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Convert Json to key value pair in linux

enthuguy asked
Last Modified: 2020-06-22
Could you help please

  1. Have this source json file.
  2. Would like to extract each attributes and make it single line.
  3. If an additional attributes adds to json. it would be good if it dynamically adds to single line :)
  4. This file gets generated first. Now would like to run a tiny script to convert this json to single line in this specific format.
  5. As you can see key value pair with space separated.

# Source Json File. result.json
  "features": 1,
  "ignored": 0,
  "efficiency": 0.44444444,
  "failures": {
    "services.Example.Shakeout.templateShakeout": "templateShakeout.feature:42}"
  "totalTime": 646464.604285,
  "threads": 10,
  "scenarios": 82,
  "failed": 10,
  "passed": 72,
  "version": "0.9.6.RC2",
  "elapsedTime": 197457,
  "team": "teamA",
  "microserviceteam": "batch",
  "environment": "poc",
  "testingtype": "batch",
  "failedRate": 12,
  "passedRate": 88

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# Expected output
echo 'features=1 ignored=0 efficiency=0.44444444 totalTime=646464.604285 threads=10 scenarios=82 failed=10 passed=72 version="0.9.6.RC2" elapsedTime=197457 team="teamA" microserviceteam="batch" environment="poc" testingtype="batch" failedRate=2 passedRate=98 1465839830100400200'

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# Just for reference on how jq can be used
failedRate=$(cat result.json | jq '.failed / (.passed + .failed) * 100 | round')
passedRate=$(cat result.json | jq '.passed / (.passed + .failed) * 100 | round')

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Thanks again
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David FavorFractional CTO
Distinguished Expert 2019

You'll use the https://stedolan.github.io/jq tool for any type of JSON transform.

Once you start using jq, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it.
David FavorFractional CTO
Distinguished Expert 2019

All major Distros package jq, so just install the package + you'll be started in a few seconds.
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Thanks a lot  pepr, it worked as expected :)

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