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21 JSON Binding

This chapter describes the Java API for JSON Binding (JSON-B). JSON is a data exchange format widely used in web services and other connected applications. For a brief overview of JSON, see Introduction to JSON.

The JSR 367 specification provides a standard binding layer (metadata and runtime) between Java classes and JSON documents. The JSON-B reference implementation is Yasson, which is developed through and is included as part of GlassFish Server. You can learn more about Yasson at

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