com.google.gson.JsonSyntaxException: java.lang.IllegalStateException: Expected BEGIN_ARRAY but was STRING at line 1 column 1

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Your json input might be invalid. Try checking it in a validator like https://jsonlint.com

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Your custom gson deserializer might have a bug. Try to write a unit test that checks proper deserialization of only that class by forging a json that contains a single field of that type.

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java.lang.IllegalStateException: Expected BEGIN_ARRAY but was STRING at line 1 column 1
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, 2 years ago
java.lang.IllegalStateException: Expected BEGIN_ARRAY but was STRING at line 1 column 74 at com.google.gson.internal.bind.ReflectiveTypeAdapterFactory$Adapter.read(ReflectiveTypeAdapterFactory.java:176)
via minecraftonly.ru by Unknown author, 2 years ago
java.lang.IllegalStateException: Expected BEGIN_OBJECT but was STRING at line 1 column 1 at com.google.gson.internal.bind.ReflectiveTypeAdapte rFactory$Adapter.read(ReflectiveTypeAdapterFactory .java:176)
via GitHub by cama
, 1 year ago
java.lang.IllegalStateException: Expected BEGIN_ARRAY but was STRING
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java.lang.IllegalStateException: Expected BEGIN_ARRAY but was STRING at line 1 column 1
com.google.gson.JsonSyntaxException: java.lang.IllegalStateException: Expected BEGIN_ARRAY but was STRING at line 1 column 1
at com.google.gson.Gson.fromJson(Gson.java:815)

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