filter

The function returns a new list with items that pass the test.

This function does not generate an event.

Function

array.filter(callback)

Arguments

Argument Type Description
callback closure (required) Closure to execute on each value.

Explanation of the callback argument:

Iterable Arguments Description
array item, index Iterate over all items in the array. Both item and index are optional.

Return value

A new list with the items that pass the test. If no items passed the test, an empty list will be returned.

Example

This code shows an example using filter():

users = [{name: 'Iris', age: 6}, {name: 'Sasha', age: 34}];

/*
 * Return all users with age 18 or above
 */

users.filter(|user| user.age >= 18);

Return value in JSON format

[
    {
        "age": 34,
        "name": "Sasha"
    }
]