Parsing dynamically change element using GSON

// Data as a JSON array 
"success": true,
"data": [
// Data as a JSON object 
"success": true,
"data": {
private static class MyPojoClassTypeAdapter implements JsonDeserializer<List<MyPojoClass>> {
public List<MyPojoClass> deserialize(JsonElement json, Type typeOfT, JsonDeserializationContext ctx) {
List<MyPojoClass> vals = new ArrayList<MyPojoClass>();
if (json.isJsonArray()) {
for (JsonElement e : json.getAsJsonArray()) {
vals.add((MyPojoClass) ctx.deserialize(e, MyPojoClass.class));
} else if (json.isJsonObject()) {
vals.add((MyPojoClass) ctx.deserialize(json, MyPojoClass.class));
} else {
throw new RuntimeException("Unexpected JSON type: " + json.getClass());
return vals;
Type myPojoClassListType = new TypeToken<List<MyPojoClass>>() {}.getType();

Gson gson = new GsonBuilder()
.registerTypeAdapter(myPojoClassListType, new MyPojoClassTypeAdapter())

var dataElement: JsonElement? = null,
var dataItem: MutableList<MyPojoClass>? = mutableListOf()
get() {
var returnList = mutableListOf<MyPojoClass>()
if (dataElement!= null) {
if (dataElement is JsonArray) {
returnList = YourDataComponentForArray(dataElement)!!.toMutableList()
return returnList
//Utility fun to convert data into array or objectfun YourDataComponentForObject(data: JsonElement?): MyPojoClass? {
val type = object : TypeToken<MyPojoClass?>() {}.type
val item: MyPojoClass= Gson().fromJson(data, type)
return item

fun YourDataComponentForArray(data: JsonElement?): List<MyPojoClass>? {
val type = object : TypeToken<List<MyPojoClass?>?>() {}.type
val items: List<MyPojoClass> = Gson().fromJson<List<MyPojoClass>>(data, type)
return items




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