Coffee Chat #4: JSON LD vs JSON Schema

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JSON Schema is primarily used for describing large sets of self-contained data, used as a data descriptor it’s similar to XML schema. JSON LD is a way to describe data use of the web, more similar to schema.org or meta descriptors. It’s consumed for more than one type of object and can be used to discover schema. They can be used complimentarily but you have to pay attention to the details of how they talk to each other, otherwise it can create problems. JSON LD seems to be emerging as a new technology and people are still figuring out the kinks of how to use it with the ease they use JSON Schema.

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