Algoru Algoru - 1 year ago 68
JSON Question

Is there anyway to send an encoded struct as JSON without declaring a struct?

I would like to know how I could simplify this piece of code:

type PP struct {
Profile_picture string `json:"profile_picture"`

json.NewEncoder(w).Encode(PP {result.Profile_picture})

Something like:


^ this give me:
syntax error: missing operand

And to get rid of:

type PP struct {
Profile_picture string `json:"profile_picture"`

Thanks. Sorry for my english.

Answer Source
    map[string]string{"profile_picture": result.Profile_picture},

would work — maps with string keys encode to JSON as objects, and you can build up whatever you like with them. It's not shorter, but it does avoid the helper type.

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