Due to its simplicity compared to other formats like XML, JSON these days is completly
ruling the marking of remote APIs, like REST.
Let’s have a look at one small problem which occurs quite often:
So you are either a guru or extremly motivated to remember the open braces for your own, otherwise you need
help to read the JSON properly.
One small trick which is pretty useful with the following helper tool:
This comes out of the box with python.
Another cool package is pygmentize, which colorizes the output.
To install use
Then you pip that at the end and you get colored output:
For more sophisticated usecases checkout out [Postman][postman].