Find the minimal number or alphabetically first string in an array


number|string min(array[number]|array[string] $collection)

Returns the lowest found number in a number array, or the alphabetically first string in a string array.


array[number] array[string] $collection

Array to find the minimum of. All entries must be numbers, or they must all be strings.


number | string

The lowest number or the alphabetically first string in $collection.


    a: min(`[1, 2]`),
    b: min(`['alpha', 'beta']`),
    c: min(`['alpha', 3, 'beta']`),       // Error
    d: min(`['alpha', '4', 'beta']`),
    e: min(`[5, false, 6]`),
    f: min(`[null, -7.0, -8.0]`),
    g: min(`['alpha', 'beta', null]`),
    h: min(`['alpha', 'beta', true]`)     // Error
  "a": 1,
  "b": "alpha",
  "d": "4",
  "e": false,    // false evaluates to 0
  "f": -8.0,     // null evaluates to 0, valid
  "g": null,     // null is smaller than all strings, valid