Working with the JSON library in Python

JSON is a format that is used to send, receive and store data from systems in a network. It is referred to as “light-weight” in comparison to larger formats, such as HTML or XML. There are formatting techniques in Python that can be used to convert JSON to Python objects and vice versa. Python is built with a standard library of helpful modules and the JSON module is one of them. Once we import it using the following code, we have full use of its functionalities.