Sorting Algorithms

This page has visualizations of some comparison based sorting algorithms. The quick sort, bubble sort and cocktail shaker sort are due to the good folks at Sun Microsystems. The original SortItem applet was written by James Gosling.

*Click on the applets to watch them sort.*

- The applet.
- The "generic" sorting algorithm.
- The BozoSort Algorithm
- The PermSort Algorithm
- The StoogeSort Algorithm
- The QMSort Algorithm
- The BubbleSort Algorithm
- The SelectionSort Algorithm
- The CocktailSort Algorithm
- The InsertionSort Algorithm
- The ShakerSort Algorithm
- The ShakerSort 2 Algorithm
- The ShellSort Algorithm
- The QSort Algorithm
- The HeapSort Algorithm
- The JSort Algorithm
- The MergeSort Algorithm
- A Note on ShellSort sent to my by Elliot Gagnon