How to convert a Java object to JSON using Jackson

In this post we will provide an example on how to convert a Java object to JSON using Jackson.

Setup:

You will need to add the following dependancy to your project.

How to convert a java object to JSON using Jackson:

The following example uses the User and Address classes:

 

The above example uses the ObjectMapper class to convert the value of the java object to a JSON string.

Output:

Running the above code produces the following output

In conclusion, I hope you found this post useful and it helps you solve your development issues.

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References:

  1. Jackson documentation
  2. Jackson tutorials

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