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REST Assured Tutorial 65 – How to parse a JSON Object response to a Java Map in Rest Assured?


As a part of the End to End REST Assured Tutorial, in this post, we will learn to parse a JSON Object response to a Java Map in Rest Assured.

It is not always necessary to convert the response to a POJO class instance to fetch values. We can cast or convert a JSON Object response into a Java Map directly. It is useful if you do not use Pojo classes.

Required Dependency

We are using the below version of Rest Assured:-

Parse Json Object Response to Java Map

Once the response is returned and if it is a JSON object then we can parse them as a Map. There is a method called as() which takes a TypeRef reference to support classes with generics. For example – A JSON Object can be represented as a Map<String, Object>. To cast JSON Object response in such type we need to use as() method with TypeRef. TypeRef is an abstract class that is used to specify generic type information when de-serializing a response.

Example Program


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Author: Amod Mahajan

A software Tester who is paid to judge products developed by others. Currently getting paid in American Dollars. Writing technical posts and creating YouTube videos are my hobbies.

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