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JSON Validation

When working with JSON, you should make sure it's valid. You can test it out easily by pasting your JSON into the form on which will format your JSON and tell you if it's valid or not.

GeoJSON Validation

GeoJSON is a special type of JSON that allows you to display geo data in a standard way. Some databases store geometries using GeoJSON as well. GeoJSON cannot technically be validated but there are a couple tools that will help you determine if your GeoJSON is good or not. is a good resource for testing your GeoJSON and alternatively, you can paste your GeoJSON in this OpenLayers example,