JavaScript - Array sort() Method


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Description

Javascript array sort() method sorts the elements of an array.

Syntax

Its syntax is as follows −

array.sort( compareFunction );

Parameter Details

compareFunction − Specifies a function that defines the sort order. If omitted, the array is sorted lexicographically.

Return Value

Returns a sorted array.

Example

Try the following example.

<html>
   <head>
      <title>JavaScript Array sort Method</title>
   </head>
   
   <body>
      <script type="text/javascript">
         var arr = new Array("orange", "mango", "banana", "sugar");
         
         var sorted = arr.sort();
         document.write("Returned string is : " + sorted );
      </script>
      
   </body>
</html>

Output

Returned array is : banana,mango,orange,sugar 

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