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JC is a command line tool used for JSON manipulation and transformation. It stands for "JSON CLI Cat."

Here are some key features and functionalities of JC:

  1. Formatting: JC can format JSON data in a more readable and compact format. It helps in visualizing the structure and elements of JSON objects and arrays.

  2. Filtering: JC allows users to filter JSON data based on specific criteria. It supports both simple and complex filters to extract desired elements from the JSON input.

  3. Sorting: Users can sort JSON data based on specific keys or elements. Sorting can be done in ascending or descending order, and it helps in organizing and analyzing data.

  4. Mapping: JC supports mapping operations, where users can create custom mappings to modify or transform the JSON structure. It provides flexibility in changing the layout or contents of JSON objects.

  5. Querying: With JC, users can query JSON data using JMESPath expressions. JMESPath is a query language for JSON that provides powerful search and selection capabilities.

  6. Input/output support: JC can read JSON data from files, standard input, or URLs. It also provides options to write formatted JSON output to files or send it to standard output for further processing.

Overall, JC is a versatile command line tool that simplifies JSON handling and facilitates various tasks such as formatting, filtering, sorting, mapping, and querying. It's especially useful for developers, data analysts, and sysadmins working with JSON data in command line environments.

List of commands for jc:

  • autojump:tldr:0bcd7 autojump: Jump to a sub-directory (child) of the current directory that contains the given pattern.
    $ jc ${pattern}
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  • jc:tldr:00abd jc: Output pretty JSON via magic syntax.
    $ jc -p ${ifconfig}
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