Almost every modern language comes with sorting procedures. Is there any reason to dive into?
Very often it doesn’t matter which sorting procedure we select. Especially when we’re sorting a relatively small set of data, say, less than 1000 records, and the performance is not critical. Moreover, some languages give no options but one sorting procedure (taking into consideration only basic language facilities).
But what if we have gigabytes to be sorted? Let’s check out that case. Czytaj dalej New word order – sorting