since: 0.10

Declaration [src]

json_gobject_to_data (
  GObject* gobject,
  gsize* length

Description [src]

Serializes a GObject instance into a JSON data stream, iterating recursively over each property.

If the given object implements the JsonSerializable interface, it will be asked to serialize all its properties; otherwise, the default implementation will be use to translate the compatible types into JSON native types.

Available since: 0.10



Type: GObject

The object to serialize.

The data is owned by the caller of the function.

Type: gsize*

Return value for the length of the buffer.

The argument will be set by the function.
The argument can be NULL.

Return value

Type: gchar*

A JSON data stream representing the given object.

The caller of the function takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.
The value is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.