (top-level keys)
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '{"Apple":{"color":"Red"}, "Banana":{"color":"Yellow","season":"Summer"}}' $sFilter = 'keys | .[]' $sCmdOutput = _jqExec($sJson, $sFilter) ConsoleWrite("List all top-level keys (fruits)" & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Input : " & $sJson & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Filter : " & $sFilter & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Output : " & @CRLF & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF) Calculate the sum of all of the objects' price * qty
      #include "jq.au3" _jqInit() If @error Then Exit ConsoleWrite("ERROR: Unable to initialize jq - @error = " & @error & @CRLF) $sJson = '[{"id":1,"price":20.00,"qty":10},{"id":2,"price":15.00,"qty":20.25},{"id":3,"price":10.50,"qty":30}]' $sFilter = 'map(.price * .qty) | add' $sCmdOutput = _jqExec($sJson, $sFilter) ConsoleWrite("Calculate the sum of all of the objects' price * qty" & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Input : " & $sJson & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Filter : " & $sFilter & @CRLF) ConsoleWrite("Output : " & $sCmdOutput & @CRLF)
      The examples above, and the ones in the example files, merely scratch the surface of what jq can do.  It may look intimidating at first but it really isn't that bad once you start playing with it.
      If you have any questions regarding the UDF, or how to perform a certain task using jq, I'll try my best to answer them.  Since jq has been around for a while now, there's also several jq-related questions and answers on StackOverflow.
      If you work with JSON, I hope you find this UDF useful as I do.
    • By argumentum
      #include <SQLite.au3> ;-- When SQLite is compiled with the JSON1 extensions it provides builtin tools ;-- for manipulating JSON data stored in the database. ;-- This is a gist showing SQLite return query as a JSON object. ;-- https://www.sqlite.org/json1.html Example() Func Example() _SQLite_Startup() ; "<your path>\sqlite3.dll", False, 1) ; https://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/docs/libfunctions/_SQLite_Startup.htm _SQLite_Open() ; ...if you can not run this due to errors, get the latest DLL from https://www.sqlite.org/ If _SQLite_Exec(-1, "CREATE TABLE users (id INTEGER PRIMARY KEY NOT NULL, full_name TEXT NOT NULL, email TEXT NOT NULL, created DATE NOT NULL );") Then Return 4 If _SQLite_Exec(-1, 'INSERT INTO users VALUES ' & _ '(1, "Bob McFett", "bmcfett@hunters.com", "32-01-01"),' & _ '(2, "Angus O''Vader","angus.o@destroyers.com", "02-03-04"),' & _ '(3, "Imperator Colin", "c@c.c", "01-01-01");') Then Return 5 ; -- Get query data as a JSON object using the ; -- json_group_object() [1] and json_object() [2] functions. _SQLite_GetTable2d_ArrayToConsole("SELECT" & _ " json_group_object(" & _ " email," & _ " json_object('full_name', full_name, 'created', created)" & _ " ) AS json_result" & _ " FROM (SELECT * FROM users WHERE created > ""02-01-01"");") ; {"bmcfett@hunters.com":{"full_name":"Bob McFett","created":"32-01-01"},"angus.o@destroyers.com":{"full_name":"Angus O'Vader","created":"02-03-04"}} ; -- Get query data as a JSON object using the ; -- json_group_array() function to maintain order. _SQLite_GetTable2d_ArrayToConsole("SELECT" & _ " json_group_array(" & _ " json_object('full_name', full_name, 'created', created)" & _ " ) AS my_json_result_OrAnythingReally" & _ " FROM (SELECT * FROM users ORDER BY created);") ; [{"full_name":"Imperator Colin","created":"01-01-01"},{"full_name":"Angus O'Vader","created":"02-03-04"},{"full_name":"Bob McFett","created":"32-01-01"}] ;-- Links ;-- [1] https://www.sqlite.org/json1.html#jgroupobject ;-- [2] https://www.sqlite.org/json1.html#jobj ; example found at https://gist.github.com/akehrer/481a38477dd0518ec0086ac66e38e0e2 EndFunc ;==>Example Func _SQLite_GetTable2d_ArrayToConsole($sSQL, $hDB = -1) Local $aResult, $iRows, $iColumns If _SQLite_GetTable2d($hDB, $sSQL, $aResult, $iRows, $iColumns) Then ConsoleWrite("! SQLite Error: " & _SQLite_ErrCode($hDB) & @CRLF & "! " & _SQLite_ErrMsg($hDB) & @CRLF) Else _SQLite_Display2DResult($aResult) EndIf ConsoleWrite(@CRLF) EndFunc ;==>_SQLite_GetTable2d_ArrayToConsole Based on this example, you can build your own query. 
      The code has all the explanations.
      Enjoy  
    • By matwachich
      Hi AutoIters!
      Here is my new UDF about GUIs: it's an enhanced mixture of Advanced InputBox (deprecated) and KODA Parser (deprecated), with additional functions.
      What you can do with it:
      Parse KODA files and directly create GUIs (_GUIUtils_CreateFromKODA) Parse a simple JSON form definition to simply create advanced InputBoxes with any amount/type of input controls (_GUIUtils_CreateFromJSON) Created GUIs are returned as Scripting.Dictionary objects, and you have helper functions to access GUIs controls by their names (_GUIUtils_HWnd, _GUIUtils_CtrlID, _GUIUtils_HCtrl ...) A function that can make a GUI created from KODA/JSON (defined by it's $oForm object) and make it a modal InputDialogBox (just like InputBox, but returns all entered data as Scripting.Dictionary object) Functions are documented, and there are some examples.
      Consider this UDF as beta, but since I'm currently using it in a small commercial project, it should become production ready in near future.
      To always get the latest code version, get it from Github (more up to date than this topic).
      Update 04/02/2020:
      New simple application example Fixed focused control handling in _GUIUtils_InputDialog Reset input values before returning from _GUIUtils_InputDialog Fixed CloseOnEsc in _GUIUtils_InputDialog Fixed Input not reset Fixed all ListBox items are selected Project now on GitHub https://github.com/matwachich/autoit-guiutils/
      Update 05/02/2020:
      Support for nodate for Date and Time input controls (pass null value) New handling of focused control _GUIUtils_InputDialog: Now, you can specify the focused control in $oInitialData by setting "controlName:focus" = True Updated documentation of _GUIUtils_InputDialog Update 07/02/2020:
      Bug corrected when setting Data input control Added: abillity to read a single input control New functions (_GUIUtils_GetInputs, _GUIUtils_WriteInputs), documentation completion. Readme file and screenshots on Github Page  
      GUIUtils.zip
    • By Roy_
      Ciao,
      This example reproduces the problem I encounter when sending a post request to an echo server.
      Instead of being sent as text utf8, the data is transmitted base64 encoded.
      Example:
      - json String: '{"firstName":"Jonathan","lastName":"Freeman","loginCount":4,"active": "yes","text":"Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Morbi vel volutpat nunc. Maecenas id tempus mi. Morbi ipsum enim, ultricies ac augue sit amet, ullamcorper finibus ex. Vestibulum vel posuere nibh, nec faucibus eros. Nam malesuada non lacus a suscipit. Nulla rhoncus tempus mi quis placerat. Curabitur commodo tincidunt justo quis sollicitudin."}'
      - server response: "data:application/octet-stream;base64,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"
       
      How can I go about transmitting data in text format utf8?
      Thanks in advance for the help.
      In the zip file:
      - CurlJsonPost.au3: this script
      - Curl.au3: UDF by Ward (thank you!)
      - data.json: json srting for command line test
       
      Note: using Curl.exe with json string saved in a file (utf8 encoded) named data.json, works perfectly
      To try with the command line tool:
      - save data.json in curl\bin directory
      - open cmd.exe and cd to curl\bin directory
      - Enter the following command:
      curl -H "Content-Type: application/json" --data @data.json https://httpbin.org/post
       
      #Include "Curl.au3" Global $_cURL_OutputBuffer Local $sJson = '{"firstName":"Jonathan","lastName":"Freeman","loginCount":4,"active": "yes","text":"Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Morbi vel volutpat nunc. Maecenas id tempus mi. Morbi ipsum enim, ultricies ac augue sit amet, ullamcorper finibus ex. Vestibulum vel posuere nibh, nec faucibus eros. Nam malesuada non lacus a suscipit. Nulla rhoncus tempus mi quis placerat. Curabitur commodo tincidunt justo quis sollicitudin."}' Local $iRetCode, $sServerResponse ConsoleWrite("=== Json post test ===" & @LF) ConsoleWrite(StringFormat("Retcode: %s - %s", $iRetCode, Curl_Easy_strerror($iRetCode)) & @LF) ConsoleWrite("Data returned from server" & @LF & @LF) $sServerResponse = JsonPost_Test($sJson, $iRetCode) ConsoleWrite($sServerResponse & @LF) Func JsonPost_Test($sJson, ByRef $iRetCode) ; Init Easy Curl Interface e set url (echo service) Local $oCurl = Curl_Easy_Init() curl_easy_setopt($oCurl, $CURLOPT_URL, "https://httpbin.org/post") ; Set content type header Local $headers = curl_slist_append(0, "Content-Type: application/json") curl_easy_setopt($oCurl, $CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, $headers) ; Post fields & size curl_easy_setopt($oCurl, $CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $sJson) curl_easy_setopt($oCurl, $CURLOPT_POSTFIELDSIZE, StringLen($sJson)) ; Set callbac function to get server response back (see global var $_cURL_OutputBuffer) $hWriteFunc = DllCallbackRegister("WriteFunc_CallBack", "uint:cdecl", "ptr;uint;uint;ptr") curl_easy_setopt($oCurl, $CURLOPT_WRITEFUNCTION, DllCallbackGetPtr($hWriteFunc)) ; Ignore ssl certificates check curl_easy_setopt($oCurl, $CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, 0) curl_easy_setopt($oCurl, $CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST, 0) ; Execute the post request $iRetCode = curl_easy_perform($oCurl) ; Set return trasfer & clear output buffer global var Local $sReturnTransfer = $_cURL_OutputBuffer $_cURL_OutputBuffer = "" Return SetError(0, 0, $sReturnTransfer) EndFunc Func WriteFunc_CallBack($ptr,$nSize,$nMemb,$pStream) Local $vData = DllStructCreate ("byte[" & $nSize*$nMemb & "]",$ptr) $_cURL_OutputBuffer &= BinaryToString(DllStructGetData($vData,1)) Return $nSize*$nMemb EndFunc  
      curlJsonPost.zip
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