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Json.NET

Querying JSON with SelectToken

 

This sample loads JSON and then queries values from it using SelectToken(String).

Sample
Usage
JObject o = JObject.Parse(@"{
  'Stores': [
    'Lambton Quay',
    'Willis Street'
  ],
  'Manufacturers': [
    {
      'Name': 'Acme Co',
      'Products': [
        {
          'Name': 'Anvil',
          'Price': 50
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      'Name': 'Contoso',
      'Products': [
        {
          'Name': 'Elbow Grease',
          'Price': 99.95
        },
        {
          'Name': 'Headlight Fluid',
          'Price': 4
        }
      ]
    }
  ]
}");

string name = (string)o.SelectToken("Manufacturers[0].Name");

Console.WriteLine(name);
// Acme Co

decimal productPrice = (decimal)o.SelectToken("Manufacturers[0].Products[0].Price");

Console.WriteLine(productPrice);
// 50

string productName = (string)o.SelectToken("Manufacturers[1].Products[0].Name");

Console.WriteLine(productName);
// Elbow Grease