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Check if two JSON objects are the same by first ordering them
import json, os
# Put filenames here; this script assumes these files are in the same dir as the script
FILENAME_1 = "2.json"
FILENAME_2 = "3.json"
def ordered(obj):
if isinstance(obj, dict):
return sorted((k, ordered(v)) for k, v in obj.items())
if isinstance(obj, list):
return sorted(ordered(x) for x in obj)
return obj
def main():
files = [FILENAME_1, FILENAME_2]
ordered_files = []
for filename in files:
path = os.path.join(os.path.dirname(__file__), filename)
with open(path) as f:
file_parsed = json.load(f)
file_ordered = ordered(file_parsed)
new_path = os.path.join(os.path.dirname(__file__), f"{os.path.splitext(filename)[0]}_prettier.json")
with open(new_path, "w+") as new_file:
json.dump(file_ordered, new_file, indent=4, sort_keys=True)
print(ordered_files[0] == ordered_files[1])
if __name__ == '__main__':
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Also thanks to @mythmon for giving this a look over! My Python skills are quite basic. Latest revision (6) with his feedback.

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