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Parse Json string

Parse Json string

Parse Json string

I get the following output from an API call:

$json = file_get_contents($service_url);
the var_dump of $json gives me:

string(308) " [{"Transaction_ID":2805579},{"Transaction_ID":2777876},{"Transaction_ID":2808406}]"

However, var_dump(json_decode($json)) returns a null.

What am I doing wrong?

RE: Parse Json string

Apparently nothing is wrong. However without seeing the code in context its hard to say.

Clearly something is happening between the file_get_contents call and the json_decode call.

So what happens between them?

Heck you could call json_decode on the string you posted and it works fine.

So clearly there's something else going on in the code.

Phil AKA Vacunita
Ignorance is not necessarily Bliss, case in point:
Unknown has caused an Unknown Error on Unknown and must be shutdown to prevent damage to Unknown.

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RE: Parse Json string


Given the posted JSON string is clearly not 308 characters long as var_dump() claimed, it probably not has much to do with the actual error.

What are the json_last_error() and json_last_error_msg() functions saying after the decoding fails ?


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