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jcson - enhanced json for configuration

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jcson - enhanced json for configuration

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The jcson python module is an enhanced json parser, that supports:

  • path expression sustitutions, a way of referring to other parts of the json/dictionary tree
  • include directive
  • new line and inline comments


Install and update using pip:

pip install -U jcson

A simple example

Sample config file simple.jcson:

    "foo" : {
        "bar": "some value"

    "bar_value": "${}",

    "concatenated": "${} used later"

Pyhton code that reads it:

import json
import jcson

c ='simple.jcson')

print (json.dumps(c, indent=4))


    "foo" : {
        "bar": "some value"

    "bar_value": "some value",

    "concatenated": "some value used later"

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