Load data from simple external Json file

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Post » Wed May 29, 2013 2:31 pm

Hi guys,
Im just after 4 hours searching marathon. I found two plugins and many hints, but I just started with Construct and Im totaly confused. Please help with this simple task - Im lost.

I have a json file on my server. In this file there are stored several information.

It looks standard like this:


I need to read this file in Construct and show these data on screen to the player. Best will be to save each into separate variable.

Sorry for basic question, but I didnt found easy answer.
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Post » Wed May 29, 2013 4:07 pm

You can load Json strings into a dictionnary object, which can be displayed later, I think the Json string must be written in a certain way (for C2 to understand it is a dictionnary), I can try to found it if you want.

1/EDIT, the Json File you have should contain:


or simply, you get your actual file, and add the {"c2dictionary":true,"data": and teh last } later

2/To load the Json, is it a file in C2, or hosted on a server(the AJAX object can use a GET request to get a Json file from a server If I remember)?Aphrodite2013-05-29 16:14:38
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