Module: ActiveSupport::JSON

Defined in:
activesupport/lib/active_support/json/decoding.rb,
activesupport/lib/active_support/json/encoding.rb

Defined Under Namespace

Modules: Encoding

Constant Summary collapse

DATE_REGEX =

matches YAML-formatted dates

/\A\d{4}-\d{2}-\d{2}\z/
DATETIME_REGEX =
/\A(?:\d{4}-\d{2}-\d{2}|\d{4}-\d{1,2}-\d{1,2}[T \t]+\d{1,2}:\d{2}:\d{2}(\.[0-9]*)?(([ \t]*)Z|[-+]\d{2}?(:\d{2})?)?)\z/

Class Method Summary collapse

Class Method Details

.decode(json) ⇒ Object Also known as: load

Parses a JSON string (JavaScript Object Notation) into a hash. See www.json.org for more info.

ActiveSupport::JSON.decode("{\"team\":\"rails\",\"players\":\"36\"}")
=> {"team" => "rails", "players" => "36"}

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# File 'activesupport/lib/active_support/json/decoding.rb', line 22

def decode(json)
  data = ::JSON.parse(json, quirks_mode: true)

  if ActiveSupport.parse_json_times
    convert_dates_from(data)
  else
    data
  end
end

.encode(value, options = nil) ⇒ Object Also known as: dump


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# File 'activesupport/lib/active_support/json/encoding.rb', line 22

def encode(value, options = nil)
  Encoding.json_encoder.new(options).encode(value)
end

.parse_errorObject

Returns the class of the error that will be raised when there is an error in decoding JSON. Using this method means you won't directly depend on the ActiveSupport's JSON implementation, in case it changes in the future.

begin
  obj = ActiveSupport::JSON.decode(some_string)
rescue ActiveSupport::JSON.parse_error
  Rails.logger.warn("Attempted to decode invalid JSON: #{some_string}")
end

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# File 'activesupport/lib/active_support/json/decoding.rb', line 43

def parse_error
  ::JSON::ParserError
end