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JSON is described as '(JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight data-interchange format. It is easy for humans to read and write. It is easy for machines to parse and generate. It is based on a subset of the JavaScript Programming Language, Standard ECMA-262 3rd Edition - December 1999' and is an app in the development category. There are five alternatives to JSON for Mac, Windows, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is TOML, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like JSON are YAML, XML, Solidity and Eno.

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JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight data-interchange format. It is easy for humans to read and write. It is...

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    TOML

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    6 alternatives to TOML 

    TOML aims to be a minimal configuration file format that's easy to read due to obvious semantics. TOML is designed to map unambiguously to a hash table. TOML should be easy to parse into data structures in a wide variety of languages.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownTOML supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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      YAML

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      YAML: YAML Ain't Markup Language

      What It Is: YAML is a human friendly data serialization standard for all programming languages.

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      1.  Support for MarkDownYAML supports MarkDown for document formatting.


      • XML

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        Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format which is both human-readable and machine-readable.

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        1.  Support for MarkDownXML supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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          Solidity

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          Solidity is an object-oriented, high-level language for implementing smart contracts. Smart contracts are programs which govern the behaviour of accounts within the Ethereum state.

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          Solidity is a language, not a notation, and they serve completely different purposes.

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          Solidity is not an object notation language

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          Eno

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          The eno notation language is a plain-text data format designed for file-based content. The language itself is very simple but expressive enough to be able to handle massive databases, while libraries are available across multiple languages including JavaScript, Python, Ruby and...

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