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A suite of data-processing tools for Java
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What is Jackson?

It is a suite of data-processing tools for Java (and the JVM platform), including the flagship streaming JSON parser / generator library, matching data-binding library (POJOs to and from JSON) and additional data format modules to process data encoded in Avro, BSON, CBOR, CSV, Smile, (Java) Properties, Protobuf, XML or YAML; and even the large set of data format modules to support data types of widely used data types such as Guava, Joda.
Jackson is a tool in the Java Tools category of a tech stack.
Jackson is an open source tool with 5.4K GitHub stars and 967 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Jackson's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Jackson?

11 companies reportedly use Jackson in their tech stacks, including Wealthsimple, Biting Bit, and doubleSlash.

35 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Jackson.

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Jackson Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Jackson?
Java 8
It is a revolutionary release of the world’s no 1 development platform. It includes a huge upgrade to the Java programming model and a coordinated evolution of the JVM, Java language, and libraries. Java 8 includes features for productivity, ease of use, improved polyglot programming, security and improved performance.
A library for composing asynchronous and event-based programs by using observable sequences for the Java VM.
The Guava project contains several of Google's core libraries that we rely on in our Java-based projects: collections, caching, primitives support, concurrency libraries, common annotations, string processing, I/O, and so forth.
It is a modern server-side Java template engine for both web and standalone environments. It is aimed at creating elegant web code while adding powerful features and retaining prototyping abilities.
It is used for building component-based user interfaces for web applications and was formalized as a standard through the Java Community
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Jackson's Followers
24 developers follow Jackson to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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