Headless CMS: REST vs JSON:API vs GraphQL

Headless CMS: REST vs JSON:API vs GraphQL” is an interesting comparison of the REST, JSON:API, and GraphQL:

In this blog post, we will compare REST, JSON:API and GraphQL. First, we’ll look at an architectural, CMS-agnostic comparison, followed by evaluating some Drupal-specific implementation details.

fx – command-line tool and terminal JSON viewer

fx is yet another command-line tool for working with JSON data. Some of the supported features:

  • Formatting and highlighting
  • Standalone binary
  • Interactive mode 
  • Themes support

This looks like a good alternative or a complimenting tool for both jq and jo.

jq: deep comparison of 5GB files

I’ve blogged about jq – a lightweight and flexible command line JSON processor – a few times already (look here and here).  Today I came across this blog post that showcases jq in deep comparison of really large JSON files (5 GB or so).  This is not something that I need on a daily basis, but I’m sure it’ll come in handy one day.

php-jsonq – a simple, elegant PHP package to query over any type of JSON data


php-jsonq provides an easy, yet powerful way to build queries for any JSON data (or PHP data structures for that matter, which are a step away).  This has a variety of useful applications – data migration, API response filtering, complex configurations manipulation, and so on, and so forth.