Using lodash to compare jagged arrays (items existence without order)

If you sort the outer array, you can use _.isEqual() since the inner array is already sorted.

var array1 = [['a', 'b'], ['b', 'c']];
var array2 = [['b', 'c'], ['a', 'b']];
_.isEqual(array1.sort(), array2.sort()); //true

Note that .sort() will mutate the arrays. If that’s a problem for you, make a copy first using (for example) .slice() or the spread operator (...).

Or, do as Daniel Budick recommends in a comment below:

_.isEqual(_.sortBy(array1), _.sortBy(array2))

Lodash’s sortBy() will not mutate the array.

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