Check out example codes for "how to json into hash ruby". It will help you in understanding the concepts better.

Code Example 1

response = Faraday.get('https://api.github.com/users/your_username')
r = JSON.parse(response.body, symbolize_names: true)
#OR
JSON.parse(response.body)
#'symbolize_names' turns the keys in this hash into symbols, not required
#JSON.parse is what turns the JSON object into a hash

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