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Executing Shell Commands with Node.js

Introduction

System administrators and developers frequently turn to automation to reduce their workload and improve their processes. When working with servers, automated tasks are frequently scripted with shell scripts. However, a developer might prefer to use a more general higher-level language for complex tasks. Many applications also need to interact

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Sorting Arrays in JavaScript

Like many other popular languages, JavaScript conveniently comes with a built-in method for sorting arrays. While the end result is the same, the various JavaScript engines implement this method using different sort algorithms:

  • V8: Quicksort or Insertion Sort (for smaller arrays)
  • Firefox: Merge sort
  • Safari: Quicksort, Merge Sort, or Selection
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