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use Lodash to sort array of object by value

I am trying to sort an array by ‘name’ value (using Lodash). I used the Lodash docs to create the solution below however .orderBy doesn’t seem to be having any affect at all. Can anyone shed some light on the correct way to sort array?

Chars Array

[  
   {  
      "id":25,
      "name":"Anakin Skywalker",
      "createdAt":"2017-04-12T12:48:55.000Z",
      "updatedAt":"2017-04-12T12:48:55.000Z"
   },
   {  
      "id":1,
      "name":"Luke Skywalker",
      "createdAt":"2017-04-12T11:25:03.000Z",
      "updatedAt":"2017-04-12T11:25:03.000Z"
   }
]

Function Code

 var chars = this.state.characters;

 _.orderBy(chars, 'name', 'asc'); // Use Lodash to sort array by 'name'

 this.setState({characters: chars})

Answer

This method orderBy does not change the input array, you have to assign the result to your array :

var chars = this.state.characters;

chars = _.orderBy(chars, ['name'],['asc']); // Use Lodash to sort array by 'name'

 this.setState({characters: chars})