How to swap two array items in JavaScript

In this Article we will go through how to swap two array items only using single line of code in JavaScript. This is a one-line JavaScript code snippet that uses one of the most popular ES6 features => Arrow Function.

Let's define this short function:

const swapItems = (a, i, j) => a[i] && a[j] && [...a.slice(0, i), a[j], ...a.slice(i + 1, j), a[i], ...a.slice(j + 1)] || a;

Parameters i must be less than j.

#Example

swapItems([1, 2, 3, 4, 5], 1, 4);   // [1, 5, 3, 4, 2] 
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