I have a data frame like this.


and a dictionary like this.

stud['id'] ="AB10"

I convert that data frame to dictionary and combine with the stud dictionary.I wrote the following code.Then this stud dictionary should be made in a json format and sent as a web service.

stud['id'] ="AB10"
for i in range(0,len(df)):

I would like to get the result as shown below.

"{'name':'abc','id':'AB10','address':'some_address','data_sample':{'sub1':30,'sub2':15,'sub3': 3}}"
"{'name':'abc','id':'AB10','address':'some_address','data_sample':{'sub1': 40,'sub2':20,'sub3': 4}}"

I would like to send this as a parameter in requests.post as following.


If I don't convert to string, gives me an error, JSONDecodeError: Expecting value: line 2 column 1 (char 1) If I pass json=str_details, as argument gives me the same error, How to resolve this and get the desired results.


To build your data use sth like:

import copy, json

def make_objects(ref_obj, df):
    objects = []
    for i in range(len(df[df.columns[0]].values)):
        cobj = copy.deepcopy(ref_obj)
        cobj['data_sample'] = {}
        for col in df:
            cobj['data_sample'][col] = int(df[col].values[i]) if df[col].dtype == np.int64 else (float(df[col].values[i]) if df[col].dtype == np.float64 else df[col].values[i])
    return objects
df = pd.DataFrame({'sub1':[10,20,30,40],'sub2':[5,10,15,20],'sub3':[1,2,3,4]})
objects = make_objects({'name':"abc",'id':"AB10",'address':"some_address"}, df)
# in case you want to json-encode the returned objects
json_output = json.dumps(objects)
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    $\begingroup$ @Malathi, ok the solution is to typecast the int64 to simple int in order to be json-serializable. Fixed, check it $\endgroup$ – Nikos M. Jul 9 '20 at 6:28
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    $\begingroup$ @Malathi, else you can simply stringify the int64 (if you dont want to typecast to simple int) and parse the string at other side. So you can also do: cobj['data_sample'][col] = str(df[col].values[i]). What suits best your requirements $\endgroup$ – Nikos M. Jul 9 '20 at 6:37
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    $\begingroup$ @Malathi, you can update your question but better post a new question with the details to the problem you face now. $\endgroup$ – Nikos M. Jul 9 '20 at 12:53
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    $\begingroup$ @Malathi, updated to check dtype of column. You can adjust as you see fit $\endgroup$ – Nikos M. Jul 22 '20 at 15:35
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    $\begingroup$ @Malathi JSON checked as valid in jsonlint [{"name": "abc", "id": "AB10", "address": "some_address", "data_sample": {"sub1": 10, "sub2": 5, "sub3": 1}}, {"name": "abc", "id": "AB10", "address": "some_address", "data_sample": {"sub1": 20, "sub2": 10, "sub3": 2}}, {"name": "abc", "id": "AB10", "address": "some_address", "data_sample": {"sub1": 30, "sub2": 15, "sub3": 3}}, {"name": "abc", "id": "AB10", "address": "some_address", "data_sample": {"sub1": 40, "sub2": 20, "sub3": 4}}] $\endgroup$ – Nikos M. Jul 23 '20 at 17:53

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