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Hi,

I am struggling to parse JSON data. I am calling a webmethod to get JSON data in form of string.
here is the sample.
{
    "data": [
        {
            "act": "8.6",
            "dt": "01-Feb-2004"
        },
        {
            "act": "4.9",
            "dt": "01-Mar-2004"
        },
        {
            "act": "7.3",
            "dt": "01-Apr-2004"
        },
        {
            "act": "6.8",
            "dt": "01-May-2004"
        },
        {
            "act": "8.1",
            "dt": "01-Jun-2004"
        }
    ]
}


This is how I am trying to parse it.
$.ajax({
         type: "POST",
         url: "testJSON.aspx/getHistory",
         data: "{}",
         contentType: "application/json",
         dataType: 'json',
         success: function (data) {
         alert('Into the function');
         var obj = JSON.parse(data);
         }
      });


I found
SyntaxError: JSON.parse: unexpected character
error while debugging in firebug. I have checked my JSON on http://jsonlint.com/[^] and its seems to be fine.

Anyone can point out mistake. I must doing something silly out here. Please give me the solution.
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Reshma Babu 7-Jan-14 1:52am    
This may be due browser issue. JSON.Parse() is supported by IE 8+ versions. You can use json2.js instead.
You can refer:
Parse Json
comred 7-Jan-14 2:01am    
I am using FireFox ver 26.0
Reshma Babu 7-Jan-14 3:34am    
You can try with eval().

var parsedJSON = eval('('+data+')');
Member 10507756 7-Jan-14 2:11am    
Try using data: JSON.stringify(jason object)
comred 7-Jan-14 2:17am    
It will converts Java script data into JSON right. whereas I am having JSON data string. All I need it is JSON object in form of array. And for that I need to parse it i guess.

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