For a list of JSON parsers in other languages, see the bottom of the JSON homepage
. I count about 45 languages, some of which have over 10 libraries to choose from for parsing JSON. (Java has 25 libraries listed).
). No matter what language you use, JSON still gets parsed, not interpreted.
Both languages appeared May 23, 1995. The similarity in name is largely due to marketing reasons. The languages themselves are quite distinct. They both had strong early ties to web browsers.