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divergentor's avatar
Occasional Contributor
8 years ago

How to parse JSON in javascript

Hello, community.   I couldn't find a way to parse JSON in javascript. Could anybody help me? I casual JS I can use JSON.parse. But it is invalid case for SOAPUI.   I know  that for grove it's a...
  • HKosova's avatar
    8 years ago

    SoapUI 5.3 uses an older version of the Rhino engine (1.7R2) that does not support JSON.parse(), but there are a couple of workarounds.


    Option 1: use eval()

    var str = '{"foo": "bar"}';
    var obj = eval('(' + str + ')');;


    Option 2: Update Rhino engine and use JSON.parse()

    1. Download the latest version of Rhino from here:
    2. In the <SoapUI>\lib folder, replace js-1.7R2.jar with js-<ver>.jar from the downloaded archive.
    3. Restart SoapUI.

    Now you can use JSON.parse():

    var str = '{"foo": "bar"}';
    var obj = JSON.parse(str);;