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<?php $str = ' [ { "name": "Top Level", "parent": "null", "children": [ { "name": "Level 2: A", "parent": "Top Level", "children": [ { "name": "Son of A", "parent": "Level 2: A" }, { "name": "Daughter of A", "parent": "Level 2: A" } ] }, { "name": "Level 2: B", "parent": "Top Level", "children": [ { "name": "Son of B", "parent": "Level 2: B" }, { "name": "Daughter of B", "parent": "Level 2:B" } ] } ] } ]'; print_r(json_decode(trim($str), true));
Output for 5.2.0 - 5.6.28, hhvm-3.10.0 - 3.13.2, 7.0.0 - 7.1.0
Array ( [0] => Array ( [name] => Top Level [parent] => null [children] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [name] => Level 2: A [parent] => Top Level [children] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [name] => Son of A [parent] => Level 2: A ) [1] => Array ( [name] => Daughter of A [parent] => Level 2: A ) ) ) [1] => Array ( [name] => Level 2: B [parent] => Top Level [children] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [name] => Son of B [parent] => Level 2: B ) [1] => Array ( [name] => Daughter of B [parent] => Level 2:B ) ) ) ) ) )
Output for 5.0.0 - 5.1.6
Fatal error: Call to undefined function json_decode() in /in/he75I on line 40
Process exited with code 255.
Output for 4.4.5 - 4.4.9
Fatal error: Call to undefined function: json_decode() in /in/he75I on line 40
Process exited with code 255.
Output for 4.3.2 - 4.4.4
Fatal error: Call to undefined function: json_decode() in /in/he75I on line 40
Process exited with code 255.
Output for 4.3.0 - 4.3.1
Fatal error: Call to undefined function: json_decode() in /in/he75I on line 40