how to convert json to map in golang?

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To convert json to map in golang, use json.Unmarshal() method with []byte, it will convert json string to map. You have to only pass your json string with byte in json.Unmarshal() method.

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Today, I will show you how do I convert a json to map in golang, as above mentioned I’m going to use json.Unmarshal() method.

To use the json.Unmarshal() method, we have first import "encoding/json" package, then we have to create map variable which we will use to assign value.

Let’s start our Golang convert json to map example


package main
import (
func main() {
    jsonStr := `{"id": 1, "name": "aGuideHub"}`
    var x map[string]interface{}
    json.Unmarshal([]byte(jsonStr), &x)

In the above example, we have converted the json value to a map and printed in golang console. let’s check the output.


map[id:1 name:aGuideHub]

I hope it helps you, All the best 👍.

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