JSON Editor Plugin

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Christian R.'s picture

Every time I type JSON it freezes the complete editor for ~10 seconds (or never returns from freezing state). Maybe stuck with validation?! I had to uninstall it :(

Martin Steiger's picture

Thanks for your feedback. We need some info to reproduce the issue. What version of eclipse/JSON Editor are you using? What file did you edit?

Roland Illig's picture

In this JSON Editor Plugin, the following things are not good:

* Pressing Ctrl+Shift+F doesn’t format the JSON data
* Editing text is very slow, even for JSON data that is only 23kB in size
* The outline view shows “Error” when the JSON is well-formed

Martin Steiger's picture

Thank you for your feedback. All three issues should be fixed with 1.0.0.final - cheers!

Amit Kumar's picture

In STS i create a file name test.json but when i am trying to save it raising exception like "Save Failed
java.lang.NullPointerException". what i supposed to do??

Alex Alonso's picture

I'm using it on Eclipse Standard Keppler R2.
No matter what content I try to validate, it spams an OK message.
Does it happens only to me?

Sabine Heider's picture

Same problem here on Eclipse Luna SR1: The validation always issues an OK message, no matter how many errors there are in the JSON file. The formatter is also not usable.
I uninstalled the plugin...

suhas valanjoo's picture

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 (Kernel 3.5.44) Unfortunately, this plug in starts acting up and does not allow the json file to be saved with a NullPointerException (no further info provided by Eclipse). It hampered my delivery efforts.

Be very careful, if you are using Ubuntu. I was able to isolate the problem as it was only json files that were showing "dirty flag" with an asterisk where it shows the file name in a tab above.

anabell chan's picture

I'm using Win 8.1.

Patrick Haugen's picture

8.1 is fine with the correct plugin to enable this.

Paul Verest's picture

Your Eclipse needs to have MPC marketplace client for that.

Yel Cav's picture

Full message:
Unable to open external editor D:\eclipse\plugins\jsonedit-core_0.9.6.jar

Using Version: Kepler Release Build id: 20130614-0229 on Windows 7 64 bit

Lawrence Jackson's picture

Was worried about trying the plugin given the earlier feedback.

However, after installing it, it works and didn't give any issues.

Good Job

Missing name Mising name's picture

Flags scientific notation as error.

Boothen Technology's picture

This issue should be fixed in the current release.

Missing name Mising name's picture

In my system, with

Win XP SP3

Java JDK 1.6

Eclipse Helios 3.6

the JSON editor plugin 0.9.4 led to instability that crashed Eclipse often. I wasn't easily able to diagnose it, but this has been a less stable version of Eclipse all around than my last one.

Missing name Mising name's picture

This plugin is completey flawed!
I tried it on Eclipse 3.4.2 and after a few seconds eclipse's windows went white, all the menus disappeared and I couldn't even close it down.
Don't use it!