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Discussion on: Get a Random Element from an Array in JavaScript

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Peter Vivo

You are right, maybe with | 0 can write shorter:

const pick = list => list[list.length * Math.random() | 0];

const winner = pick(participants);
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Gaël Thomas Author

Oh, I like the idea! I just tried it, and it seems to work well! Thanks for sharing that! 🙏

I also like the idea of creating a generic function to get a pseudo-random value from a list.