JSON vs XML
A list of differences between JSON and XML are given below.
|2)||JSON is simple to read and write.||XML is less simple than JSON.|
|3)||JSON is easy to learn.||XML is less easy than JSON.|
|4)||JSON is data-oriented.||XML is document-oriented.|
|5)||JSON doesn't provide display capabilities.||XML provides the capability to display data because it is a markup language.|
|6)||JSON supports array. ||XML doesn't support array.|
|7)||JSON is less secured than XML. ||XML is more secured.|
|8)||JSON files are more human readable than XML. ||XML files are less human readable.|
|9)||JSON supports only text and number data type. ||XML support many data types such as text, number, images, charts, graphs etc. Moreover, XML offeres options for transferring the format or structure of the data with actual data.|
Similarities between JSON and XML
- Both are simple and open.
- Both supports unicode. So internationalization is supported by JSON and XML both.
- Both represents self describing data.
- Both are interoperable or language-independent.