Sanity check data exports before handing off

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Last Updated: 2022-12-01

I was supposed to ship a few MB of JSON files to Project M. I created the files by printing the JSON to STDOUT and thought my job was done.

But luckily, before shipping, I decided to validate the JSON by running it through a lint tool:

$ yarn run jsonlint output/myevent.json

I discovered, luckily before shipping, that I had no commas between entries and therefore and data would be broken for input.

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