JSONCodec

Inheritance diagram of JSONCodec
class JSONCodec[source]

Bases: taurus.core.util.codecs.Codec

A codec able to encode/decode to/from json format. It uses the json module.

Example:

>>> from taurus.core.util.codecs import CodecFactory

>>> cf = CodecFactory()
>>> codec = cf.getCodec('json')
>>>
>>> # first encode something
>>> data = { 'hello' : 'world', 'goodbye' : 1000 }
>>> format, encoded_data = codec.encode(("", data))
>>> print encoded_data
'{"hello": "world", "goodbye": 1000}'
>>>
>>> # now decode it
>>> format, decoded_data = codec.decode((format, encoded_data))
>>> print decoded_data
{'hello': 'world', 'goodbye': 1000}
decode(data, *args, **kwargs)[source]

decodes the given data from a json string.

Parameters:data (sequence[str, obj]) – a sequence of two elements where the first item is the encoding format of the second item object
Return type:sequence[str, obj]
Returns:a sequence of two elements where the first item is the encoding format of the second item object
encode(data, *args, **kwargs)[source]

encodes the given data to a json string. The given data must be a python object that json is able to convert.

Parameters:data (sequence[str, obj]) – a sequence of two elements where the first item is the encoding format of the second item object
Return type:sequence[str, obj]
Returns:a sequence of two elements where the first item is the encoding format of the second item object