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Json.NET 3.5 Release 7

Rating:        Based on 10 ratings
Reviewed:  8 reviews
Downloads: 23165
Change Set: 49686
Released: Apr 16, 2010
Updated: Apr 20, 2010 by JamesNK
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Release Notes

  • New feature - Improved BSON performance
  • New feature - Added WriteOid and WriteRegex to BsonWriter
  • New feature - Added support for ShouldSerialize conditional methods
  • New feature - Added TypeNameHandling to JsonProperty attribute. Allows a type names to be included on an individual property basis
  • New feature - Support for reading octal and hexadecimal numbers from JSON
  • New feature - Added support for enum values to LINQ to JSON
  • New feature - Added TypeNameAssemblyFormat property to JsonSerializer
  • New feature - Added DateTimeConverterBase
  • New feature - Added JsonPrimitiveContract and JsonLinqContract
  • New feature - Added CreateMemberValueProvider method to DefaultContractResolver
  • New feature - INotifyCollectionChanged implemented on JContainer in Silverlight
  • New feature - Included BSON in .NET 2.0, Silverlight and Compact Framework builds
  • New feature - Added ReadRootValueAsArray, DateTimeKindHandling properties to BsonReader
  • New feature - ISerializable support
  • New feature - Added GetSchema, CanRead, CanWrite to JsonConverter
  • New feature - LINQ to XML support added to XmlNodeConverter
  • New feature - SerializeXNode, DeserializeXNode methods added to JsonConvert
  • New feature - Added support for sharing a static cache for contract resolvers inheriting from DefaultControlResolver
  • New feature - Added support for switching between dynamic and late bound reflection for medium trust environments
  • New feature - Support for using implicit/explicit casts when converting a JSON property name to a dictionary value
  • Change – JsonConverter.ReadJson method is now passed the existing value of the property it is converting
  • Change - Built in JsonConverters are resolved once when the contract is created rather than runtime
  • Change - JsonRaw removed and replaced with JRaw
  • Change - Type is now always written as AssemblyQualifiedName
  • Change - Dictionary key serialization falls back to ToString for keys
  • Change - Schema generator now uses JsonContracts to determine schema information
  • Change - Removed the "-" prefix when serializing a JSON constructor - prefix not compatible with XML naming standard
  • Change - When converting JSON to XML using XmlNodeConverter, changed special JSON properties ($id, $ref, $type) to be attributes rather than child elements
  • Fix - Fix dynamic code generation IL verification issues in .NET 4
  • Fix - Fix error when deserializing nullable array
  • Fix - Escape JSON property text
  • Fix - Silverlight serialization security error
  • Fix - Private base members marked with JsonProperty attribute now correctly serialized
  • Fix - Error message when attempting to deserialize custom dictionary with no default constructor
  • Fix - Correctly deserialize empty BSON objects
  • Fix - When a class has a metadata class defined, fall back the original class from the metadata class when attribute not found
  • Fix - Deserialize HashSet<T> without error
  • Fix - Correctly skip ignored JSON properties when deserializing via a non-default constructor
  • Fix - Schema with no properties now correctly validates
  • Fix - Dictionary and array schemas now marked as nullable
  • Fix - Serialize generic dictionary that doesn't implement IDictionary correctly
  • Fix - CustomCreationConverter no longer errors when writing JSON
  • Fix - JsonProperty.Readable and Writable not being correctly set for .NET properties with modified getter/setter visibility
  • Fix - Fix error caused by private properties on a base class when reflecting a type
  • Fix - Correct property CanRead and CanWrite coming back as false when a base class property has a private getter/setter visibility
  • Fix - Fix reading BSON multi byte UTF8 characters
  • Fix - CustomCreationConverter to return null when converting a null JSON value
  • Fix - Fix for possible errors caused by mutable GetHashCode implementations and reference tracking
  • Fix - Fix JTokenReader.ReadAsBytes to read strings as base64 data

Reviews for this release

Totally awesome!!
by LozzaDude on Feb 24, 2011 at 1:40 PM
A close to perfection JSON libary for .Net.
by blueling on Aug 6, 2010 at 11:10 PM
Brilliant project, especially used within Silverlight client to pass serialized object states through wcf service to server side.
by terrorix on Jul 12, 2010 at 3:02 PM
great project, very easy to use, straight design, helped to speed up the SharpBox project! Thanks!
by dei79 on Jun 21, 2010 at 11:32 PM
Very simple to implement, very well structured design
by progresivo on May 20, 2010 at 4:20 PM
Excellent. Very easy to get up and running with LINQ to JSON queries.
by markheath on May 11, 2010 at 10:28 AM
From what I've seen, this rocks
by neo302 on May 1, 2010 at 12:31 AM
Yes it's free, but if it produces unhelpful errors then it's pretty pointless. Thanks for trying though.
by mattwhitby on Apr 19, 2010 at 6:30 PM