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 API for JavaScript 4.0

Provides utility methods for working with ArcGIS JSON geometry objects.

Method Overview

Name Return Type Summary Object
Geometrymore details

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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Stringmore details

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

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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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