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Re: Bad index while coercing array into hash

by kwaping (Priest)
on Jun 08, 2007 at 22:58 UTC ( #620109=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Bad index while coercing array into hash

Your $self->result->{Abcd} is actually an array of hashrefs. Try printing $self->result->{Abcd}[0]{Platform} instead.

It's all fine and dandy until someone has to look at the code.

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Re^2: Bad index while coercing array into hash
by Anonymous Monk on Jun 11, 2007 at 00:03 UTC
    thanks kwaping, its working...
      Can someone please help me on this : The output of the custom field when run via api query: "customfield_11872": [ { "self": "", "id": "35372", "description": "Null version. May be deleted after other conforming versions are created", "name": "", "archived": false, "released": false } the command that i used is shown below: my $decoded_json = decode_json($result); $jira_found_in_release = "$decoded_json->{'fields'}{'customfield_11872'}{'name'}; When the customfield name value is null, I do not get any error but when the name field contains value such as , i get bad index while corecing array into hash... Can someone please tell me how to store the value into $jira_found_in_release variable.

        Hmm, well, you can't treat a string as a hash or an array as a hash or a hash as an array

        You can use eval to trap errors, ref to interrogate values to see what kind of reference they are, or Data::Diver which combines both, Re: Parsing SOAP::Lite results (with Data::Diver)

        use strict; use warnings; use JSON qw/ encode_json decode_json /; my $json = <<'__JSON__'; { "fields" : { "customfield_11872" : [ { "name" : "", "self" : " +372", "released" : false, "id" : "35372", "archived" : false, "description" : "Null version. May be deleted after other +conforming versions are created" } ] } } __JSON__ my $decoded_json = decode_json( $json ); print $decoded_json->{'fields'}{'customfield_11872'}[0]{'name'}, "\n"; use Data::Diver qw/ Dive /; if( my $toyArrRef = Dive $decoded_json, qw/ fields customfield_11872 / + ){ for my $toy ( @{ $toyArrRef } ){ if( my $name = Dive $toy, qw/ name / ){ print "Name is $name\n"; } } } __END__ Name is

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