Have a Bash command you like to use a lot but need to parse some JSON data from another script? Here’s a quick inline Python command you might find helpful:
COUNT=`jscript.sh|python -c "import json; import sys; data=json.load(sys.stdin); print data['count']"`
Just substitute the name of your other shell script (jscript.sh) and the JSON index (count) as appropriate and you’re all set!
Oh, and of course, join the 2 preformatted lines above also – these are just split because by WordPress theme was truncating the single-line version.