Sorting An Array In JavaScript

LEVEL: Beginner

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Background and Explanation of the code


This is a simple example to show how sort method can be used for sorting the contents of an arrray in JavaScript. There are several other methods that can be used on the array , the list of which is given below.

concat() Joins two or more arrays, and returns a copy of the joined arrays
join() Joins all elements of an array into a string
pop() Removes the last element of an array, and returns that element
push() Adds new elements to the end of an array, and returns the new length
reverse() Reverses the order of the elements in an array
shift() Removes the first element of an array, and returns that element
slice() Selects a part of an array, and returns the new array
sort() Sorts the elements of an array
splice() Adds/Removes elements from an array
toString() Converts an array to a string, and returns the result
unshift() Adds new elements to the beginning of an array, and returns the new length
valueOf() Returns the primitive value of an array