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iOS Build a Blog Reader iPhone App Getting Data from the Web Downloading and Parsing JSON Data

Christopher Shepherd
Christopher Shepherd
3,510 Points

How to parse this string of JSON, since it has extra text at the beginning

I'm using this video to learn how to create a virtual stock trading app. When I call the JSON from this yahoo url it starts with

"YAHOO.Finance.SymbolSuggest.ssCallback(" and ends with a ")"

I'm actually using swift to code the app but knowing how to do it in objective-c would be great too.

here's the url:


1 Answer

this is JSONP result (notice the P). Look up how to handle JSONP data.