jsonUtils

AMD: require(["esri/geometry/support/jsonUtils"], (geometryJsonUtils) => { /* code goes here */ });
ESM: import * as geometryJsonUtils from "@arcgis/core/geometry/support/jsonUtils";
Object: esri/geometry/support/jsonUtils
Since: ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript 4.0

Provides utility methods for working with ArcGIS JSON geometry objects.

Method Overview

Name Return Type Summary Object
Geometry

Creates a new instance of an appropriate Geometry class and initializes it with values from a JSON object generated from an ArcGIS product.

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jsonUtils
String

Returns the type for a given geometry in the JSON format used by ArcGIS.

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jsonUtils

Method Details

fromJSON(json){Geometry}

Creates a new instance of an appropriate Geometry class and initializes it with values from a JSON object generated from an ArcGIS product. The object passed into the input json parameter often comes from a response to a query operation in the REST API or a toJSON() method from another ArcGIS product. See the Using fromJSON() topic in the Guide for details and examples of when and how to use this function.

Parameter
json Object

A JSON representation of the instance in the ArcGIS format. See the ArcGIS REST API documentation for examples of the structure of various input JSON objects.

Returns
Type Description
Geometry Returns a new instance of an appropriate Geometry class.
getJsonType(geometry){String}

Returns the type for a given geometry in the JSON format used by ArcGIS. This only applies to geometries that can be processed by the server.

Parameter
geometry Geometry

The input geometry object.

Returns
Type Description
String Returns the type as represented on the server.

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