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curl 7.82.0 Adds --json Option

Published: 2022-04-02
Last Updated: 2022-04-02 07:59:31 UTC
by Didier Stevens (Version: 1)
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Curl's version 7.82.0, released early March 2022, has a new option to deal with JSON data: --json.

It's actually a combination of the following options:

--data
--header "Content-Type: application/json"
--header "Accept: application/json"

 

Notice that curl does not check if the provided data is a valid JSON expression:

More JSON features may be added to curl in the future, but that debate is still ongoing.

 

Didier Stevens
Senior handler
Microsoft MVP
blog.DidierStevens.com

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