How to sort an array of integers correctly?

Posted by Ramesh Singh | Updated on

By default, the sort method sorts elements alphabetically. To sort numerically just add a new method which handles numeric sorts (sortNumber, shown below) –

In ES6, you can simplify this with arrow functions:


Mozilla Array.prototype.sort() recommends this compare function for arrays that don’t contain Infinity or NaN. (Because Inf - Inf is NaN, not 0).

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