Easy Install, Python eggs and simplejson

I've started using simplejson to validate some JSON I'm serializing, after reading a post about it on Simon's blog. I don't want to write about simplejson itself here (read Simon's post if you want to know more) but I do want to share with you how easy it was to install simplejson using Easy Install and a Python egg.

Installing a Python egg is dead simple if you have Easy Install. All I had to do was download the ez_setup.py script and run it (sudo python ez_setup.py). Once I had Easy Install installed, easy_install simplejson handled the rest. Nice!

I should really get back into Python sometime...