Oboe.js is an open source Javascript library for loading JSON using streaming, combining the convenience of DOM with the speed and fluidity of SAX.

It can parse any JSON as a stream, is small enough to be a micro-library, doesn’t have dependencies, and doesn’t care which other libraries you need it to speak to.

We can load trees larger than the available memory. Or we can instantiate a classical OOP models from JSON, or completely transform your JSON while it is being read.

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Other tools

  • For writing JSON streams from a Java server to an Oboe.js front-end try GSON
  • If you need an even more lightweight JSON stream library and don’t mind writing rather more code, try Clarinet (In fact, Oboe is built on Clarinet)

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