It is written in a pure Python code with no dependencies, with some C extension for a serious speed boost.
Simplejson is the externally maintained development version of the json library included with Python 2.6 and Python 3.0, but maintains backwards compatibility with Python 2.5.
The encoder may be subclassed to provide serialization in any kind of situation, without any special support by the objects to be serialized (somewhat like pickle).
The decoder can handle incoming JSON strings of any specified encoding (UTF-8 by default).
· Python 2.5 or higher
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Updated documentation to reflect separators behavior when indent is not 'None'.