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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 8.9K GitHub stars and 1.2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Jackson's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Jackson?

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

106 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Jackson.

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