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Accessing local data files using Html and Chrome

During the development and testing stages of a new website, there are time when you may need to access Json or xml data stored in a local file. The test site can be running under Visual Studio, IIS Express or even IIS. I recently had to quickly test some javascript code that interacted with Json data. I was trying to debug using Chrome's Developers tools but I was getting an error at every execution. The method was doing nothing more than this: $.getJSON('file:///C:/Temp/testdata.json' By default, Chrome does not allow javascript ┬áto interact with local file …[read more]