Dart Flutter Tips

Sorting collections

Instead of using the 'compare' in 'sort' every time, you can override a method 'compareTo' in your object.
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Sorting collections
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Instead of using the compare in sort every time, you can override a method compareTo in your object.

void main() {
  final sortedArray = <A>[A(3), A(1), A(2)]..sort();
  print(sortedArray); // <A>[A(1), A(2), A(3)]

class A with Comparabte<A> {
  const A(this.id);

  final int id;

  int compareTo(A other) => id.compareTo(other.id);
  String toString() => 'A($id)';
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