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Reading cfhttp json call and outputing to coldfusion friendly source.

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Hello,

I'm getting the feed info but I'm trying to figure out how to read the feed and convert it into Coldfusion friendly use. Basically I'm wanting to output the city and state into a 2d array.

Thx!

<cffunction name="ipLocation"
            access="remote"
            returntype="struct"
            displayname="ipLocation"
            output="no">

    <cfset var local = StructNew()>

    <cfset local.url = "http://www.geoplugin.net/extras/nearby.gp?limit=10&radius=50&format=json">

    <cfhttp result="local.ipRequest"
            url="#local.url#"
            method="get"
            timeout="5"
            throwOnError="yes"/>
 
</cffunction>

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Using the regex from your other question the deserialized result looks like an array of structures. So you could just return the array as is, then loop through it elsewhere:


<!--- Note: Always check the CFHTTP response code for errors first. ---> 
<cfset theData = REReplace(local.ipRequest, "^\s*[[:word:]]*\s*\(\s*","")>
<cfset theData = REReplace(theData, "\s*\)\s*$", "")>

<!--- Test to make sure you have JSON data. --->
<cfif !IsJSON(theData)>
    Error not valid JSON
<cfelse>
	<!--- deserialize it into an array of structures --->
    <cfset jsonData = DeserializeJSON(theData)>
    <cfif isArray(jsonData)>
		<cfoutput>
		<!--- loop through it and display the "place" and "region" values --->
	    <cfloop array="#jsonData#" index="elem">
    		place/region: #elem.geoplugin_place# #elem.geoplugin_region# <br>
	    </cfloop>
	    </cfoutput>
	</cfif>
</cfif> 

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Cool! Thx!
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