Java Gson – Convert json to a java object tree

Converting json to a java object

In the Earlier tutorial we saw how to convert json to a java object. In this tutorial, we build a tree of com.google.gson.JsonElement from the json string. The tree can then be traversed to build java objects. JsonElement has methods such as isJsonObject(), isJsonNull(), etc that can be used to figure out the type of JsonElement. Then to get the actual object use the getAsJsonObject(), getAsJsonPrimitive() etc methods. We parse the response from the free music archive json API. Here’s the class

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