JavaScript Array Methods

Published on: September 24, 2016

Welcome to the fourteenth Easy JavaScript Tutorial, Beginner JavaScript Tutorial, part of Easy Programming! In this tutorial, we look at the various types of methods available in JavaScript.   

Arrays are extremely powerful and the methods available will give your fingertips even more power. The methods available to you are:

Here are a few of the Array Methods available to you:

Name Description
array.toString() convert an array to a string
array.join() convert an array to a string but you can specify a separator
array.pop() remove the last element from the array (lifo)
array.push() add an element to the end (lifo)
array.shift() remove the first element from the array (fifo)
array.unshift() add an element in the beginning (fifo)
array.splice() add or remove new elements anywhere in the array
array.slice() create a new array with previous array data
array.sort() sort the array values in ascending order
array.reverse() sort the array values in descending order
string.split() split a string into an array
array.forEach Loop/iterate through array elements - tutorial covered in the Array.forEach tutorial

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