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Sep 25 2019, 2:01 PM PST 2 min

JSON is a data storage format. In Roblox, HttpService provides two functions for working with JSON data:

  • HttpService/JSONEncode|HttpService:JSONEncode() converts a variable to its JSON equivalent.
  • HttpService/JSONDecode|HttpService:JSONDecode() converts a JSON value to its Lua representation.


This code snippet encodes characterStats into a JSON string and prints it to the output.


This code snippet converts the JSON value created above back into its table representation, then prints its money value to the output.

  • json
  • lua