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LIBJSON: Stata module to provide Mata class library for obtaining and parsing JSON strings into object trees

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  • Erik Lindsley

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    Abstract

    The libjson class (library) is designed to be called from the Mata environment to perform tasks related to obtaining a JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) formatted response from the file or website URL (via a REST API). Most users will want to write an ado file that employs the libjson object to do all the heavy lifting, with the final tailoring of the output to be handled by the ado file.

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    File URL: http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/l/libjson.sthlp
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    File URL: http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/l/libjson.mlib
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    File URL: http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/l/libjson_source.mata
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    Bibliographic Info

    Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S457406.

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    Programming language: Stata
    Requires: Stata version 11
    Date of creation: 07 Feb 2012
    Date of revision: 20 Feb 2012
    Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457406

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    Keywords: Mata; JSON; JavaScript; object trees;

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