Is there a neat way to work with deeply-nested JSON?

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  • Paste JSON as Code • quicktype

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  • Check out You can paste in your JSON and it will build your model for you. There's even an option for creating constructors. And you can choose your programming language. I usually spend some time cleaning it up a bit. It's not the perfect solution and I don't use it all the time, but it sure saves time for complicated models.

  • scout

    Reading and writing in JSON, Plist, YAML and XML data made simple when the data format is not known at build time. Swift library and command-line tool. (by ABridoux)

  • I developed a library that is better suited for such cases than plain Decodable. You can specify a path in the data and at the end of the path specify a Decodable type to be instantiated from the data.

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