Convert YAML to JSON

Convert YAML to JSON

Why convert YAML to JSON?

  • JSON is Naturally supported in many languages such as Node.js, PHP and more.
  • Popular for commnication between services with HTTP. A good example is REST APIs.
  • JSON is also conmonly used for configuration files, API definition (e.g: Swagger)
  • JSON is easier to read than complex YAML. The richness of the YAML language can also be it downfall.
  • JSON has lower entry level that YAML. This means JSON is simpler to learn than YAML.
  • In YAML spaces and correct indendation are important, hence awareness of space and indentation can be a burden. In JSON No need to worry about spacing.