How to Validate a JSON File in Python

JSON validation is your first step toward a headache-free future. I will be giving you a demonstration of how to pull this off in a way that’s going to feel like shooting fish in a barrel.

Let’s install the client first.

pip install cloudmersive-convert-api-client

To call validate_document_json_validation, we will be using an API instance, which we will create using a key.

from __future__ import print_functionimport timeimport cloudmersive_convert_api_clientfrom cloudmersive_convert_api_client.rest import ApiExceptionfrom pprint import pprint# Configure API key authorization: Apikeyconfiguration = cloudmersive_convert_api_client.Configuration()configuration.api_key['Apikey'] = 'YOUR_API_KEY'# Uncomment below to setup prefix (e.g. Bearer) for API key, if needed# configuration.api_key_prefix['Apikey'] = 'Bearer'# create an instance of the API classapi_instance = cloudmersive_convert_api_client.ValidateDocumentApi(cloudmersive_convert_api_client.ApiClient(configuration))input_file = '/path/to/file' # file | Input file to perform the operation on.try:# Validate a JSON fileapi_response = api_instance.validate_document_json_validation(input_file)pprint(api_response)except ApiException as e:print("Exception when calling ValidateDocumentApi->validate_document_json_validation: %s\n" % e)

Finally, provide your file path and you are good to go. In this same library, you will also find additional document and archive validation functions. For more, you can also look into the validation API, which extends this to cover names, mailing and email addresses, vat numbers, and more.

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