Render JSON Data As A Tree View – json-view

Category: Javascript | October 17, 2023
Author:pgrabovets
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Last Update:October 17, 2023
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Render JSON Data As A Tree View – json-view

Description:

Yet another JSON viewer library that renders your JSON data as a collapsible and expandable tree structure for better readability.

How to use it:

Download and import the json-view’s files into the document.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="/path/to/dist/jsonview.bundle.css" />

The library uses Font Awesome for the collapse/expand icons.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://use.fontawesome.com/releases/v5.2.0/css/all.css" integrity="sha384-hWVjflwFxL6sNzntih27bfxkr27PmbbK/iSvJ+a4+0owXq79v+lsFkW54bOGbiDQ" crossorigin="anonymous">
<script src="/path/to/dist/jsonview.bundle.js"></script>

Create a container to place the JSON viewer.

<div class="root"></div>

Format and render your JSON data in the container.

let data = '{}';
let target = '.root';
jsonView.format(data, target);

API methods.

// expand tree
jsonView.expandChildren(tree);
// collapse tree
jsonView.collapseChildren(tree);
// treverse tree object
jsonView.traverseTree(tree, function(node) {
  console.log(node);
});

Changelog:

10/17/2023

  • v2.7.5: bugfix

10/07/2023

  • v2.7.4: bugfix

07/07/2023

  • v2.7.3: bugfix

07/05/2022

  • v2.7.2: bugfix

01/11/2022

  • v2.7.0

05/26/2020

  • Use scss

05/26/2020

  • Bugfix

05/25/2020

  • Fix false boolean value

05/23/2020

  • Updated

10/09/2019

  • Fix caret directions

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6 thoughts on “Render JSON Data As A Tree View – json-view

  1. jsonView is not defined

    Hi pgrabovets,
    I downloaded the latest code. However I am getting this error.
    jsonView is not defined

    this is the way i am using it:

    jsonView.format(data, ‘.call-output-tree’);

    what is the problem?

    Thank you

    Reply
    1. Steve C

      They seem to have changed it. This worked for me:

      const tree = JsonView.renderJSON(data, document.querySelector(‘.treeClass’));

      Reply
  2. Justyn

    Hi, first of all thank you so much for this neat javascript library. It works wonderfully!

    May I suggest a feature to re-build JSON data if there’s been some edits to it (via traversing the tree?)

    I’m currently trying to implement it myself but if the lib would come preloaded with this feature, may help some in the future 🙂

    Reply
  3. Marlon Yow

    Awesome!
    ive struggle a little cause some comands changed. After all, made me a lot of effort free!
    Thanks a lot!

    script src=json-view-master/dist/jsonview.js
    link rel=stylesheet href=json-view-master/src/jsonview.scss

    const tree = jsonview.create(data);
    jsonview.render(tree, document.querySelector(‘.root’));
    jsonview.expand(tree);

    Reply

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