Controller.Json Method (Object, String, JsonRequestBehavior)

Creates a JsonResult object that serializes the specified object to JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) format using the specified content type and JSON request behavior.

Namespace:  System.Web.Mvc
Assembly:  System.Web.Mvc (in System.Web.Mvc.dll)


Protected Friend Function Json ( _
    data As Object, _
    contentType As String, _
    behavior As JsonRequestBehavior _
) As JsonResult
Dim data As Object
Dim contentType As String
Dim behavior As JsonRequestBehavior
Dim returnValue As JsonResult

returnValue = Me.Json(data, contentType, _
protected internal JsonResult Json(
    Object data,
    string contentType,
    JsonRequestBehavior behavior
protected public:
JsonResult^ Json(
    Object^ data, 
    String^ contentType, 
    JsonRequestBehavior behavior
 function Json(
    data : Object, 
    contentType : String, 
    behavior : JsonRequestBehavior
) : JsonResult


  • data
    Type: System.Object
    The JavaScript object graph to serialize.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.JsonResult
The result object that serializes the specified object to JSON format.


The data in the data parameter must be serializable. The JavaScriptSerializer class is used to serialize the object. The result object that is prepared by this method is written to the response by the ASP.NET MVC framework when the object is executed.

See Also


Controller Class

Json Overload

System.Web.Mvc Namespace