JSON File Extension
Uses of JSON File
The uses of JSON data format is very extended. It is a very popular data exchanging format that can be used for interchanging data between application/browser or internet server and client, storing data with a sequence etc. It is also used for data serialization. Many developers use JSON as the alternatives of XML.
For example, exchanging only text-based data, storing serialized data in hard drive, communicating between server and web browser etc. Web application such as Google+ the most popular social networking site uses JSON to save the user profile data. The desktop application such as Mozilla Firefox also uses the JSON file to save bookmarks in the users hard drive with the .json file extension. Actually, nowadays many developers are using JSON files as the alternatives to the database.