5. Validate Escher mapsΒΆ

Escher maps follow a specification using the JSON Schema format. Therefore, any JSON Schema validator can be used to validate an Escher map by comparing it to the latest schema file. For example, the current schema is located here:


To make this easier, the Escher Python package includes a validation script. To validate a map, first install Escher:

pip install escher

Then call the validator:

python -m escher.validate my_map.json

Any errors in the map will print to the console.