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JSON-LD : JSON for Linked Data


Vikash Agrawal


Introduction to Linked-Data and JSON-LD


JSON-LD is a lightweight Linked Data format that gives a data context. It is easy for humans to read and write. It is easy for machines to parse and generate. It is based on the already successful JSON format and provides a way to help JSON data interoperate at Web-scale. This makes JSON-LD an ideal interchange language for JavaScript environments, Web service, and unstructured databases such as CouchDB and MongoDB.


  • An open-mind
  • Basic understanding of JSON
  • Love for the web and data

Speaker bio

hi I am Vikash Agrawal. Currently I am doing my Google Summer of Code (GSoC) with W3C for JSON-LD. I am an active contributor to json-ld project :-)
In the past I have been a GSoC participant with Mozilla (2012) and X.org (2011). I love travelling and sharing of knowledge. I have delivered several talks and workshops in my college and outside it. I was one of the speakers at MozCamp Delhi and Firefox OS App Days, Delhi organised at Amity University and BVP New Delhi respectively.