javascript sort array with objects
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javascript sort array with objects

user2543

var array = [
  {name: "John", age: 34},
  {name: "Peter", age: 54},
  {name: "Jake", age: 25}
];

array.sort(function(a, b) {
  return a.age - b.age;
}); // Sort youngest first

javascript sort array of objects

user5664

const books = [
  {id: 1, name: 'The Lord of the Rings'},
  {id: 2, name: 'A Tale of Two Cities'},
  {id: 3, name: 'Don Quixote'},
  {id: 4, name: 'The Hobbit'}
]

compareObjects(object1, object2, key) {
  const obj1 = object1[key].toUpperCase()
  const obj2 = object2[key].toUpperCase()

  if (obj1 < obj2) {
    return -1
  }
  if (obj1 > obj2) {
    return 1
  }
  return 0
}

books.sort((book1, book2) => {
  return compareObjects(book1, book2, 'name')
})

// Result:
// {id: 2, name: 'A Tale of Two Cities'}
// {id: 3, name: 'Don Quixote'}
// {id: 4, name: 'The Hobbit'}
// {id: 1, name: 'The Lord of the Rings'}