LC 8 and JSON

Peter TB Brett peter.brett at
Fri Nov 13 14:31:31 EST 2015

On 13/11/2015 19:28, Devin Asay wrote:
> Anyone used the JSON library with the latest LC 8 RC’s? I’m trying to do some simple testing and getting an error every time.
> I have a stack with a button and a field. The button script is this:
> on mouseUp
>    answer file "Choose a JSON file:" as sheet
>    if it is empty then exit to top
>    put it into tJsonTxt
>    put url ("file:" & tJsonTxt) into fld "rawJSON"
>    put JsonImport(tJsonTxt) into tLCtext
>    put tLCText is an array # do a  simple check to see what kind of data’s returned
> end mouseUp
> It always errors at put JsonImport: “execution error at line 6 (extension: error occurred with domain) near “runtime”, char 9”.
> The JSON file is a simple example from .
> Do I just fundamentally not get how to use libraries in LC 8? I want to make sure I’m not doing something stupid before I start filing bug reports.

Don't worry, you're not doing anything wrong as far as I can tell.

Exactly which of the examples are you trying to import?



Dr Peter Brett <peter.brett at>
LiveCode Open Source Team

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