The "json-parse-validator" extension is meant to be used as the supplement to the in-built JSON language support in VS Code. It has been built to cover situations where in-built JSON linter reports a JSON document to be valid, but that same document is rejected by the
The extension will find and highlight invalid characters within a JSON document and provide actions to either:
Validation errors appear within the standard PROBLEMS window:
This extension has no settings in v1.1.1.
Initial release of the extension:
Why did this extension get created?
I've personally found at times that VS Code shows no syntax errors or validation issues for the JSON document that I am working on, but when the JSON document is used in the target application, it cannot be read. This is often caused by bad character encoding of whitespace characters introduced by cut/paste from outside applications, that are not picked up by the in-built validator.
Most of the time, it's a call to
Therefore, this extension was built in order to detect