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JSON, asJSON for Structures

This example demonstrates asJSON for a structure.

Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54

Source Code

    DATA: BEGIN OF struct,
            i         TYPE i            VALUE -123,
<span class="blue">*           int8       TYPE int8         VALUE -123,</span>
            p          TYPE p DECIMALS 2 VALUE `-1.23`,
            decfloat16 TYPE decfloat16   VALUE `123E+1`,
            decfloat34 TYPE decfloat34   VALUE `-3.140000E+02`,
            f         TYPE f            VALUE `-3.140000E+02`,
            c          TYPE c LENGTH 3   VALUE ` Hi`,
            string     TYPE string       VALUE ` Hello `,
            n          TYPE n LENGTH 6   VALUE `001234`,
            d         TYPE d            VALUE `20020204`,
            t         TYPE t            VALUE `201501`,
            x          TYPE x LENGTH 3   VALUE `ABCDEF`,
            xstring    TYPE xstring      VALUE `456789AB`,
          END OF struct.

    "Transformation to JSON
    DATA(out) = cl_demo_output=>new(
      )->begin_section( 'asJSON' ).
    DATA(writer) = cl_sxml_string_writer=>create(
      type = if_sxml=>co_xt_json ).
    CALL TRANSFORMATION id SOURCE struct = struct
                           RESULT XML writer.
    DATA(json) = writer->get_output( ).
    out->write_json( json ).

    out->next_section( 'asJSON-XML' ).
    DATA(reader) = cl_sxml_string_reader=>create( json ).
    DATA(xml_writer) = cl_sxml_string_writer=>create( ).
    reader->next_node( ).
    reader->skip_node( xml_writer ).
    DATA(xml) = xml_writer->get_output( ).
    out->write_xml( xml ).

    out->next_section( 'asXML' ).
    CALL TRANSFORMATION id SOURCE struct = struct
                           RESULT XML xml.
    out->write_xml( xml )->display( ).


The identity transformation ID (for which a JSON writer is specified as the XML target) is called to create and display the asJSONformat of a structure.

As a comparison, the JSON-XML representation of the JSON data and the asXML representation of the ABAP data is also shown.