The Array method pop() in Apps Script

The Array method pop() removes the last element from an array and returns it. .

Syntax

array.pop()

Parameters

Not applicable.

Return value

The pop() method returns the last element from an array. If the array is empty, the pop() method returns null.

Example

The code below uses the pop() array method to remove elements from the array colors.

var colors = ["red", "blue"];
Logger.log(colors);
Logger.log(colors.length);
var color1 = colors.pop();
Logger.log(color1);
Logger.log(colors);
Logger.log(colors.length);
var color2 = colors.pop();
Logger.log(color2);
Logger.log(colors);
Logger.log(colors.length);
var color3 = colors.pop();
Logger.log(color3);
Logger.log(colors);
Logger.log(colors.length);

Output

[red, blue]

2.0

blue

[red]

1.0

red

[]

0.0

null

[]

0.0

Conclusion

In this tutorial, you learned how to use the pop() array method to remove elements from an array.


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