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I have tried to get specific value from json data but getting null or exception

The below is my json data

{
  "Name": "Kumar",
  "policyName": "Lic",
  "targetResource": "3Months",
  "attributes": {
    "MajorIssue": {
      "attributeId": 1,
      "attributeKey": "check",
      "attributeValue": "7776000000"
    }
  },
  "enabled": true
}


need to get this value from the above json data
"attributeValue": "7776000000"


What I have tried:

The below is my code that i have tried to fetch the specific value

dynamic Result = JsonConvert.DeserializeObject(jsonResultFromAPI);


foreach (var item in Result )
{

    retentionPeriod = item.attributes.attributeValue;//API Value;

}
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Updated 31-Oct-21 17:39pm

I suggest to create models to present your JSON data:
public class MajorIssue
{
    public int attributeId { get; set; }
    public string attributeKey { get; set; }
    public string attributeValue { get; set; }
}

public class Attributes
{
    public MajorIssue MajorIssue { get; set; }
}

public class RootObject
{
    public string Name { get; set; }
    public string policyName { get; set; }
    public string targetResource { get; set; }
    public Attributes attributes { get; set; }
    public bool enabled { get; set; }
}

so you can deserialize objects easily:
dynamic Result = JsonConvert.DeserializeObject<RootObject>(jsonResultFromAPI);

var value = Result.Attributes.MajorIssue.attributeValue;
 
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DGKumar 27-Apr-18 17:22pm     CRLF
Hi Majdi, With out taking class can we get that specific value from API response which is in json format
Majdi Saibi 27-Apr-18 17:25pm     CRLF
Yes, you can. Without looping through the result object.
var value = Result.attributes.attributeValue;
DGKumar 28-Apr-18 2:56am     CRLF
I have a property in json with - symbol like "ren-es-value" due to that i am not able to get value getting exception. Result.attributes-List.attributeValue; I have replace that value without - symbol. Now it is working thankyou
Majdi Saibi 28-Apr-18 13:21pm    
Awesome! If my answer helped you please mark it as Answer.
Try this plz:
var innerObj = Result.GetType().GetProperty("attributes");
return innerObj.GetType().GetProperty("attributeValue").GetValue(innerObj).ToString();
 
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