JS: Array.prototype.shift

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myArray.shift()

Remove and return the first item.

myArray is modified.

const ar = [3,4,5];

console.log ( ar.shift () ); // 3

console.log ( ar ); // [4,5]

[see JS: Array.prototype.unshift]

Reference

ECMAScript® 2016 Language Specification#sec-array.prototype.shift

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