CodeMeta uses JSON-LD to represent and translate between software metadata formats. JSON-LD lead developer Manu Sporny explains how JSON-LD works in this short clip:

The JSON-LD Context File

The current codemeta context file can be found at DOI

CodeMeta properties are built on and extend software properties from A list of all properties provided by the current CodeMeta context file can be found on the terms page. Here’s an example codemeta.json file for the codemetar R package.

Compaction & expansion examples: