JSONView Version History

9 versions

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Version 0.9 30.6 kB Works with Firefox 21.0 and later

* JSON parsing errors now include details and highlight the line/column of the error.
* Expanding and collapsing with arrow keys now does not collapse the top-level object/array.
* Object keys that are not valid JS identifiers are now displayed with quotes around them.
* Dragging a .json file onto Firefox should syntax-highlight it correctly, again.
* Navigating in Firefox with keyboard shortcuts will no longer trigger expanding/collapsing JSON.
* Updated compatibility to state that JSONView is now only compatible with Firefox 21+. This was true of 0.8 as well but was not documented correctly. It is possible to install JSONView 0.7 on older Firefox.

Version 0.8 29.9 kB Works with Firefox 21.0 and later

* Rewritten as a restartless addon using the Addon SDK thanks to Quoc-Viet Nguyen.
* file:// links are recognized as URLs thanks to Marcin Wojnarski.
* Firefox < 4.0 compatibility has been dropped.
* More-efficient array/object collapsing, switch to arrows from +/-.
* HTML-encode links.
* Fix empty arrays being displayed as objects thanks to Quoc-Viet Nguyen.
* Keyboard shortcuts to collapse all or expand all using the left and right arrow keys thanks to Harshit Rohatgi.
* Path tooltips on object keys thanks to Adrian Vogelsgesang.
* Escaping of quotes in generated HTML thanks to Adrian Vogelsgesang.

Version 0.7 25.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later

Compatible with Firefox 8 and 9.

Version 0.6 25.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later

* Several new and updated localizations.
* Copying the formatted JSON and then pasting it now pastes valid JSON.
* Preserve formatting for JSON error responses.
* When disabling or uninstalling JSONView, make sure to remove the HTTP Accept header customization.
* Better escaping of potentially display-breaking Unicode characters in strings, and some other tweaks. Extracted from a patch by Johan Sundström.
* Some services are now loaded lazily in hopes of decreasing any effect JSONView might have on Firefox startup time.
* Unicode NUL character is now escaped when showing the body of an unparseable string.

Version 0.5 19.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later

* JSONView should accept non-object/array values as valid documents per ES5 spec
* Whitespace will no longer be collapsed
* Firefox 4 Beta compatibility

Version 0.4 19.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a1pre

* Preference dialog with an option to send "application/json" in the HTTP Accept header.
* Fixed a bug where values that were 0 or false would not show up.
* Fixed a bug where documents would sometimes show up as invalid when Firebug was enabled
* Bumped compatibility for 3.7a1pre

Version 0.3 14.3 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.5.*

* Detects and displays JSONP, including display of the callback. Only looks for JSONP in "application/json" responses so far, but more are on the roadmap.
* Doesn't show empty arrays and objects as collapsible, and displays them on one line.
* Fixed an error reading large files.

Version 0.2 13.3 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.5.*

* .json files can be opened in JSONView from the local machine.
* Added Bulgarian, German, Hungarian, and (partial) Turkish translations. Thanks to Стоян Димитров, Archaeopteryx, Team erweiterungen.de, MIKES KASZMÁN István and Ersen Yolda from BabelZilla.org.
* Compatible with FF 3.5.*

Version 0.1 11.3 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.1b3

* String values which contain only a URL are displayed as a clickable link. Props to stig.murberg for the patch.
* Added Catalan, Spanish, Japanese, Portugese (Brazil), Russian, and Simplified Chinese translations. Thanks to Fani Kozolchyk, and Xavi Ivars - Softcatalà, hoolooday, drry, Marcelo Ghelman (ghelman.net), Пирятинский Виталий, and urko from BabelZilla.org.