parse-json-pretty

Parse JSON with more helpful errors

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Parse JSON with more helpful errors

Install

$ npm install --save parse-json

Usage

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


JSON.parse(json);
/*
: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