Playing around with the new capability of SQL Server 2016 has been a fun journey. Even after a year, the discovery keeps happening every single day that I work with it. When I wrote the post around NULL values getting returned, lesser did I know there have been folks who work on this feature. Let us learn in this blog post about JSON NULL Value Using STRICT Keyword. Do make sure to read the other blog too:
The things I get to learn from my daughter is amazing. I think all of us need to constantly explore without any prejudice and set biases. Whenever I get a new toy for some occasion, I see there is at least a half hour of exploration to understand how the toy works and she goes into a whole new world of searching new ways to play. This makes the whole experience worth it. Let us learn about JSON.
I have been wanting to write about the various operators that govern to use JSON and my first shot has been with: SQL SERVER – Getting started and creating JSON using SQL Server 2016. That was like a primer and as I see the subsequent releases of SQL Server 2016 CTP’s, I see more capabilities have been added to this. One of the most important tasks to do is to access the value that is represented in a JSON document. In this blog, let me talk about one of the most important function that can be used to validate / address if the document entered in JSON or not with the help of ISJSON().