Command line utilities to convert between JSON and YAML while preserving the order of associative arrays.
Preserving the mapping order is helpful to humans reading the documents, despite not affecting their meaning.
pip install json2yaml
json2yaml input.json output.yaml
yaml2json input.yaml output.json
$ json2yaml --help Usage: json2yaml (--version|--help) json2yaml [<json_file>] [<yaml_file>] Arguments: <json_file> The input file containing the JSON to convert. If not specified, reads from stdin. <yaml_file> The output file to which to write the converted YAML. If not specified, writes to stdout.
$ yaml2json --help Usage: yaml2json (--version|--help) yaml2json [-i <indent>] [<yaml_file>] [<json_file>] Arguments: -i, --indent=INDENT Number of spaces to indent [default: 4] <yaml_file> The input file containing the YAML to convert. If not specified, reads from stdin. <json_file> The output file to which to write the converted JSON. If not specified, writes to stdout.
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