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Convert Java object to/from json using Gson (Library from Google)

In this article I am going to explain how you can use Gson library to convert Java Object to/from Json.



com.google.code.gson
gson
2.8.0
compile



Test Bean class

public class Person{
private long id;
private String name;
private int age;
}
Convert Java Object to Json Service


Person person = new person();
person.setName("John Doe");
person.setAge(21);
Gson gson = new Gson();
String jsonString = gson.toJson(person);
System.out.println(jsonString);
Converting Json to Java Object [Plain Object]


String jsonString = "{id:1, name:'Ravi Sharma'}"
Gson gson = new Gson();
Person person = gson.fromJson(jsonString, Person.class);

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