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Clean way to return existing JSON string?

Posted 4 years ago by tag

Many times I get data from file_get_contents(), which returns a JSON serialized string. I can't just do return Response::json(...) because it then re-encodes the string.

I want want to have to run json_decode() first, only to re-encode it with headers, but I also don't want to manually do:

header('Content-Type: application/json)
echo $data;

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