Be Careful with Array Mutators

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A while ago, I wrote a linting rule to highlight an error that I’d made on a few occasions. Let’s look at the error — and its variations — and then at the rule that prevents it.

The error

If you are used to working with fluent APIs — perhaps with D3 or lodash — it feels natural to write Array-based code like this:

const developers = employees…

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