The History of JSON

About This Session

JSON has become the world's best loved data interchange format. This is the true story of the discovery of JSON and an explanation of why it is the way it is. Advice to designers of the next standard will be provided.

Everyone who attends will receive a prize (while supplies last).

The Speaker

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Douglas Crockford


Douglas Crockford discovered the JSON Data Interchange Format. He is also the author of _JavaScript: The Good Parts_. He has been called a guru, but he is actually more of a mahatma.