Programming Tips - Alternatives to JSON

Date: 2020mar22 Q. Alternatives to JSON A. JSON is really unfriendly for human editing - Overly verbose (eg you need to quote variable names - "name":"Dave") - Only doublequotes, no single quotes (which makes quoting text with double quotes messy) - No comments - Trailing commas are strictly forbidden If you are making a file that will be seen or editing by humans consider something better. Relaxed JSON (RJSON) TOML JSON5 JSONNET YAML (Not so great because whitespace is significant) Markdown (But most for documents)