Convert CSV to JSON in Node.js

Convert CSV to JSON in Node.js

JSON( JavaScript Object Notation) is a way to represent and transport data in a structured way. Software developers perform their development-related tasks and are very much familiar with this data format. However, CSV is another widely-used way of storing data in tabular form. So, CSV to JSON conversion offers a competitive edge to your business application. In this blog post, we will learn how to convert CSV to JSON in Node.js using this JavaScript Excel library programmatically.

We will cover the following sections:

JSON generator API

The installation procedure of this JSON generator library is very easy. However, you may either download the API package or install it by running the following commands:

npm install java
npm install aspose.cells

How to Convert CSV to JSON in Node.js

We are all set to write the source code to build a CSV to JSON converter for our Node.js-based application.

You may follow the steps and the code snippet given below:

  1. Instantiate an instance of the LoadOptions class and set the format to CSV.
  2. Load the CSV file by initializing the constructor by Workbook class.
  3. Invoke the getLastCell method to get the last cell in this worksheet. Returns null if there is no data in the worksheet.
  4. Set exporting range to JSON by calling the ExportRangeToJsonOptions method.
  5. Call the createRange method to create a Range object from a range of cells.
  6. Export the range to a JSON file by calling the exportRangeToJson method.

Copy & paste the following code into your main file:

The output can be seen in the image below:


Get a Free License

You can avail a free temporary license to try the API without evaluation limitations.

Summing up

We are ending this blog post here. We hope that you have learned how to convert CSV to JSON in Node.js programmatically. There are many other methods exposed by this JSON generator API that can facilitate you in building CSV to JSON conversion modules. Finally, you can visit the documentation to know other features.

Moreover, we suggest you follow our Getting Started guide.

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