In this blog post, we'll give you a list of some alternatives to Gson. Since it's such an important task of converting Java objects to JSON and vice versa, quite a few libraries popped up.
We personally like Gson a lot, but there is no reason not to broaden one's horizons and check alternative libraries. If you're interested in some other options, keep reading.
Of course, this will not be the only post in our Gson series. If you're interested in the other topics, check out our series outline:
Gson Series Overview
- Mapping of Enums
- Mapping of Circular References
- Custom Serialization for Simplification (Part 1)
- Changing the Default Serialization with Custom Serialization (Part 2)
- Custom Deserialization Basics
- Custom Instance Creator
- Customizing (De)Serialization via @JsonAdapter
- Custom Deserialization for Calculated Fields
- On-The-Fly-Parsing With Streams
- ProGuard Configuration