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1 line of code: How to get the first index of the highest numeric item of an Array

const indexOfHighest = arr => arr.indexOf(Math.max.apply(null, arr));
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Returns the index of the highest numerical item of the array.

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You can find the all the utility functions from this series at github.com/martinkr/onelinecode
The library is also published to npm as @onelinecode for your convenience.

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