10. JavaScript: Arrays

Yea, from the table of my memory I’ll wipe away all trivial fond records.

—William Shakespeare

Praise invariably implies a reference to a higher standard.


With sobs and tears he sorted out Those of the largest size...

—Lewis Carroll

Attempt the end, and never stand to doubt; Nothing’s so hard, but search will find it out.

—Robert Herrick


In this chapter you’ll:

• Declare arrays, initialize arrays and refer to individual elements of arrays.

• Store lists and tables of values in arrays.

• Pass arrays to functions.

• Search and sort arrays.

• Declare and manipulate multidimensional arrays.


10.1 Introduction

10.2 Arrays

10.3 Declaring and Allocating Arrays

10.4 Examples Using Arrays

10.4.1 Creating, ...

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