How to Open a JSON File from a Path in Python?

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In Python, you can open and read a JSON file from a file path using the built-in open function and the json module. Here’s an example:

import json

# Specify the file path
file_path = 'path/to/file.json'

# Open the JSON file in read mode
with open(file_path, 'r') as file:
    # Load the JSON data from the file
    json_data = json.load(file)

# Now, you can access the JSON data as a regular Python dictionary
print(json_data)

In the above example, we first specify the file path of the JSON file that we want to open. We then use the open function with the file path and mode 'r' (for read mode) to open the JSON file. Inside a with statement, we load the JSON data from the file using the json.load() function, which parses the JSON data and returns a Python dictionary. We can then access the JSON data as a regular Python dictionary and perform further operations on it.

Note that the json.load() function reads the entire JSON file into memory and parses it, so it may not be suitable for very large JSON files. For large JSON files, you may need to read and parse the file in chunks using other techniques, such as using a streaming parser from a third-party library like ijson.

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