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

GRAYSON D SMITH
GRAYSON D SMITH
1,547 Points

Parsing "second level" JSON

How can keys from the JSON's "second level" be accessed?

For example, to access "author" in this JSON file I need to go 2 levels deep.

http://mumora.com/api/get_recent_posts/

2 Answers

Patrick Serrano
Patrick Serrano
13,834 Points

If you haven't already take a look at the Build a Photo Browsers iPhone App course. It uses the Instagram API, and will show you how to do that.

If I'm remembering correctly, you'll want to store the JSON in a dictionary and then you would access nested levels like so:

nameOfDictionary[@"level1 key"][@"level2 key"]

GRAYSON D SMITH
GRAYSON D SMITH
1,547 Points

Thanks Patrick, that worked. I'll check out that project once I'm done with this one. On a roll :)