Category: GSON

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Serializing and Deserializing Enums using GSON

By default Gson serializes enums by name in lowercase. If this is not sufficient and you want some other stirng or an integer value, then have a look at the @SerializedName annotation. Gson can...
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Gson Streaming API Mixing With Object Model

In the previous example we talked about the core GSON Streaming API. This example we’ll mix GSON Streaming API together with GSON Object Model. This leaves us with the benefit of not loading the...
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GSON Streaming API Reading and Writing Example

Gson Streaming API is used to process large JSON objects and is available via the JsonReader and JsonWriter classes. This streaming approach is very useful in situations where it is not desirable to load...
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GSON Custom Serialization And Deserialization

GSON Custom serialization and deserialization is often necessary when working with library classes like date and time. Gson allows you to register your own custom serializers and deserializers. The following example will show you...
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GSON Serializing and Deserializing Generic Types

This example shows how to serialize and deserialize a generic class using GSON. Generic type information is lost while serializing because of Java Type Erasure. You can solve this problem by specifying the correct...
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GSON Serialize and Deserialize Collections Example

GSON can serialize and Deserialize collections. In this example we serialize a collection of Integer into JSON representation and using the TypeToken to deserialize the collection of Integers into the arbitrary Java Object. Serialize...
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Serialize and Deserialize Primitives with GSON

GSON can serialize or deserialize any primitive type into JSON representation. Below you can find a list of all primitive types. First you can find how to serialize primitive types into their JSON representation...
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GSON Versioning Support with @Since Annotation

GSON introduced the @Since annotation to support multiple versions of the same object. We can use this annotation on Classes and Fields. In order to enable this feature we need to register a version...